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CFD Engineer in Aerodynamics

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About the job

The road transportation industry is currently undergoing a major transformation towards higher efficiency, reduced environmental footprint and in extension full electrification, where aerodynamics is a key factor.

Scania, already exceling in the aerodynamic field, has ambitious goals to maintain a leading position in providing efficient and sustainable transport solutions - and this is your chance to join our team!

The aerodynamics team at Scania has a wide range of responsibilities in monitoring and developing the aerodynamic properties of both trucks and buses, within different external flow related aspects such as drag, soiling, aeroacoustics and more. The development work is done cross functionally through advanced technical simulations and wind tunnel testing, in close collaboration with the engineering and styling departments.

About the position

You will participate in projects within complete vehicle development, where you will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and propose creative solutions to handle conflicts of interest between engineering, styling and aerodynamic vehicle performance. Together with designers and styling engineers you will generate optimized design for a better future.

During a typical week you will apart from fika and chatting with colleagues, perform CFD simulations and provide feedback based on your results. Time is also spent on documentation and presenting findings to cross-functional teams and management.

Tasks involves planning and executing CFD analysis, including all the necessary steps from extraction and preparation of CAD data and meshing to interpretation of the results. The tools currently used for aerodynamic simulations include the ANSA pre-processor and the PowerFLOW software suite.

Since the aerodynamics team is also responsible for wind tunnel testing, your future activities could also include to prepare for and conduct wind tunnel tests.

Your profile

  • You hold a Master of Science in Aerodynamics, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering or a related field, with great understanding of fluid mechanics and aerodynamics.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years of experience in CFD calculations, preferably in the automotive industry.

As a person, you are organized, quality-conscious and analytical. You have good social skills and the ability to convey your technical knowledge in an instructive, easy-to-understand way, both orally and in written reports.

Other preferred skills are programing, experience in multi-phase and/or aero-acoustic simulations, wind tunnel testing, and experience from working with ANSA and PowerFlow.

We are looking forward to applicants with a standout ability, together with design and testing, to quickly come up with concepts and ideas on how to improve both vehicle and processes.

Our offer

Welcome to an interesting and stimulating job where you are allowed to put forward and try new ideas. We offer a dynamic workplace with varied and challenging work assignments. We focus on a collaborative environment where everyone participates in driving projects forward. As a new employee you will receive the full backing and support from all team members.

Our corporate culture is characterized by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most valuable resource, we invest in continuous training of our employees and provide opportunities for continuous learning and development.

In addition Scania also provide benefits such as company car, mutual bonus, occupational pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced price and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje (Scania Job Express).

For more information

Please contact Markus Olofsson, Head of Strength Simulation Chassis Components, +46 8 553 53156 or Per Elofsson, Senior Technical Manager, Aerodynamics, +46 8 553 835 87.


Your application should include a covering letter, CV and copies of any relevant certificates.
Please submit no later the 1st of October, we are waiting to learn more about you.

Om företaget

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. In 2019, we delivered 91,700 trucks, 7,800 buses as well as 10,200 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 152 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 51,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centers in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE.

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