CAE-Engineer for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Do you like changes? Would you like to change yourself, your environment, or the whole world? Would you like to invent cars of the future in a company which is one of the global leaders in automotive industry? We are looking for graduates as well as experienced colleagues to become a part of our teams, or for completely new projects.


  • support of the CFD group within the simulation department,

  • support of the product developments and optimization with respect to thermal and fluid mechanical behavior by the use of 3D-CFD-models derived from CAD data,

  • perform complex dynamic CFD simulations of gear boxes and hybrid drive lines, i.e. oil- & temperature distributions, pressure losses and cavitation effects, and optimize for overall system,

  • determination and assessment of the thermal behavior of components and systems,

  • conclude simulations result and derive recommendations for the next steps of the development,

  • collaboration with the measurement departments and correlate simulation results

  • further development of simulation methods, processes and descriptions of standards.


  • technical Engineer or physicist, preferable >2 years’ experience, M.Sc. or Ph.D,

  • well experienced in the application of the simulation methods 3D-CFD and experience with the usage of the simulation programs, e.g. such as ANSYS,

  • advanced skills in optimization tools, preferable i.e. OptiSlang,

  • enthusiasm for thermodynamics and fluid mechanics,

  • excellent English skills in spoken and written,

  • very good communication capabilities,

  • flexibility and willingness for travel,

  • capacity for team work and capability for independent working.

Contact Information

Ondřej Pohanka,

Professional Section:

Development & Design

We offer:

• Complete on-the-job training and career growth prospects,
• cooperation in international projects,
• use of cutting-edge technologies in modern environment,
• in-house language courses (English and German languages),
• flexitime,
• homeworking and 25 days of annual leave,
• annual bonuses and regular salary increase depending on job performance,
• travel allowance and contribution to supplementary pension or life insurance,
• subsidized meals in the company canteen.

Application Information

Vacancy Index


Contact and Address

Ondřej Pohanka
Phone: +420 725 558 388

ZF Engineering Plzen s. r. o.
Univerzitní 1159/53
30100 Pilsen
Czech Republic

Information about Company

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of around 137,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. In 2016, ZF achieved sales of €35.2 billion. ZF annually invests about six percent of its sales in research & development – ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. With its technologies, the company is striving for Vision Zero – a world of mobility without accidents and emissions. With its broad portfolio, ZF is advancing mobility and services in the automobile, truck and industrial technology sectors.