Thermal/CFD Engineer

Full Time, Hybrid Remote
Hancock, MI
Science & Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Hybrid Remote
  • Hancock, MI


ThermoAnalytics, Inc. (TAI), a leading provider of thermal and infrared simulation software and services, seeks a highly motivated and technically driven Thermal/CFD Engineer to join their defense-focused engineering team in the Hancock, Michigan areaThis is a full-time position with a flexible start date (preferably between May – June of 2024), planned as a hybrid remote position (with 2-3 days per week in office). If you have a strong interest in solving defense-focused heat transfer and EO/IR engineering problems with thermal/CFD simulation, we want to hear from you!


Thermal/CFD Analysis

  • Set-up/run thermal, EO/IR and CFD simulation models; analyze and interpret simulation results.
  • Research and develop modeling techniques and simulation processes for new defense applications.
  • Manage defense projects; contribute to technical proposals and reports; participate in field tests.

Technical Support & Sales Support

  • Provide technical support and problem solving to defense customers via email, phone, and/or site visits.
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to provide technical input on defense project proposals.
  • Respond to product inquiries and support pre-sales activities related to defense applications.
  • Provide technical support to Sales Team on visits to existing and prospective defense customers.
  • Lead presentations on technical materials during customer briefings, webinars and conferences.
  • Establish positive relationships w/customers via phone, email, trade shows, conferences and site visits.


  • $65,000 – $85,000 annual starting wage based on your knowledge and relevant experience.
  • Flexible work environment.
  • Extensive total benefit package and employee stock ownership.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (emphasis on heat transfer and EO/IR physics).
  • Experience or strong interest in Thermal/Infrared Analysis and/or Computational Fluid Dynamics.
  • Strong organization, project coordination, and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • To conform to U.S. Government regulations, applicants must be a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States. Final candidates may be required to undergo a thorough background check, credit check and/or drug screen. Active security clearance is a bonus.


  • Experience using CAD/CAE tools (e.g., MuSES, TAITherm, Star-CCM+, Blender, GT-SUITE).
  • Direct experience in any of these technical areas: 3D Surface and Volume Meshing, Heat Transfer/Thermal Analysis & Simulation, Electro-Optic Sensor Modeling, Infrared Physics, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Field Test Validation, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Human Comfort Analysis, Numerical Methods, High Performance Computing, Battery Thermal Analysis and/or Data Processing.
  • Experience designing/implementing/debugging/testing computer code (e.g., Python, MATLAB, C++, etc.).
  • A willingness and ability to travel domestically/internationally (approx. 2-4 times per year).

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ThermoAnalytics’ business culture mixes the intellectual excitement of leading edge technology with the simple values of its rural Midwest setting. A strong work ethic and sense of pride in producing high quality work is evident throughout the company. Employees in all company functions are actively engaged in the business and collaborate extensively to achieve goals. ThermoAnalytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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