Thermal Comfort Simulation Engineer (f/m) - RD 14256

Function: Engineering (R&D, Manuf. Eng.)
Localization: France - Picardie - Méru
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 11th June 2019
New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you're willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow's cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.
Our Business Group Faurecia Interiors, which develops and produces dashboards, center consoles, cockpit and door panels, is looking for a Thermal Comfort Simulation Engineer (f/m) for its Cockpit Technologies Division, to be based in its R&D Center in Méru (60-parisian area).
Job Description:
Essential responsibilities and duties
The thermal comfort simulation engineer (f/m) will perform fluid, thermal and system simulations as part of the Faurecia Interiors Thermal Comfort Activity. He/she will be in charge to develop the numerical platform and validate different thermal solutions developed by Faurecia Interiors.
The main missions of the role are:
  • Develop numerical simulation methods (3D CFD / heat transfer / system simulation):
    • Software / Hardware sizing / Method guidelines
  • Validate new solutions favorable to cockpit thermal comfort
  • Define the necessary simulations and related costs needed in a development program based on the existing specifications
  • Check and approve simulations according the design verification plan with program team and the customer
  • Control and coordinate the performed simulations in a program
  • Be responsible for the negotiated simulation budget
  • Present the results to the development and the customer
  • Check and approve results from suppliers
  • Support pre-development, sales and marketing 
The ideal candidate would have:
  • Master's degree, PhD appreciated, in fluids mechanic – energetic – heat transfer
  • Strong experience in aerothermal coupled simulations  
  • Good knowledge of following software’s :
    • Key CFD : CCM+ or GT suite or similar
    • Thermal : Taitherm or GT suite
    • System : AMESIM or GT suite or similar
    • Scripting skills : Python or similar
  • Practical experience in the automotive or aeronautic industry
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive interior with thermal comfort
  • Product development experience and knowledge of program standards and methods
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to conduct change management with the right leadership competencies: active listening, motivating others, agility, drive for results.
  • Team player with strong communication skills and an International mind set

Minimum bi-lingual (English required) – German would be appreciated

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