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CFD/FEA Engineer

Architecture and Engineering




null, Egypt

Job details


TA - DESIGN & ENGINEERING - TAD - Mechanical Engineering

Job Opening Title

CFD/FEA Engineer

Job type

Non fixed term

BU description

Installed Base BU is in charge for Framatome's nuclear engineering and services for operating nuclear plants, for new build projects and for installations in decommissioning phase.

The Installed base BU has more than 60 years of international experience in all types of technologies on more than 380 reactors worldwide.

With 4,600 employees in 15 countries, the Installed Base BU has a strong identity and its vision is to:

“Deliver innovative products and services by putting our high-level skills to work to guarantee throughout the world a safe and competitive, low carbon source of energy.”

Job description

We are currently looking for a Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer with strong background and interest in CFD/FEA simulations, hydraulic simulations, fluid mechanics. You will ideally have an interest of, or experience with, pressure surge and amelioration for pipeline systems.

Given the nature of our work, the successful candidate will be expected to work with a wide range of industrial processes and sectors including water and wastewater, renewable and conventional energy sources, process industries and defense and aerospace.

You will have the opportunity to develop within our highly specialised team at Framatome BHR in Cranfield.

At Framatome BHR we specialise in understanding how fluids behave, how they interact with each other and how they react with their surroundings and take a problem-solving approach to design, develop, validate and optimise processes for the benefit of our clients. Established in 1947, we have led the field of fluid engineering for over 70 years.

This, and many other new opportunities to come, are to support the strategic development of Framatome in the UK. We have plans that will see rapid growth over the next three years. These plans will position us do deliver on the commitment we have made to supporting the UK nuclear industry with highly technological products and specialised services.

Framatome has an international reputation for offering a large and diverse variety of career opportunities. Our focus is to attract highly talented individuals who share our values before promoting internal development and career mobility.

Nuclear experience is desirable but not essential.

As a team member within Framatome you will be expected to achieve success through your engagement with, and demonstration of, our Framatome values and behaviours.

The behaviours we identify in all our high performers include their abilities to:

ensure safety, environment and compliancecustomer orientationdrive for resultshonestycollaboration and teamworkinspirational leadership and change managemententerprise perspectivedeveloping self and othersholding self and others accountabledecision making.

Framatome has a set of example "observable behaviours" underpinning each of these and we will be looking for these during the selection phases.


For this role to be a good match for you we would expect you to possess the following attributes:

MSc or PhD in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or similar engineering discipline with a solid knowledge of fluid dynamics.Proven experience in using mesh generation tools and commercial CFD software (preferably ANSYS Fluent and Star-CCM+) and/or FEA (preferably ANSYS Mechanical).Exposure to at least two of the following areas of application:
Multiphase flows (two or three phase flows)Population balance modelsFree surface flowsImplementationHeat transferCombustionDynamic mesh applicationsFluid-Structure Interaction (FSI)Pressure surge analysisGood written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English.Strong organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks/multiple projects simultaneously while working in a team of experienced professionals.

The following attributes would be advantageous:

Experience developing UDFs in Fluent.Experience of computer applications such as Flowmaster and/or WANDA for pressure surge analysis.Experience of KYPipe, EPANet or InfoWorks for hydraulic network modelling.Programming skills, preferably C/C++ and/or Python.

The following attributes are essential:

Professional approach with a commitment to learning and continuous improvement.Ability to meet commitments and deadlines.Very good interpersonal skills.High competency for organization with the ability to deliver in a client/project design office.Work as part of a team.Good level of communication to be able to support the team and share knowledge.Safety Culture awareness.

Due to the nature of how we work at Framatome BHR you will ideally live within a daily commutable distance of Framatome BHR (MK43 0AJ) or be willing to relocate.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We value and plan to continue to build on the benefits of our diverse working environment.

Everyone will be considered without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.


For this role we are offering a salary range of between £35,000 and £40,000 plus benefits.

In addition to a competitive salary we will:

provide you with a highly challenging and stimulating environment working on technically innovative projects.

support you to achieve chartered status of your relevant institutions.

Located on the Cranfield University campus, we enjoy access to a wide range of social and recreational facilities as well as learning resources.

Applicant criteria

Minimum level of education required


Minimum level of experience required


Employment level

Engineer & Executive

Extra informations

Background checking required ?


Subject to drug testing ?