Senior CFD Simulation Scientist

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Vaesteras, SE

Senior CFD Simulation Scientist

Are you ready to lead the charge in revolutionizing fluid mechanics and electromagnetism?  Do you have Technical M.Sc. with 5+ years of industrial experience or a technical Ph.D. in Physics, Mechanics, Thermal & Fluid dynamics, Aeronautics or equivalent?

Join our dynamic team and immerse yourself in cutting-edge CFD/Multiphysics analysis at Technology Consulting NKT -  a world leading company in high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing, and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition.

Be a Technical Leader at the Technology Consulting Department:

As the demand for advanced investigations in fluid dynamics and Multiphysics applications is growing, we are now looking for a Principal CFD/Multiphysics Simulation Engineer to strengthen the Applied Mechanics Department.

The department  portfolio covers a wide range of high and medium voltage cutting edge products with emphasis on high-voltage cables, supporting the global community in the quest for a green energy transformation.     

Your main tasks will be to:

  • Perform CFD/Multiphysics analysis for different cutting edge product applications to solve complex and interesting problems that arise in various areas of fluid mechanics and electromagnetism  for medium and high voltage application
  • Initiate and drive technology and/or product development and ensure innovative solutions with customer value.
  • Understand our internal and external customer needs as well as their business drivers and implement creative solutions that requires highly advanced computational models and complex simulation analyses
  • Lead and conduct various type of consulting and R&D projects end-to-end, from initial client discussion to execution and reporting. You will contribute with your modelling and simulation expertise to the future development of world class high and medium voltage products.

The position is permanent, full-time, and located in Västerås, Sweden.

The Technology Consulting team has provided cross-disciplinary investigations and solutions, both in long-term assignments and in time-critical investigations, for 100+ years. Our unique combination of laboratories and competences within mechanics, electrical testing, chemistry and materials, together with unmatched experience from working closely with industry partners from various sectors, makes us the partner of choice in solving technical challenges. We are a diverse team of 30+ people with 14 different nationalities but with one passion: We are all Connectors of a green tomorrow!

Innovative & collaborative Senior CFD Simulation Scientist

To succeed in this role, it will be advantageous to have a Technical M.Sc. with 5+ years of industrial experience or a technical Ph.D. in Physics, Mechanics, Thermal & Fluid dynamics, Aeronautics or equivalent.

Additional qualities for this rewarding position are the ability to generate significant value for the business and customers through your technical contributions, excellent communication skills to effectively convey information and a self-motivated, collaborative, innovative, and methodical mindset that promotes structured and systematic thinking.

Further important qualifications are:

  • Knowledge of CFD, electromagnetism and numerical modeling with solid programming and scripting skills
  • Excellent skills and extensive experiences with commercial software, i.e. FLUENT, COMSOL
  • Knowledge of machinery cooling/forced convection, free convection, multiphase simulations, non-Newtonian fluids/extrusion flows, high voltage electric fields, Multiphysics simulations, electromagnetic applications, commercial finite element analysis software, i.e. ABAQUS is a merit.

Contribute, Challenge and Grow

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from diverse backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

Sounds interesting? Then we would like to speak to you. Even if you do not tick all the boxes – If you are motivated, have potential, and want to contribute to our success, even if you do not meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply.

We will review applications continuously, but we recommend you apply no later than 14th April 2024. Be aware that personality and cognitive tests might be included in the recruitment process.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you may contact Giampaolo Martufi, In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to the HR Business Partner, Sanjana Tripathy, at:

Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

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About NKT
Join a diverse and international team of experts developing the power cable technology of the future with focus on deeper sea, lower losses and higher performance. Technology is leading the corporate R&D program including material development and operating some of the most advanced high-voltage test centers in the industry. NKT also operates a Technology Consulting center in Sweden, where technical experts and scientists supports industries worldwide in cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

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