Senior CFD Engineer (m/f)
ZG - Savska Opatovina, Croatia

Rimac Automobili is a technology powerhouse, manufacturing electric hypercars and providing full tech solutions to global automotive manufacturers. Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for the Concept_One and C_Two as well as numerous public and confidential projects, thus positioning Rimac as a leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry.

We always wanted to be more than just a place to work. What we do and how all of our team members feel is meaningful to us and we want each to feel like part of a big family.


We are looking for a Senior CFD Engineer who will help us develop state-of-the-art components such as gearboxes, electric motors, inverters, battery packs, cooling systems, etc. The candidate should offer innovative and forward-thinking solutions and acts pro-actively. The candidate will carry out a CFD analysis and analyze the results based on the input from various departments as powertrain engineering or battery system engineering. The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for modeling, technology and engineering with a background in mechanical/aerospace engineering or applied physics education and 5+ years of working experience within the industry.


1. Responsibilities

  • Developing cooling systems and solutions for different components of electric powertrain like motors, inverters or batteries
  • Performing CFD analysis of internal cooling flows and the of the heat transfer inside of the components
  • Participating in testing and analyzing test data
  • Optimization and validation of solutions that involve cooling
  • Interacting with other departments or suppliers to collect input data for simulation and model building
  • Providing suggestions and improvements after analyzing simulation and/or experimental data
  • Mentoring
  • Write technical documents, prepare presentations and communicate the results to customers


2. Requirements

  • Experience in CFD analysis – flow, heat transfer, multiphase
  • Experience with OpenFoam and Ansys Fluent is considered as an advantage
  • Knowledge of meshing software – Ansys Mesher, ICEM, Fluent meshing
  • Advanced knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics
  • A high level of technical knowledge and experience with cooling systems and cooling of the components
  • Commitment to project plan and promised deliverables
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Aerospace or similar filed
  • 5+ years of experience with CFD modelling
  • Relevant experience in the Automotive or similar industries
  • Fluent spoken and written English


3. What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology, from scratch!
  • Family-like and open work environment
  • Courageous, curious and entrepreneurial team members to work with
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Financial support for accommodation and transportation
  • Dog-friendly office 


We thank all those who submit applications for this role. Please note that only those candidates who meet the required experience and qualifications will be contacted directly. All of our applicants will be provided with equal opportunities regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, culture or any other non-work related personal characteristic. All applications will be considered under the terms and conditions of confidentiality in accordance with the regulations of personal data protection.

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