Senior Aerodynamics Engineer

General Motors

3.6

(58)

Warren, MI

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    Position summary

    tion to detail and personal accountability are also required in this role.

    What You'll do:

    • Define program aerodynamic performance requirements based on energy strategy, benchmarking and program priorities

    • Develop program content and strategy to meet vehicle Aerodynamic and Energy requirements

    • Integrate and balance requirements with front end cooling air flow, brake cooling, thermal and wind noise

    • Regularly organize and conduct virtual aerodynamic simulations using several commercial CFD codes and supporting software in Windows, LINUX/UNIX and HPC environment, including ANSA, STAR-CCM+, EXA-POWERFLOW and other Internal Codes

    • Organize and lead aerodynamic development tests at GM Kelly Aerodynamics Lab and offsite facilities as needed

    • Lead the collaboration with Design Studio, SMT and Program Team, to integrate required aerodynamic features and content throughout the vehicle development

    • Mentoring less experienced team members on all aspects of effective Aero development and integration (ie. tools, processes, communication, behaviors, etc.)

    • Fully engage in vehicle development activity and proactively take ownership of simulation and test activity to best guide the vehicle design team

    • Clearly communicate aerodynamic results and development plan at regular program meetings, scheduled peer reviews, and program gate reviews

    • Lead final validation and certification of vehicle aerodynamic performance

    • Coordinate Wind Noise and Coast down testing as required

    • Coordinate benchmarking of competitive vehicles

    • Conduct Aeroacoustics and Contamination/Soiling simulations as needed

    Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

    • BS Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with fluid dynamics focus or equivalent

    • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience

    • Demonstrated proficiency with Aerodynamics CFD/CAD tools

    • Demonstrated proficiency with Aerodynamic testing, measurement techniques and data systems

    • Proficiency with MS Office applications

    • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills

    • High degree of analytical ability to resolve complex issues

    • Exhibits strong interpersonal communication skills to foster relationships with Design, Engineering and Manufacturing team members

    What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Skills)

    • 5+ years of professional experience with vehicle development/engineering

    • MS Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with fluid dynamics focus or equivalent

    • Experience using CAD software such as UG-NX, Alias or Polyworks

    • DFSS training, Black Belt

    • Engineering experience in Body release engineer, Powertrain cooling, Energy integration

    • Prior Design and Release or Development experience with Vehicle Engineering functions related to Aerodynamics

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    Why you should apply for a job to General Motors:

  • 53% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 71% would recommend this company to other women
  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Work Appropriately philosophy gives employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact to achieve their goals.
  • Our future is all electric and we aspire to zero tailpipe emissions by 2035.
  • Paid Family Leave provides employees up to 12 weeks of paid time off to support a new child or care for relatives with a health condition.