5 days ago

Simulation Expert

Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.

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Simulation Expert

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Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD) is a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping. WinGD's target is to set the industry standard for reliability, efficiency and environmental friendliness. WinGD provides designs, licences and technical support to manufacturers, shipbuilders and ship operators worldwide. The engines are sold under the Wärtsilä brand name and are manufactured under licence. WinGD has its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, where its activities were founded in 1898, and employs about 350 people worldwide.

Our success in this fast-moving environment is based on the drive of our dynamic, innovative employees. They work with interest in a multicultural environment, surrounded by skilled specialist colleagues, to guarantee that our engine portfolio undergoes those steps in development that are relevant to our market.
Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. is looking for a


  • Generate/improve models for engine process and thermodynamic overall system simulations
  • Develop simulation tools to support engine performance / thermodynamic experts
  • Provide tools for tests and layout of engines to WinGD and CSPI engineers
  • Apply simulation tools, generate and improve engine portfolio and project specific data
  • Maintain and manage tools (version control)
  • Plan and perform measurement campaigns, evaluate the results and compare these to simulations
  • Support CSPI simulation engineers
  • Coach and guide less senior colleagues and students


  • MSc or Dipl.-Ing.
  • Experience in engine process simulation (0D, 1D) and programming
  • Know-how and experience in the application of simulation tools (GT-Power)
  • Engine performance know-how, 2-stroke preferred
  • Programming skills (C#.NET or other object oriented language, Matlab, VBA, Fortran)
  • Experimental know-how and experience in engine testing and application of measurement techniques
  • Experience in engine development
  • Fluent in English and German

Our offer

  • Dynamic working environment
  • Extraordinary and attractive products
  • Multi-cultural and interdisciplinary teams
  • Modern working conditions
  • Advanced training

Further information
For additional information about this position and Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. please contact the Line Manager