Research Engineer - Combustion

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/03/17
Montgomery, AL
5 - 7 years experience
Retail / Grocery
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/03/17
  • Engage in early stage research of combustion systems, invention of practical combustion applications, and application of scoring methods to drive selection.  
  • Demonstrate technical feasibility including; validating predictions of individual design elements, integration of technological components to establish interoperability, and assessment of optimization opportunities.
  • Direct proof-of-concept testing of working models/prototypes, in a high-fidelity laboratory environment or simulated environment, of performance, safety functions, reliability, and the like to exhibit technology readiness.
  • Engage with teams as a mentor to educate and extend knowledge of combustion and burner technologies, including definition, design modeling techniques, and application.
  • Work with suppliers to specify new technologies and/or components that may also entail custom developments. Remain abreast of emerging technologies and competing alternatives
  • Serve as a project engineer on select objectives as assigned

 

Qualifications

 WHAT YOU NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics, or related fields
  • 5-8+ years of practical experience in the analysis, modeling, and application of combustion and burner technologies for commercially available products
  • Experience in advancement of early stage technologies, integration of technological components, and establishing technology readiness.
  • Working knowledge in the use of thermal and combustion system simulation, and validation of models through experiments.
  • Expert level knowledge in design, analysis, and application of combustion and burner technologies and applications, including materials, mixing, ignition, combustion stability, emissions, and acoustical management methods.
  • Knowledge and application experience in equipment certification standards for combustion systems and qualification tests.
  • Demonstrated ability to work constructively with all levels of internal management, staff members, external suppliers, and customers

HOW TO STAND OUT

  • PhD degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics, or related fields
  • 1-3+ years of practical experience in the analysis, modeling, and application of combustion and burner technologies for commercially available products
  • Experience in both analytical methods to evaluate technologies and in practical laboratory evaluations of technologies and systems
  • Proven engineering project management experience
  • Professional Engineering License preferred

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