Simulation Engineer

 

About NPROXX:

NPROXX is a global leader in designing, developing and manufacturing Type 4 pressure vessels for the storage of hydrogen under high pressure. Our products are at the heart of the rapidly changing world of transport. Based on 40 years’ experience in carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) products and systems in various industries NPROXX provides composite tank systems and tailor-made solutions for hydrogen storage applications: Transport and storage (up to 500 bar), Heavy duty vehicles (350 bar), Automotive (700 bar).

 

General:

The Simulation Engineer takes the responsibility for the analysis and design of composite overwrapped pressure vessels, their embedded components and surrounding structure of our projects. As a Simulation Engineer you make an important contribution to the innovation and performance of our high-pressure systems. You strive for customer satisfaction by meeting the customer specific demands and taking the legal demands and standards into account. You will be part of our Development & Design Team and be a member of our Technology department.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Dimensioning of FRP structures: Static and structural dynamics
  • Dimensioning of embedded metallic and polymer components: Static, structural dynamics and fatigue
  • Crash and impact simulation
  • Assessments of fracture behaviour, burst and cyclic tests
  • Continuous improvement of dimensioning strategy
  • Development of design guidelines
  • Perform detailed analysis
  • Support current customer projects
  • Support current development projects

 

Your Profile:

  • You have a Master in Mechanical Engineering or Natural Science.
  • You have strong knowledge of Composite Design, Computational Engineering and Continuum Mechanics.
  • Preferably you have experience in high pressure (pneumatic or hydraulic) or technical gases business.
  • You are able to work with standardized, controlled products and processes.
  • You speak English fluently and have strong knowledge of the German language. Knowledge of the Dutch language is preferred.
  • You are able to work with the following tools: FEA Software, preferably Abaqus, Python or other programming language, MS-Office.
  • You seek optimization and continuous improvement.
  • You are a team player, stress resistant and well organized.
  • Living in the area or willing to relocate.

 

Reporting line:

To the Development & Design manager or Technology Director

 

NPROXX offer:

Would you like to work at the heart of the hydrogen economy, in the rapidly changing world of clean transport? Then NPROXX is a place where your expertise can make a difference to the world. You will join an accomplished team with very extensive experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in the energy industry. Furthermore, we offer:

  • Very good primary and secondary employment conditions.
  • A growing international organization with an open and collegial corporate culture.
  • Future-oriented and innovative products, exciting prospects and the opportunity to help shape the emission-free mobility of the future.

 

How to apply:

Please feel free to call us on +31 45 78 20 564 for additional information. You can apply for this position by sending your CV and motivation letter to: careers@nproxx.com.

 

NPROXX B.V.

HR Department

Vogt 21

6422 RK Heerlen

 

Acquisition in response to this vacancy will not be appreciated.