Computational Fluid Dynamics Research Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


Joining Process Innovation and Scale-Up with ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company, you will be an integral technical contributor to process development and scale-up programs applying transport phenomena and fluid dynamics fundamentals and computational physics-based modeling skill sets to support unit design, optimization, and scaleup that are critical to manufacturing operation and developing new process technologies.

What you will do


  • Apply expertise in fluid mechanics and transport phenomena to support the design and modifications of reactors with applications across ExxonMobil Business Divisions; Upstream Company, Product Solutions Company, and Low Carbon Solutions.
  • Serve as a key member of a cross-discipline, geographically dispersed team to tackle time sensitive fluid dynamics problems at ExxonMobil manufacturing sites. Analyze, interpret, present, and document CFD model results.
  • Serve as a team player to support CFD to research and process engineering community.
  • Demonstrate strong background in physics based modeling, particularly in the areas of fluid dynamics and transport phenomena, and a broad interest applying these skills to process development.
  • Many problems rely on strong base in chemical engineering unit operations – with a suitable academic/experience background, that can be developed through assignments on projects.

About You


Skills and Qualifications


  • Relevant Master’s or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline with minimum GPA 8 and above
  • Candidates should have minimum 5 years of experience into models of fluid mechanics and transport, in areas such as multiphase modeling, and reactive flow modeling.
  • Demonstrated experience with:
  • Applying models of fluid mechanics and transport, in areas such as multiphase modeling, and reactive flow modeling.
  • Computational languages: Transport modeling on platforms such as Ansys Fluent or OpenFOAM, MatLab, Python, C/C++
  • High performance computing
  • Strong ability and interest to solve real-world problems under time constraints as a member of a global team
  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility for international travel (rare)

Preferred Qualifications / Experience


  • Sound understanding of typical refinery and chemical operation units
  • Solid understanding and efficient execution of Custom Models (Fluent UDFs, OpenFOAM)
  • Ability to leverage alternative modeling methodologies as needed for work effectiveness

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

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