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Thermal Engineer

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2 Sep 2022
The Planet Group have recently been engaged by a leading Aerospace and Defence company to support their recruitment for a Thermal Engineer to join their site in Wolverhampton (WV10). This position is an exciting opportunity for a Thermal Engineer to join their Engineering Department. The company is developing the next generation of high-performance and unique innovative heat exchangers. Significant emphasis will be placed on simulation and as such our client is looking for someone with a background in MATLAB programming and CFD flow analysis. You should have industrial experience in a related field and a natural curiosity and eagerness to solve complex engineering problems related to flow and heat transfer enhancement. Responsibilities: Size heat exchangers by applying principles of heat transfer and fluid mechanics Use of Star CCM+ CFD to simulate flow/heat transfer and perform geometry optimisation to meet set objectives Perform validation tests working alongside Test Engineers Create, maintain, and distribute technical material, including but not limited to, reports, best practice guidelines, design review documents, internal training, and journal/conference papers Create patents through R&D and strengthen links with internal and external organisations and Universities Lead and manage technical engagements and collaborations Requirements: Education Minimum Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a numerate discipline (Maths/Physics, etc.) Industry Experience Aerospace/Automotive preferred but not compulsory Computer Literacy Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Experience programming in MATLAB essential, with experience in Excel VBA and CFD flow and conjugate heat transfer modelling in Star CCM+ are beneficial. Other Skills Strong analytical skills, good communication (verbal/ written) with the ability to work independently as well as in a team. Knowledge of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics are essential. Experience using nTopology and CAD packages such as Siemens NX and/or other commercial CAD tools would be beneficial. If you would like to find out more information about the Thermal Engineer vacancy, please contact Ben Cartwright in the first instance or apply with your CV. We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Each company within the Planet Equity Group is a data controller. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you in line with GDPR guidelines. Full details regarding how we hold your data is available within our Privacy Notice accessible on our website
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  • Job Reference: 702847366-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Planet Group
    The Planet Group
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent