Hydraulic Simulation Engineer

Hydraulic Simulation Engineer.

Hydraulic Simulation Engineer





Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Hydraulic Engineer within Hydraulic components simualtions

This is an opportunity to join a prestigous compnay in the field of hydraulic componet manunfacturing that has a global reach. This a role that will allow you to be a key player in the development of our high-performance hydraulic components, you'll utilize your expertise in fluid systems and simulation to optimize designs and ensure flawless functionality.


  • Develop and implement accurate hydraulic component simulation models using industry-standard software (e.g., [ANSYS Fluent], [CFX]) specifically tailored for our components (pumps, valves, cylinders etc.)
  • Analyze simulation results to predict component performance, identify potential pressure drops, efficiency losses, and optimize design parameters.
  • Collaborate closely with design and manufacturing engineers to ensure components meet performance targets, exceed industry standards, and are manufacturable.
  • Create and maintain simulation libraries for various component types to streamline future development processes.
  • Stay current with advancements in hydraulic simulation technology and explore its application to improve existing components.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (e.g., Fluid Power Engineering)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the design or simulation of hydraulic components
  • In-depth understanding of hydraulic component functionality (pumps, valves, cylinders) and their impact on system performance
  • Proven experience using hydraulic simulation software specific to component design (e.g., [AVL LIST Hydromotion])
  • Mastery of fluid mechanics principles with a focus on internal flow analysis
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong commitment to achieving optimal efficiency.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.


  • A remote/WFH first culutre.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work on innovative hydraulic component designs at a leading manufacturer
  • Fast-paced and dynamic work environment with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Professional development opportunities to further enhance your expertise


Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Louis Cheesewright

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