Senior CFD Engineer (m/f)

Sv. Nedelja, Croatia

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

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 – design, powertrain engineering, battery development, power electronics, etc.

The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for cars, technology and engineering with a background in mechanical engineering education and additional projects within the industry.

1. Responsibilities:

• Developing full cooling systems for vehicles

• Developing and executing cooling systems for components

• Analysis of fluid systems

• Collecting and analyzing test data

• Suggesting improvements based on the collected data

• Document findings, communicating results and making technical presentations

• Supporting test activities both on and off-site

• Optimization and validation of solutions that involve cooling

• Being the technical-reference person for all CFD engineers who work in the CAE team

2. Requirements:

• Master’s degree in physics, mechanical or aerospace engineering

• At least 5 years of professional experience

• Advanced knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics

• Advanced knowledge of software for CFD analysis – OpenFoam preferred

• Advanced knowledge of meshing software – ANSA preferred

• A high level of technical knowledge and experience with cooling component systems and their efficiency

• Fluent in spoken and written English

• Skilled in organization, planning and mentoring

3. Considered as an advantage:

• Knowledge of dielectric coolants

• Understanding of components for electric vehicles

• Experience in the automotive industry

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