Senior Principal CFD Analysis Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
PC04 Eng. Serv., Mot

Purpose of Job                             PASSION FOR E-FUTURE?

We have found an answer to the question of what will be the drive for the vehicles of tomorrow: Your skills and passion. You will not simply advance electro-mobility, but you will shape it together with us. Striving to master new challenges and persistently searching for even better solutions are the foundation of our everyday work. A love for cars and automotive technology underscores everything we do. These are the factors that drive us to find even better solutions that move our customers forward consistently and foster excitement.



MAHLE Powertrain is a global engineering consultancy that specialises in the design, development and integration both of electrified powertrain systems and of advanced internal combustion engines. Our dual technological strategy is to lead the development of electro-mobility and, at the same time, the further optimisation of internal combustion engines.



Engineering excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We celebrate innovative thinking, encourage learning and knowledge development and it is important for us to grow our talent internally. We are seeking exceptional engineers to join our team and contribute to the further growth of our technical capabilities.


Role & Responsiblities

Provide Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis support to engineering programmes and help support the CFD team including traditional internal combustion engine CFD and electrification topics

Co-ordinate group direction and process development for new technology and software



  • To perform analysis of the fluid flow in engine and battery systems and components to support project and customer requirements

  • To carry out fluid analysis using hand calculations and spreadsheets where required but principally using CFD

  • To liase with customers, project teams and sub-contractors

  • To present results and recommendations of the analysis to the customer

  • To help prepare quotations and develop timing plans

  • To monitor project progress and provide feedback to project leaders

  • To provide guidance to other members of the CFD team offering coaching and support where necessary

  • To help develop the companies CFD analysis capabilities

  • To represent the analysis function in multi discipline projects


Qualifications & Experience

  • A MEng/BEng in Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering is desirable

  • Relevant experience of applying CFD analysis techniques in an appropriate engineering environment

  • Experience of steady state and transient CFD analysis for both incompressible and compressible fluids



  • A high level of computer literacy

  • Knowledge of general engineering fundamentals

  • Good knowledge of CFD techniques including multi-phase and transient moving geometry simulation

  • Numerical and analytical skills

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering drawings

  • A high level of proficiency in a major CFD code preferably StarCCM+ and/or Converge





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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D

Northampton, GB

Company:  MAHLE Powertrain Ltd.

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

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