CFD Engineer
Meridian Lightweight Technologies
Strathroy, ON, Canada
1d ago

Strathroy, ON.

Meridian is an automotive company and the world leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of high-quality magnesium and aluminum die cast components.

We are driven to provide lightweight, innovative, and effective solutions for our distinguished automotive clients around the globe.

Primary Purpose of Position

Reporting to the Supervisor Tool Design and CFD, the incumbent is primarily responsible for conducting flow and thermal simulation / analysis of new and existing tooling to ensure products meet customer quality and performance requirements.

This position will also include establishing standard processes, best practices and advancing the simulation accuracy and capabilities within Meridian.

Other aspects of the position include process and product evaluations, participate in casting trials, and perform other various testing related to product robustness and assessment.

Major Responsibilities of Position

  • Conduct and interpret flow simulation studies using established guidelines and practices.
  • Lead the improvement of flow simulation techniques and maintain best practices and design process documentation.
  • Lead the development and advancement of core competencies and subject matter expertise as it relates to flow simulation.
  • Provide guidance and ensure all MAGMASoft® simulation studies are completed in accordance with best practices and maximum efficiency.
  • Attend casting trials / samples to close the loop’ of simulation vs reality
  • Document and report results in accordance with specific program requirements.
  • Complete flow simulation activities on time and within quoted metrics.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to colleagues.
  • Work collaboratively and confidently with plants and design groups across the Meridian organization
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Support technical reviews and meetings with customers.
  • Participate as a team member in broad engineering assignments.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Contacts

  • Supplier to Business Development Group, to grow the business sales and remove technical barriers during early product development activities.
  • Supplier to Meridian Global Manufacturing sites, to provide technical issue resolution during product launches and normal production.
  • Supplier to OEM R&D / Technical Specialists in area of flow simulation
  • Supplier to Tool Shop Design Teams to provide recommendations for tool design based off flow simulation results
  • Customer to Vendor / Suppliers of simulation technologies
  • Educational and Certification Background

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering
  • 1-5 years Engineering / Manufacturing / Business experience in the automotive industry
  • Experience with Casting Simulation Software (Desirable)
  • Masters / Ph.D in Engineering (focus on thrmofluids) with 1-3 years experience in die casting industry (Desirable)
  • P.Eng. designation (Desirable)
  • Meridian Lightweight Technologies is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ( AODA’).

    Applicants are asked to make their needs / requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.

    We thank all those interested in the position however only those applicants who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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