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Johnson Controls
New Freedom, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

System Modeling & Simulation Engineer

About the Job

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

System Modeling and Simulation Engineer is located in New Freedom Pennsylvania.

This individual will perform computer modeling and simulation of Chiller Solutions components and systems. The engineer is responsible for developing and applying numerical models to simulate components and systems with the objective of predicting component and system performance accurately and efficiently, including both steady-state and transient analysis. This position requires a strong knowledge of the fundamentals of thermodynamics and heat transfer.  Competency in computer programming and simulation methods for components used in chiller products and systems is required. Experience with testing and evaluation of results in an engineering laboratory environment is preferred.


What you will do

Chiller component and system modeling:

•Working with minimal supervision, develops and applies computer program models to simulate chiller components and systems. 

•Develops component models and applies component models developed by others.

•Develops steady-state and dynamic simulation models of thermal components and systems based on first principles and test data.

Product engineering support:

•Participates as a member of a project team to ensure projects are completed according to schedule.

•Collects, analyzes and interprets test data. Analyzes product performance and adjusts models as appropriate.

•Provides models that can be used for product design and optimization.

•Provides direction to personnel in the establishment of chiller design choices and system trade-offs

•Provides guidance on rating and analysis tool development.

•Develops innovative ideas to improve product performance and reduce cost.

Other duties:

•Stays informed of technical developments in the area of modeling and simulation and provides recommendations for future modeling activity to ensure state of the art capabilities.

•Provides technical support to other team members, and guidance to technicians, designers, lab personnel, engineers and/or programmers as needed.

•Other related duties may be assigned.

What you will need

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required. Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred.

Strong background in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer.

Computer programming experience required

Modelica experience desirable.

Programming experience with a compiled software language desirable.

Knowledge of Building Efficiency product portfolio desirable; HVAC&R industry experience desirable.

Strong interpersonal skills and decision making ability.

Candidate must be well organized and capable of managing numerous competing priorities.

Excellent people skills with ability to develop and maintain professional relationships within a diverse organization.

Strong oral and written English language skills.

Capability with standard MS Office tools.

Ability to travel 5% of time.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email SpecialAccommodations@Tyco.com


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