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Caterpillar, Inc. Simulation Senior Associate Engineer - Compressor Aerodynamics in Bangalore, United States

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

The Compressor Aerodynamics Group has technical responsibility for the the aerodynamic design and analysis of Solar’s gas turbine axial compressors, including preliminary and detailed definition of flow path and airfoils, preliminary and detailed design of compressor inlets, and annular diffusers. Tasks also include qualification test planning and execution. The Compressor Aerodynamics Group supports new engine programs and core products, including uprates and upgrades, and further supports the timely resolution of product durability, manufacturing and field issues. The Group also develops and maintains many of their own methods and tools, in addition to utilizing commercially available software. The Compressor Aerodynamics Engineer will collaborate frequently with the Mechanical Design, Heat Transfer and Performance Groups to ensure that designs meet program requirements for manufacturability, cost, durability and performance. He/She will also participate in the development of compressor models to accomplish the Group accountabilities.

The successful candidate will:

· Actively apply principles, theories, and concepts with his/her engineering and analytical skills working in a tight-knit team

· Develop 1-D and 2-D compressor models for utilization in design and support activities

· Familiar with working with test data to develop 1-D and 2-D models

· Be highly engaged in team discussions and brainstorming activities

· Work effectively in inter/intra-disciplinary team settings

Minimum Qualifications:

· Advanced degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering

· 5+ years of relevant gas turbine compressor aerodynamics experience

· Current experience and familiarity with 1-D, 2-D and 3-D aero design tools and methods

· Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and with minimal supervision

· Willingness to learn from experienced engineering staff and ability to apply concepts

· Experience interfacing with other design disciplines to develop aerodynamic technologies

· Willingness to multitask and handle complicated and challenging tasks efficiently

· Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing; and bring his/her assigned tasks to clear and concise closure

· Availability to travel to San Diego for training for a minimum period of three months

Preferred Qualifications:

· 7+ years of relevant gas turbine axial compressor aerodynamics experience

· Familiarity with state-of-the-art aerodynamic technologies applicable to axial flow compressors

· Demonstrated experience with aerodynamic design processes including CFD pre- and post-processing

· Experience with ANSYS CFX, and/or Numeca Fine Turbo, and geometry-creation tools including Creo

· Experience with ConceptsNREC codes and/or STAR CCMRelocation is available for this position.

Posting Dates:

April 4, 2024 - April 17, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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