SENIOR CFD ENGINEER (m/f/d) - Contractor or consultant -

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SENIOR CFD ENGINEER (m/f/d) - Contractor or consultant -


MANTA AIRCRAFT SA is an engineering design and technology company active in the development of high-tech multi- purpose platforms for electric and hybrid-electric flying vehicles. The project has been developed by a group of skilled engineers and technicians with long-time experience in all the technologies involved in advanced air mobility aircraft construction and operation to create new types of air vehicles that promise unique and outstanding performance which take a leading role in the new sector of Advanced Air Mobility for selected missions and multi-purpose uses where exactly that plays a decisive role.

You work in the Manta Aircraft CFD group, taking responsibility for the following:

  • You work independently and manage the CFD Programm and run and exploit our own cluster 
  • Execution of the assigned tasks using technical skills for projects in the field of aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Good understanding of the CFD commercial solvers, preferably in particular CFD++
  • Geometry cleanup and mesh generation
  • Solver setup and simulation execution
  • Creation of flowfield visualizations
  • Documenting results in technical reports


  • Aeronautical Engineering degree
  • Knowlegde in CFD, preferably of the software CFD++
  • Knowlegde in Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  • Basic understanding of the Linux commands
  • Willingness and ability to learn and work independently with some guidance.
  • Applicants from near Milan/Turin


  • Being a small team, you will have personal accountability, be able to grow, and have unique learning and growing opportunities, based on your personal strengths. 
  • Flexible working time.
  • Short lines of communication within flat structures.
  • To build our excellent team we welcome all qualified people regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. Our international team will be happy to give you a warm welcome and help you with your relocation where applicable. 
  • Starting date: preference will be given to candidates immediately available.

Questions and alignments / Point of contact:

Please send us your application via email: [email protected]

Job Info
Manta Aircraft SA
Lugano, , CH

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