Kongsberg Maritime söker en CFD Engineer – Hydrodynamics

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers. We believe that we can achieve world class solutions through dedicated people and continuous improvement of or our technology. We believe in a workplace characterized by diversity and together we can create a work environment that brings the best out of everyone. We are very positive that you want to contribute to our development, and that you want to develop within Kongsberg.

An exciting opportunity has arisen as CFD Engineer (Computational Fluid Dynamics) in Hydrodynamics, part of our Kongsberg Hydrodynamic Research Centre at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn. In this position, you will use high-end CFD methodologies and tools to support propulsion products and provide company internal consultancy services within hydrodynamics. You will perform numerical simulations and analysis related to various ship hydrodynamic aspects, this to improve design and performance to lower energy consumption and maximize efficiency to our customer’s needs.

As CFD Engineer you will have the opportunity to be part of a team of skilled engineers and collaborate with external research bodies, which are in the forefront of development in the fields of propulsion and manoeuvring hydrodynamics. We can offer you an opportunity to work in an environment where there are no given answers and solutions, and where your creativity and problem-solving ability are put to test. We appreciate your ability to dive deep into technical problem solving, and at the same time focus on delivery of results.

Key accountabilities

  • Numerical and geometric modelling and simulations
  • Technical analysis and problem solving
  • Development and research projects
  • Support in Sales and Aftermarket upgrading projects
  • Reporting and presentations of your work for internal and external customers

Qualifications and experience

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in engineering and experience, in preferable Naval Architecture, Marine Hydrodynamics, Technical Physics, Applied Mathematics or equivalent
  • Understanding of hydrodynamic principles
  • Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • High level of English, both written and oral

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

Point of contact

Birgit Kjoss Lynge, Ocean Hydrodynamics Manager

birgit.lynge@km.kongsberg.com, +47 97 517 165

Göran Grunditz, Manager Hydrodynamics

goran.grunditz@km.kongsberg.com, +46 70 298 48 40

Julia Palmqvist, HR Specialist

julia.palmqvist@km.kongsberg.com, +46 72 392 23 14

Last day to apply 2022-01-16

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process.

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace. Kongsberg Martitime has a commitment in Sustainable Development Goals and for us, the oceans and marine resources are important. We therefore strive to develop products that help reduce emissions and damage to life below water.

Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn consists of 265 engaged people working with sales, research, development, construction, service and assembly of market leading solutions.

Kongsberg Hydrodynamic Research Centre (KHRC) is one of the world’s leading marine hydrodynamic research facilities, specialized in the development of marine propulsion systems including the design and testing of propellers, thrusters and waterjets.