Development Engineer

Job Purpose


The job position is in the department of Waste Water Hydraulics in Hungary. Wastewater Hydraulics is part of Business Developement, Mechanical Development and responsible for all new Wastewater hydraulic development in Grundfos. We offer a challenging workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with the world’s leading pump manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.


Key Responsibilities


  • Development projects - Respnsible for hydraulic development of new wastewater hydraulic components like impellers and pump housings within development projects including simulations, review, verification and documentation.
  • Cooperation with the global development organization and production sites all over the world will call for some yearly travel days.
  • Platform development – develop and mature new hydraulic concepts and ensure new technologies are included and available in the development platform
    • Take part f technology projects – investigate new technologies
    • Perfrm FEA simulations – E.g.:
      • Non-linear simulations where large deformations, plasticity and contacts are of interest
      • Modal and harmonic analyses of large assemblies
    • Fatigue and fracture simulatins on components


Key Success Factors


  • Quality of deliverables – hydraulic pump components (meeting specifications)
  • Optimized solutions designed with simulation
  • Cost optimized solutions
  • Delivery on time
  • Usage of platforms in design work 


Required Minimum Qualifications


  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of Waste Water pump installations is an advantage
  • Solid understanding of structural mechanics, physics and materials
  • Some years of work experience within structural simulations, FEA
  • Solid technical background/knowledge within simulations
    • Finte Element Analysis – Static, dynamic, mdal, fatigue
    • Parameter ptimization techniques
    • Mapping f process simulation results into structural simulations
    • Mapping f CFD loads to structural simulations
  • Experience with ANSYS, and CATIA.
  • Validation of simulation by conducting relevant experiments and calibration tests
  • English – verbal and written 


Location: Székesfehérvár, Hungary




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