Mechanical simulation engineer (H/F)

Do you love challenges ? Do you want to be part of the development of future mobility solutions and like to work in a global work environment with experienced colleagues ?
There is now an opportunity for you to join us in the Simulation & NVH team at Powertrain Engineering Lyon as a Mechanical Simulation Engineer for Powertrain Systems.
This is us, Your new colleagues
We are a diverse team of 11 experienced engineers supporting product development with high quality structural simulations (static, dynamic, thermo-mechanical, acoustic) to drive the design of the Medium Duty engine from a durability feature perspective.
Our team performs also vibration measurements and acoustic analysis, so that you will be given the opportunity to enlarge your vision with this multidisciplinarity.
We are looking for a new team member that can focus on dynamic simulation (multi-body, modal…) in order to strengthen our ability to feed the future of engine development. Ambition of the team is to build professional excellence to deliver smart & calibrated answers on durability feature to our internal customers.
What does a Mechanical Simulation Engineer at Volvo Powertrain Engineering work with?
As a mechanical simulation engineer, you plan and perform mechanical analysis of engine parts using Multi-body or FEM simulation.
You analyze the results and shall be able to recommend improvements and present the results to the internal customers.
You ensure correlation with measurements.
Your work supports project feasibility studies, concept evaluations, detailed developments as well as quality issues solving. In order to find the best solution you understand the end customers need, taking all project and product requirements into account.
You interact with many different product development engineers to maximize the usage of simulation in the validation process.
Furthermore, you are part of the Powertrain Engineering CAE network. You contribute in building efficient and realistic roadmaps for knowledge and methodology improvement and you make it happen.
Who are you? (Required knowledge/experience)
To be successful we believe that you have an analytical ability, like practical ideas, enjoy challenges and solving problems.
You are well organized and like deliver results on time.
A good knowledge of powertrain or automotive product development is valued.
You have a proven experience (5 years) within structural simulation using multi-body and FEA methods, as well as a personal ambition to always perform better.
You have a solid interest in technology.
You will collaborate with colleagues within the Volvo Group all around the world, open-minded and communicative, you will easily work in our diverse environment.
Curious and autonomous, you have the potential to embrace a wider scope in the future.
  • Master degree in physics, mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Skills in Multi-Body Simulation tools (such as AVL-EXCITE for example)
  • Skills in FEA tools (such as ANSYS, ABAQUS)
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Experience in powertrain development is a merit

However, since we don’t know you yet we probably won’t have everything right about your story and who you are. So please – surprise us! Apply and explain how you can make this job done in a great way!
We are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender.
We look forward to your application!
Curious, and have some questions? Contact me!
Fabien Acher, Group Manager Simulation & NVH, mail:

Über uns

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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