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CFD Engineer

CFD Engineer
by Admin on 04-17-2023 at 2:16 pm

  • Full Time
  • Detroit, MI
  • Applications have closed

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Detroit, MI is looking for a CFD Engineer. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

  • Performing Oil Flow and Thermal management analysis on conventional and electrical axle systems to predict lubrication performance and thermal parameters using 3D CFD/CHT models utilizing STAR-CCM+
  • Ability to prepare complex CAD geometry for meshing. ANSA and similar
  • Understanding the concepts of numerical convergence, spatial/temporal discretization, turbulence modeling
  • VOF model setup, rotating gears and components implementation
  • Performing 1D Thermal modeling using Amesim
  • Familiarity with Simerics is helpful
  • Analyzing design parameters and testing results and providing design guidelines for improving axle efficiency and lubrication performance
  • Working with Product Engineering to ensure axle efficiency and lubrication meet performance requirements
  • Writing technical reports

What You Will Need:


  • 2+ years experience
  • Experience using Star CCM+
  • Bachelors Degree

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the area of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

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At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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