Jan 10, 2019

Simulation Support Engineer (2242)

  • AVL North America
  • Plymouth, MI, USA
Full-Time Automotive

Job Description

Are you a proactive individual who enjoys problem solving?  If so, AVL's Simulation Support Engineer may be a fit for you.


The Simulation Support Engineer will be responsible for ensuring our customers are responded to quickly and thorougly. This position will be responsible for understanding Smoothed Particle HydroDynamics (SPH), and enhancing growth with both exisiting and potential customers.


Qualified candidates will possess  at least 2 years experience working with CFD, strong communication in order to deliver to our customers,  and must be strong in various computer softwares such as PowerPoint and Microsoft.  Within a designated application field, the Simulation Support Engineer also provides technical support for relevant AVL AST products and assists the sales team in the success of order intake.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Assist existing customers on operation and use of AST software

Technical sales support of customers including model setup, execution and analysis

Evaluation of customer requirements including estimation of scope

Organize local and customer-site training courses

Maintain and update training material and handouts

Reporting and communication of customer feedback to appropriate local and Graz AST staff

Works primarily under supervision of senior support staff

Explore software functions proactively when support load permits

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

2+ years of experience in simulation / CFD/ analysis / math based simulation tools

Strong background in powertrain and vehicle component modeling and design optimization is preferred

Positive, customer-focused attitude

Understanding of vehicle systems, including advanced technologies

Excellent written and oral communication skills

AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



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