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Advert-ID: 15097759

Combustion & CFD Engineer, Wärtsilä, Vaasa

Wärtsilä Oyj Abp

Are you an expert in the field of technology and have done simulation with OpenFOAM? We are now looking for a Combustion and CFD Engineer for our client company Wärtsilä in their Vaasa unit. If you have OpenFOAM experience, basic programming skills and good communication skills, you might be the person we are looking for! Apply soon - we are proceeding with potential candidates already during the application period.

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Company: Wärtsilä Oyj Abp

City: Vaasa

Job Category: Technology

Extent: Full time

Start date: November 2023

Type of work: Staffing

Other: Possibility to work remote

About the role

In this role you will mostly use Linux cluster, Python and OpenFOAM programming tools. You work closely with CFD model developers in a team that aims to answer performance related questions regarding engines and provide boundary conditions for further simulations for example with FEA. The goal is to decarbonize societies by developing engines operating with new carbon-free and low-emission fuels. There are 4-5 persons in the team. The work is hybrid but the main work location is Vaasa.

You are offered

  • The support of a professional and international team
  • An interesting and challenging job where one gets to work in the heart of combustion simulation
  • A job that is research oriented and where one has the opportunity to develop oneself

Work tasks

  • Performing simulations of Wärtsilä engines and analyzing results
  • Operating gas and fuel flows, flow calculation, engine and combustion simulation
  • Running parallel simulations In DoE fashion
  • Automating execution and post-processing
  • Contributing feedback to the model developers
  • Developing OpenSource software in connection with OpenFOAM community

We are looking for

  • Relevant educational background (eg. M.Sc, M.Sc student, or higher level of education)
  • OpenFOAM experience
  • Basic programming skills (Bash & Python)
  • Someone who is able to communicate efficiently in a multicultural and international team
  • Fluent English language skills

Database handling, graphics rendering (i.e. Paraview and Blender) skills as well as some additional IT, engine performance or data-science related knowledge are seen as advantage.

To succeed in the role, your personal skills are:

  • Good interaction skills
  • Humble and candid
  • Eager to learn and develop oneself

Our recruitment process

This recruitment process is handled by Academic Work and it is our client’s wish that all questions regarding the position is directed to Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the next phase. The process includes two tests: one personality test and one cognitive test. The tests are tools to find the right talent for the right position, to enable equality, diversity, and a fair process.

Wärtsilä Oyj Abp

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance.

Become a part of Academic Work

As a consultant at Academic Work, we offer great opportunities for professional growth, building your network and creating valuable contacts for the future. You will also have a designated Consultant Manager to support you along your journey.

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