CFD Team Leader

Company Name:
QuEST Global
Essential Job Functions:
Define solution approach, including domain definition for engineering problems related to fluid mechanics and thermal analysis
Execute analysis tasks to plan using hand calculations and computer-aided engineering tools for steady state and transient analyses. Analysis tasks will include model creation, analysis, and solution post-processing.
Make technical recommendations based on engineering judgment and interpretation of analysis results.
Document work performed and results in written and/or presentation format.
Interface with internal and customer technical points of contact throughout the duration of the assigned tasks
Define, document, and implement technical process improvements to retain state of the art capability within the engineering center.
QuEST Team Lead: Support interviewing and hiring, develop team members, ensure team goals are achieved, and align the team to QuEST's vision, mission, and core values.
QuEST Project Management: Act as the point of contact for the customer related to the specified scope of work. Quote tasks, send weekly communications, track schedule and cost variances, and ensure overall project success.
Follow all regulatory and company procedures, including thorough recording of all work to ensure task traceability
Secondary Job Functions:
At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:
Cross-functional teams
Geographic re-assignments
Account Management and Sales
Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT
Quality Management and Continuous Improvement
Specialized Knowledge / Skills
Proficiency with commercial CFD tools for grid generation, solution, and post-processing is required. Familiarity with CFX, ICEM-CFD, GridPro, Star CCM+, ANSA, T-Grid, UH3D, RadTherm, or Fluent preferred.
Understanding of Programming Logic required, to create macros and sub-routines (e.g., FORTRAN, C/C++, Perl, VBA)
Proficiency with MS Office products required
Personal Work Attributes
Familiarity or interest with the automotive industry preferred
Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Passion for Engineering and Problem-solving
Education, Training, and Experience
BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
3. years direct experience using CFD tools
Personnel / project / program management experience is strongly preferred
CFD experience in the automotive domain is a plus
Typical Career Paths
QuEST is a rapidly growing world-wide company with a need for future global engineering leaders in our operations and sales organizations. With the marketable skills you will develop in this role, potential future roles could include Program Manager, Account Management and Global Sales, or Technical Leader.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Office Environment
Common activities include sitting, walking and standing.
Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.
Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Location: Dearborn, MI
Compensation Type: Salary Exempt
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Program Manager
Interfaces with: Project Leads; Technical Leads; Account Management
About QuEST
QuEST Global is an Engineering Solutions company incorporated in 1997 in Schenectady, NY, with current headquarters in Singapore. QuEST's culture, focused around the QuEST core values (Customer Focus, Change Championship, Accountability, and Teamwork) as well as our passion for engineering, has allowed QuEST to be recognized as one of the leading global Engineering Services providers in the world. The company now employs over 3,400 engineers with aspirations of continued successful growth and innovation.
QuEST caters to multiple high technology verticals such as Aero Engines, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial Products, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Nuclear Engineering. Our portfolio of services and solutions covers all aspects of the product development and engineering process such as Product Design, Product Development, Prototyping, Testing, Certification, Manufacturing Support, Product Support (sustenance, repair, documentation, etc.), Product re-engineering, as well Consulting Services. With our diversified portfolio and geographic spread we have been able to conceptualize, design & develop, test, manufacture, certify and support different kinds of products worldwide.
QuEST Global Engineering has a Global Product Development framework that is anchored on a local-global approach to Product Engineering to ensure close co-operation between the customer teams and QuEST''s Global teams. We have successfully implemented a network of collaboration across teams in 21 geographically dispersed engineering centers catering to an exclusive list of customers. QuEST is a unique company that has cracked the code for stitching multi-national engineering teams to work together as one team to serve our demanding customers providing high quality product design and engineering services.
QuEST Global Services-NA, Inc.
333 East River Drive, Suite 301
East Hartford, CT 06108
QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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