Karma Automotive

Aero/Thermal Engineer

Job ID
2017-3003
Department
Vehicle Engineering
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

This engineer will manage the vehicle level requirements for Aerodynamics and Thermal Dynamics. The Aero work will focus on implementing solutions that get the car to the Aero target for fuel economy and the Thermal work will focus on engine box temperatures for all the components in the engine box as well as the functional requirements for the HVAC to achieve a comfortable cabin.

Responsibilities

  • Aerodynamic solutions to achieve target
  • HVAC performance to achieve balanced performance to the vehicle level targets
  • Successfully manage engine box temperatures to protect the components in the engine box.

Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of aero/ thermal systems engineering experience
  • Aerodynamic solutions to create target and achieve them
  • HVAC performance to achieve balanced performance to the vehicle level targets
  • Successfully manage engine box temperatures to protect the components in the engine box
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, MS preferred
  • Experience in cooling systems and understanding of 1D and 3D Models
  • Data collection and analysis experience
  • Automotive or aerospace experience
  • Must be motivated and result driven person who can adapt to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have experience in project management
  • Good organizational skill and able to deal with multiple tasks
  • Preferred Knowledge of CFD tools
  • Experience instrumentation such as data acquisition system and thermal couples
  • 1D multi body simulation experience helpful such as GT suits, or Aimesim

This role is based exclusively in our Southern CA location.

 

 

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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