Senior Vehicle CFD Engineer - Vehicle (m/f)

Sv. Nedelja, Croatia


Rimac Automobili develops and manufactures the world's fastest and most exciting electric vehicles – both our own cars such as the Concept_One and its successors, but also for many of the major brands in the industry. We are looking for a Senior CFD Engineer who will help us develop state-of-the-art vehicle aerodynamics, active aero elements, cooling systems and other systems that involve fluids in motion. You will be involved in the whole vehicle development process – from the first line on a blank sheet of paper, all the way until a beautiful and aerodynamically advanced and efficient car hits the showrooms. It is expected that the candidate offers innovative and forward-thinking solutions and acts pro-actively. The candidate will carry out CFD analysis and analyze the results based on input from various departments – design, body engineering, powertrain engineering, battery development etc. Due to the usual conflicts between styling and aerodynamics, you have to be able to deliver solutions that will keep both the designers and the aerodynamic targets happy – which won't be an easy job.


1. Responsibilities: 

• Develop full aerodynamic concepts for future Rimac Automobili sports cars

• Develop and execute aerodynamic and fluid model concepts

• Analysis of fluid systems

• Optimization and validation of solutions that involve fluids in motion

• Be the technical-reference person for all CFD engineers that work in Virtual analysis team


2. Work Tasks:

• Provide the support to Virtual Analysis Manager in order to set-up all methodologies concerning his field of analysis

• Provide the support to Virtual Analysis Manager in order to set-up CFD-vehicle-matrix and planning of activities

• Collecting and analyzing test data

• Suggesting improvements based on the collected data

• Document findings, communicate results and make technical presentations

• Support test activities both on and off-site

• Mentor less experienced engineers


3. Requirements:

• Bachelor or higher Degree

• At least 5 years of experience in automotive industry is required

• Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken)

• Experience in CFD analysis: external and internal aerodynamic, cooling systems

• A strong grasp of fluid dynamics, heat transfer, structural mechanics and dynamics

• Proficiency generating grids for CFD analysis

• Application and CV have to be in English


4. Considered as an advantage:

• Previous experience with OPEN FOAM, ANSYS FLUENT or STAR-CCM+

• Good programming skills and previous experience with C++



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