Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Engineer

Group14 Technologies
US - Washington - Woodinville
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  • Job Reference: HQ1
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

Group14 Technologies

Founded in 2015 to enable the electrification of everything, Group14’s battery materials breakthrough brings new levels of energy performance to lithium-ion-powered devices and vehicles. Recognized by the Department of Energy for its novel, drop-in ready nanomaterials and reliable industrial-scale process, Group14 serves the global transition to an all-electric future with performance for any use case. 
The electrification of everything starts with amazing people. We believe that a more sustainably powered world requires solutions for today, not years from now. The passion, collaboration, perseverance, and bravery of our team continually inspires us to push beyond the conventional to deliver the truly incredible with everything we do.
Group14’s dedication to meeting the battery demands of today through lithium-silicon battery innovation and scalable commercial manufacturing processes are what differentiates us and makes us a reliable partner. We believe that one day soon, we’ll wake up to an all-electric world.
Backed by notable strategic investors and customers such as Porsche AG, Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), BASF, Showa Denko, and SK Inc, Group14 recently raised a $400 million Series C round and secured an additional $100 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to scale its technology.
Our team and everyone at our company is committed to cultivating a more sustainably powered world with solutions for today, not years from now.

About the role:
The CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) Engineer role is responsible for supporting the installation, and commissioning of new processing equipment.  This role will also log and analyze key process data and use this data to evaluate process stability and suggest/support process improvement efforts. 

What you’ll be doing:
* Carry out process development studies towards scale up and commercialization of process technology.
* Assist in design, construction, and commissioning of process equipment.
* Work with the R&D and operations team to develop solutions to problems and improve production throughput, cost, product quality and process safety.
* Collect and evaluate data in order to plan experiments to modify and improve processes.
* Develop and contribute manufacturing best practices as well as assist in manufacturing database design/management.
* Collaborate with Research & Development to ensure the manufacturability of new products and processes.
* Collaborate with the maintenance/facilities personnel to improve equipment reliability.
* Resolve technical issues with equipment and processes to keep the production online.

What we’re looking for:
* B.S. (M.S. preferred) in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent.
* Must have experience with Ansys CAE (Workbench, Mechanical and Fluent) software experience.
* Experience with CFD in the automotive industry or prior battery background.
* Experience in materials production and/or chemical processing.
* Experience with thermal processing.
* Experience in analyzing metals and polymers (stamped or formed sheet metal, injection-molded, insert molded, machined, extruded, die-cast, welding, etc.).
* Strong English skills are required, both spoken and written.?
Other qualities we’d love for you to have:

* HEV CAE experience is desired.
* Experience with other CAE tools.
* Experience in working in an R&D environment with time pressure, open-ended technical problems, and substantial individual autonomy are nice to have.
Group14 offers compelling benefits:

* Medical, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability benefits are 100% covered for employee coverage.
* A generous Paid Time Off accrual policy.
* 401(k) with company match.
* Stock options
Please note:  We are not able to accommodate candidates in need of work sponsorship at this time.
At Group14, all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.  We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Group14 is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.


- Ansys CAE/CAE tools
- HEV CAE experience
- Thermal Processing


Latest news (Dec 2022):
Group14 Closes an Additional $214M to Complete $614M Series C Funding Round
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Contact Details

City: Woodinville
State/Province: Washington
Zipcode: 98072
Country: United States

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