Turbomachinery CFD Application Engineer

To further sustain and accelerate its growth, NUMECA is looking for a Turbomachinery CFD Application Engineer. Within this role you would find yourself in the core business of NUMECA and be a member of a team promoting, supporting and  improving NUMECA innovative software solutions for the turbomachinery industry.


You will be joining a team of about 10 engineers highly-skilled in turbomachinery numerical simulations. You will be able to work on a wide range of turbomachinery configurations operating on the aerospace, automotive, marine and energy sectors. This includes among others: multi-stage axial compressors and turbines, turbochargers, pumps, turbopumps, hydroturbines, fans, blowers, propellers, turbofans and open-rotors. Turbomachinery analysis requiring multi-disciplinary simulations, you will have the opportunity to broaden your range of activities with aero-acoustics and fluid-structure interaction. The position is likely to involve some travels within Europe and the opportunity to have a direct contact with the user community. You will have the opportunity to learn and develop solutions and methodologies using the latest innovations in collaboration with our expert developers.


You will carry out numerical simulations of turbomachinery, involving grid generation, flow computations, post-processing as well as design and optimization activities with the objectives to:

  • Carry out highly technical projects to demonstrate the capabilities of our software

  • Test and validate the new features and models in our future releases

  • Support NUMECA worldwide offices network and customers in their daily use of NUMECA solutions

  • Perform pre-sales presentations and demonstrations suited to the prospects requirement

  • Conduct training classes involving participants of varying skill levels.


To be able to assume this role, the minimum qualifications are:

  • A master degree in Fluid Mechanics is a prerequisite with master thesis or similar internship in CFD;

  • 1-3 years’ experience with CFD Software

  • Prior experience with an industrial CFD package is an asset

  • Python scripting skills is welcome

  • Experience in 3D turbomachinery flow simulations is welcome

  • Understanding of the numerical methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • English proficiency. 


You should be highly motivated and dynamic, have good communication and analytical skills, be a stress-resistant, problem solver and be a team player able to meet the highest quality standards.


Please send your motivation letter and resume plus relevant technical papers, reports, references, etc. to: HR Department, Numeca International at jobs@numeca.be. Indicate clearly the reference job number: APP20-02.