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Senior Aerodynamics & Thermal Engineer

Requisition ID:  16498
Job Location(s): 

Tallahassee, US, 32310

Job Description

Danfoss Turbocor in Tallahassee, Florida is searching for a Senior Aerodynamics & Thermal Engineer to join their Research and Development team.

 

As the pioneer and world leader of the oil-free centrifugal compressor product category, Danfoss Turbocor is dedicated to the design, manufacture, marketing and support of the world’s most efficient commercial refrigerant compressors. The result is the world’s first oil-free compressor specifically designed for the HVAC industry.

 

The Senior Aerodynamics & Thermal Engineer will be responsible for contributing to the detailed design and development of turbo machinery throughout the product development life cycle, from definition of the customer/product requirements to the product implementation and qualification phases. This position offers you the opportunity to apply advanced aero design to real world engineering challenges.  You will be a cross functional team member of the research and development team that develops and integrate technologies within dynamic turbomachinery, magnetic bearings, permanent magnet motors, and integrated power electronics.

Job Responsibilities

  • Converting market needs into aero and thermal design solutions
  • Detailed aero design (mainly centrifugal compression) including:
    • Use one-dimensional mean line program to design the flow path, Blade geometries, diffusers and volute
    • Use One –dimensional mean line code to predict the performance of the compressors
    • 3D CFD for performance simulation and performance prediction
  • Familiar with compressor unloading devices, e.g. inlet guide vane, variable geometry diffuser, etc
  • Aerodynamic performance analysis and concept studies with new refrigerants
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams within product development, manufacturing engineering and procurement groups to ensure manufacturing and assembly feasibility
  • Deliver design documentation following project stage gates
  • Participate in new technology research and development projects as requested

Background & Skills

  • Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of working experience in advanced fluid mechanics
  • 3+ years of working experience with designing centrifugal compressors, air compressors, oil and fuel compressors or turbocharger compressors
  • Experience with commercial 1D mean line code such as COMPAL and AxCent 
  • Experience with commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code such as CFX and NUMECA
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAE
  • Organization experience in product development engineering
  • 3D blade geometry modeling and refrigeration thermal cycle analysis capabilities
  • Strong team player with high focus on meeting deadlines and team objectives
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong written and verbal communciation skills
  • Able to contribute as a member of an organizational project team of engineers. 
  • Must be detail oriented and self-motivated

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee