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ROUSH Senior CFD Analyst in Livonia, Michigan

At Roush, we fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries. With over 4,000 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage. We want motivated, ambitious people who put the needs of our customers first, bring creativity to their work and will do whatever it takes to achieve success. If you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team.

Roush?s Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) department is seeking a Senior CFD Analyst to join our team. The Senior CFD Analyst resolves real-world fluid flow and thermal engineering problems. The Senior CFD analyst will build finite volume meshes and prepare solver models in STAR-CCM+ or similar codes for analysis in various CFD applications in the automotive, marine, aerospace, military, and industrial equipment segments. The analyst will communicate simulation results to customers and prepare detailed reports and process documentation.


  • Develop multi-phase flow CAE methods such as water management CAE methods for open-air, interior washout, and rain ingress in AIS system

  • Perform CFD analysis using STAR-CCM+ to drive design in all engineering domains

  • Automate CAE methods using Java and Python

  • Lead issue resolution identified by the above tasks

  • Report status to management


  • Master of Science in engineering, physics or mathematics

  • Depth in physics related to computational fluid dynamics (CFD), fluid mechanics

  • Practical experience with STAR-CCM+ and using Java macros solving real-world flow and thermal problems

  • Minimum 4 years? experience in multi-phase flows such as Lagrangian, particle-laden flows, volume of fluid, and smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), preferably in the automotive industry

  • Python certification or demonstrated experience with Python

  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (Python, Java and/or Linux scripting)

  • Ability to conform to existing methods while suggesting innovations and process improvements

  • Must have excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Must be able to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing

  • Must be capable of assertive but polite communication while interacting with a variety of personalities

  • Must possess strong prioritization skills to work in a periodically fast-paced environment

  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and willing to learn

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills

  • Ph.D. in Engineering with a focus on multi-phase flows

  • 5 years? experience in CFD and simulations for engineering applications

  • Demonstrable product development experience for any one of the following domains: fluid/thermal systems engineering, physical experimentation, or testing

To apply, please visit the Roush careers page by clicking on this link: https://roush.applytojob.com

Our Full-Time benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for our employment application process due to disability, please contact Roush Talent Acquisition at 734-779-7087.