Technology Engineer Oil-Free Screw
Atlas Copco
Antwerp
5 dagen geleden

The Role

The screw compressor element is the heart of the compressor converting mechanical energy to compressed air. The Airtec product development department is looking for a Technology Engineer with an expertise in the Fluid dynamics to join our mission to develop and improve various types of compressor elements and vacuum pumps.

Product development, testing, and manufacturing are mainly done on site in Wilrijk.

You will be a member of the oil free screw product development team in the product development department and join their mission to develop and improve the Oil Free Screw(OFS) compressor elements and provide expertise and support to integrate the OFS designs in a complete compressor unit.

This team consists of several project leaders, designers, technology and calculation engineers dedicated to the development on state of the art compressor elements.

  • You’ll have the opportunity to take ownership and responsibility in your field of expertise after your initial training.
  • You’ll translate the functional product specification into design parameters for the OFS making, use of our leading-edge expertise, by setting up required test programs to identify further improvements.
  • Together with a test team you define the test plan, analyze test results, make recommendations for further improvement and qualify that the product is meeting the specifications.

  • You’ll build up expertise on parameters influencing OFS performance, as a member of the OFS competence team, by relying on test results and CFD calculations.
  • You’ll advice to optimal design and use of the oil injected screw.

  • You are also part of a larger community specialized in CAE. It is your responsibility to share your knowledge so that the community as a whole can benefit from any progress made in your field of expertise.
  • You remain up to date with the latest developments with respect to modeling, measuring and simulating the performance of the product.
  • You identify opportunities to improve and / or expand our current calculation models and tools

  • You perform advanced CFD analyses for your product and are capable to translate your findings to a performant and cost-effective design.
  • You are able to analyze subsonic as well as sonic flows.

  • You will decide on the complexity of the models used to evaluate the performance of the product. It is your task to evaluate which approach will accelerate product development most.
  • This can be 3D CFD simulations, hand calculations, anything in between or testing of prototypes.

  • You document your work in a clear and concise manner, without omissions and with no room for misinterpretation. Other engineers familiar with the product should be able to reproduce the results that you have obtained.
  • What you can expect from us?

    Within a product development team you will work in an international and multidisciplinary environment. You you will work together with specialists from different disciplines like mechanical engineers, designers, structural engineers, rotordynamic specialists, test engineers, project managers, software engineers on complex problems and challanging products.

    What we expect of you?

    Experience in oil free screw compressors or compressors is not required.

    You have a technical background, preferably in engineering, supported by strong analytical skills.

    You communicate fluently in English.

    You have a Master of Engineering Science or Master of Science or are equivalent by experience. Having acquired a Ph.D. in this domain is an advantage.

    You are a dynamic person who contributes in improving our products with your problem-solving mindset and creativity. Your work is precisely, and you have a critical attitude.

    You are passionate about technical challenges. You communicate fluently and adopt a proactive, open and positive style. You are flexible and think outside the box

    Passionate people create exceptional things

    At Atlas Copco we believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our leading-edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future.

    We believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act. Your ideas can make a real difference and contribute to the quality of life for people everywhere.

    We offer a wide range of interesting job roles and many opportunities to grow. This is where it begins Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.

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