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Senior Thermal (CFD) Engineer

Kelly Services
Novi, MI 48376
Kelly Engineer has an AMAZING opportunity with Our Next Energy for a Senior Thermal (CFD) Engineer located in Novi, MI. Direct Hire!

Our Next Energy is paving the way for an electric future, innovating energy storage solutions that will rapidly expand the world s ability to access sustainable power. Get in on the ground floor of a disruptive pre-IPO start-up in one of the most exciting tech verticals: Energy Storage. Our Next Energy (ONE) is developing battery technology that will change daily life for millions of people. And we are looking for a wide variety of innovators to help engineer, test, improve, and manufacture our technology.

Read what the press is saying about us: Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Business Insider, and Auto News. We know that our technology advances solely from the minds and hard work of our team, so our company s foundational culture is one of support, development, and personal fulfillment.


We offer 100% paid employee benefits packages, competitive time off, and 25 paid holidays including a full week off for Thanksgiving and the weekdays between Christmas and New Years. New parents are encouraged to take the fully-paid four months maternity leave and two months paternity leave. And everyone gets quarterly bonuses in addition to full access to the Employee Stock Option Program. This is your opportunity to work with some of the brightest and friendliest minds in tech


+ Senior engineer with responsibilities to develop, maintain, and conduct high voltage HV Li-Ion battery pack level thermal and CFD analysis, develop battery pack thermal models based on test results, and provide technical advises to internal and external customers for the design optimization of HV automotive Li-Ion battery packs.

+ Act as the subject matter expert on battery pack thermal and CFD computational fluid dynamics analysis, conduct simulations on battery packs, modules, and electrical subsystems, verify design concepts, provide assessments and recommendations to mechanical, electrical, and hardware engineers.

+ Develop and coordinate test and validation activities for verification and validation of battery packs, modules, and thermal management systems, including test plan setup, test involvements, project schedule, and result analyses.

+ Conduct cell-level thermal analysis to integrate with electrochemical simulations

+ Provide requirements for improvements to advanced simulation activities to include CFD, Thermal, Structural, and multi-physics.

+ Interact with validation engineers to conduct root cause analysis and provide technical proposals and solutions to resolve engineering problems.

+ Participate in benchmarking activities.

+ Must be solution-oriented and clever at creating contingency plans to meet deadlines and milestones

+ Perform any additional duties as assigned


+ M.S. degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Aerospace Engineering

+ 3 years of experiences with thermal and CFD analysis

+ Experience with the latest thermal and CFD simulation tools such as Star-CCM+ and/or Fluent, etc.

+ Experience with MATLAB and Simulink

+ Knowledge in Engineering and Computational and Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, and Numerical Methods

+ High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

+ Working knowledge of Battery Electric Vehicles, Electrochemistry and Li-Ion batteries and cell design

+ Ability to reduce complex systems to meaningful and insightful thermal/CFD simulations

+ Excellent verbal and written communications skills to convey and receive information (in person, on the phone or through e-mail correspondence) and accurately document all forms of communication in appropriate locations

+ Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative

+ Ability to work independently with limited supervision; take proactive role in executing assignments in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

+ Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

+ Ability to multitask, prioritize workload based on changing needs and manage through conflicting perspectives

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-01-05 Expires: 2022-02-10

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Kelly Services
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