Shape mobility for a more sustainable future!


Our Engineering department is creating a strong foundation of skills for new technologies and innovations. We have a committed passion to create and deliver iconic and desirable global products suitable for volume production.

We are now looking for a Lead Engineer, CFD



The role is within Powertrain & Chassis department. In this department five groups exist, which the Thermal Management and Aerodynamics is one. The group consist of three different sub groups; these are Aerodynamics & CFD, Thermal & HVAC Systems and Thermal Management.

This position would be responsible for the Thermal and HVAC CFD team within the Aerodynamics & CFD group. The person in this role will lead the development in the HVAC, thermal CAE and battery cooling in all stages of vehicle projects. You will identify opportunities and implement changes to improve products, processes and reduce costs.

Within the role as Lead Engineer, you will establish and maintain internal and external networks, and take lead in the communication with suppliers. You will also support different units with product development activities.


The role involves:

  • Simulation and development responsibilities for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), thermal CAE and HVAC simulations.
  • Primary focus of the activities are analysis, assessment and optimization of cooling package, HVAC, battery cooling, and overall thermal management using CFD, 1D and 3D
  • Evaluate the feasibility of new proposals and products and support future product planning activities
  • Be responsible for planning of validation testing.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Education of a M.Sc or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics or equivalent
  • Experience working with automotive thermal and HVAC simulations
  • Experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) both 1D and 3D
  • Experience in wind tunnel testing
  • Work life experience from the above fields of expertise 5 years
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English and Swedish, both spoken and written
  • Driver license B


To be successful in this role, you need to:

  • Flexible to a changing work environment
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of product development and production
  • Be creative, action-oriented and open minded
  • High level of communication skills and the ability to plan and prioritize
  • Have and ‘hands-on” approach in combination with great technical skills
  • Ability to lead a team in the delivery of technical objectives

Great consideration will be given to your personal attitude for the position!


About us

The world is in need of change – and we at NEVS want to be part of driving it and at the same time shape life for generations to come. That’s why we focus on designing premium electric vehicles and smart mobility solutions that prove what’s best for one can be best for all. What we do is not simply providing a way to get around, it’s a chance to be part of something bigger. Electrification, connected vehicles, changing ownership models, and autonomous driving are just some of the important trends that are transforming our industry. Together with our partners and people like you, we are shaping mobility for a more sustainable future.



We have a very lean organization that gives you the opportunity to influence both the organization and the product, and also very open minded for new technical solutions and working methods.

We offer you a stimulating-and solution focused work environment with customer and complete vehicle focus.

NEVS put a great importance to our employees' development, and in that perspective, your main area will evolve together with you.

Finally, the connectivity era of autonomous vehicles has just begun, and we offer you a possibility to be part of that development.



NEVS is a member of the Engineering Industries and covered by current collective bargaining agreement signed by Unionen / Sveriges Ingenjörer / Ledarna.

Do you want to join the team that will focus on the development of attractive cars for the future? In that case, you are welcome to apply for employment with us!

Selection work and interviews will be ongoing continuously during the application period, so please send your application as soon as possible!

We strongly discouraged each contact from the media and CV sales, recruitment sites or companies!

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Trollhättan
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/97
  • Mohammad El-Alti, Supervisor Aerodynamics & CFD, +46 520 85 692
Published 21.Jun.2017
Last application date 06.Aug.2017 11:59 PM CET

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