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Senior CFD Engineer - Aerodynamics

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Ängelholm
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Ängelholm
  • On-site

The Koenigsegg R&D team is a small, agile hub of highly talented individuals, where the sum is greater than the parts. Koenigsegg is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class team operates with a non-conventional, ‘Lean Development’ philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate.

For this role we are looking for someone with a genuine passion for engineering the best vehicles in the world. You will be working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company, leading the way in the hypercar business. You’ll work alongside accomplished, world-renowned engineers on perhaps the most exciting automotive programs in existence today.

We are looking for Senior CFD Engineer - Aerodynamics to strengthen our team in Ängelholm, Sweden. As a Senior CFD Engineer -Aerodynamics at Koenigsegg you will be responsible for the aerodynamic development of our road cars using a combination of CFD and vehicle testing. You will be joining the rapidly growing CFD team and working in a fast-paced environment with short decision paths. You will be working as an individual contributor and a team player to formulize and investigate the concepts to achieve the vehicle performance targets. You are ambitious, curious, collaborative and have a genuine passion for technology and vehicles.

You will be working closely with technical specialists and cross functional teams to provide technical expertise for vehicle development programs. You will be planning, conducting, benchmarking and presenting the results to the leadership. Multidisciplinary interfaces with other vehicle development disciplines and departments are your daily routine. You are expected to decompose the vehicle specification to attributes and aero development plan for high performance targets. Defining the functional architecture targets for active aero devices, suspension systems, test specifications and simulation validations are some of your responsibilities.

Work with great people

Markus Lundh
Prototype driver and technician
"I get to leverage my strengths and put me in opportunities where I can shine – from production to prototype tech & driver!"
Kenneth Christensen
Engine Assembly Team Lead
"Working with first-mover tech, the daily work at Koenigsegg is always a exciting challenge. Not for the weak of heart."
Elif Ozdemir
Homologation Engineer
"The feeling of having a part in building a piece of art, a Koenigsegg, is just… beyond description!"

Skills & Requirements

As a key team member, your role will encompass a diverse set of responsibilities:

  • CFD Model Development : Construct and prepare intricate CFD models for aero simulations.
  • Simulation Execution : Perform simulations with precision and thoroughness.
  • Result Analysis : Conduct comprehensive analysis of simulation results.
  • Interpretation and Reporting : Articulate clear interpretations of findings and deliver impactful presentations in detailed reports.
  • Design Propositions : Propose innovative design solutions and evaluate conceptual approaches.
  • Method Development : Contribute to the development of methodologies and implement effective processes.
  • Collaboration with Validation Team : Define DVP (Design Verification Plan) and collaborate closely with the validation team.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration : Work collaboratively with design and methodology engineers to develop feasible aero concepts aimed at achieving high-performance targets.
  • Team Building and Mentoring : Play a pivotal role in fostering teamwork and mentorship within the team.

This multifaceted role requires a blend of technical expertise, creative thinking, and effective collaboration to drive success in the dynamic field of aero simulations and development.

Qualifications and requirements

  • MSc in Mechanical/Aerospace/Automotive Engineering (PhD would be advantageous)
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced proficiency in OpenFoam
  • Advanced modeling skills in Catia/3Dexperience
  • Advanced skills in ParaView
  • Expert knowledge of CFD modeling techniques; capable of breaking down complex problems into manageable CFD investigations
  • Experience in Wind tunnel testing with a strong understanding of performance measurement systems and components
  • Experience in the Automotive industry, preferably in motorsports
  • Formula Student experience is highly regarded
  • Profound understanding of vehicle aerodynamics and fundamentals of heat transfer
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience in Star-CCM+ and Fluent would be advantageous
  • Familiarity with Vehicle thermal management and system functionalities is desirable

Great Place to Work

  • Opportunity to impact a growing company

  • Work alongside world-class talent

  • Flexible work schedules + Culture of collaboration

  • Long track record of success and profitability

  • Engaging and sharing work environment

  • Quick decision making, flat hierarchy

About the company

Koenigsegg is most known for building some of the fastest cars in the world; with almost all of our megacar technologies that are patented and made in-house by our almost 500 world-class technicians, engineers, sourcing experts, production craftsmen, and communicators.

What we’ve created is a unique proving ground of engineering creativity that makes use of our breakthrough megacar development and legacy to push the boundaries of sustainable mobility technology.

So, what’s next?

We are on a universe-denting mission to develop the next generation of breakthrough tech and products. We are looking for outstanding, impactful, and authentic individuals to grow with us. Our ambitions are inspiring but will push the limits of what is possible – requiring one to work efficiently amid our cross-functional teams to execute at high-quality levels.

The goal is clear: innovate and transform.

Renjith Surendran | Contact Person

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