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Vehicle Thermal Management Applications Engineer - Advanced

Northville, Michigan

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 233452
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Northville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:

Job Description:


We are looking for an Application Specialist in the field of Automotive Vehicle Thermal Management (VTM) CFD simulations. You will be part of a team of technical experts within the CCM Product Management organization, which works closely with Product Development, Sales, Customer Support, and Marketing to make Simcenter STAR-CCM+ the leading CFD-focused multiphysics solution in Automotive Industry. In this role, you will be a technical resource and leader for the global Siemens PLM Software company, with responsibilities related to material generation for expediting the sales and support functions, technical guidance for customers, managing internal and external technical relationships, and providing technical input to the development process.


Prerequisite and Essential Functions:


• Primary Accountability

o Establish authority as a global technical leader in VTM CFD applications

o Growth in usage of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ for automotive VTM applications

o Effective and regular technical material generation 

o Build, maintain, and manage technical engagements and collaborations


• Overall responsibility

o As a global technical leader, you are responsible to grow automotive vehicle applications usage, primarily in the Automotive and Heavy Equipment industries, by successfully driving technically complex, challenging and strategic engagements

o As a technical expert, you are responsible to create, maintain and distribute technical material, including but not limited to, benchmarks, journal/conference papers, best practice guides, technical/sales presentations, webinars, internal trainings, demonstration cases.

o As a global technical leader, you will collaborate with Industry Managers as they run marketing campaigns, Sales and Support leaders to expedite technical sales, Product Management and Development to enhance software performance and quality

o You will provide advanced technical support to the global sales and support organizations, and build the expertise of engineers within these organizations, enabling them to support common VTM applications

o As a subject matter expert, you are expected to know and communicate the market trends and competition to guide both product development and sales. 


• Required education and focus

o Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering (or related)


• Required technical experience (including number of years)

o At least 3 years’ experience with CFD for automotive VTM applications


• Required work experience (including number of years)

o Bachelors – 7 yrs, Masters – 5 yrs, PhD – 3 yrs


• Required knowledge, skills, or expertise

o In-depth knowledge of automotive VTM-related CFD applications

o A strong background in, but not limited to, low speed incompressible/compressible flows, turbulence modeling, multiphase flows, conjugate heat transfer

o Extensive experience with handling complex CAD geometries and meshing for CFD

o Hands-on experience with commercial CFD software/s 

o Basic Programming and Shell Scripting Skills

o Basic understanding of Linux and Windows Operating Systems

o Basic business acumen to perform Market Analyses

o Self-motivating, ability to work independently as well as in a team

o Ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively

o Good coordination and communications skills


• Preferred education and focus (if applicable)

o Preferred Masters or PhD with experience in automotive VTM


• Preferred past experience (including number of years)

o Preferred at least 5 years’ experience with CFD for automotive VTM


• Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise

o Expert knowledge of Simcenter STAR-CCM+

o Knowledge of wind tunnel operations and data analysis

o Expert knowledge of JAVA, Python and C++

o Working business knowledge of the CAE simulation market


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