Sr Fluid Dynamics Engineer R & D

OWENS CORNING - Granville, OH (30+ days ago)3.8

Location: Granville, Ohio - United States


The Sr. Fluid Dynamics Engineer supports the Advanced Manufacturing organization by transforming Owens Corning’s manufacturing processes. This role is responsible for the modeling, measurement and design of dynamic fluid processes in Owens Corning’s manufacturing facilities. These processes include: fiber formation, binder systems, insulation pack formation, pneumatic conveying of fibrous material, hydro cyclones, and critical HVAC design parameters. The Sr. Fluid Dynamics Engineer is accountable for conceptualizing, developing and implementing step-change processes for all Insulation and Composite products worldwide.

Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.

Reports to: Insulation Process Transformation Team Leader

Span of Control: Individual Contributor


Lead Fluid Dynamics Process Development

Identify opportunities and value of new manufacturing processes and improvements
Establish key metrics for successful process development and implementation, then track that the value is achieved
Collaborate with internal and external partners during process development to apply Early Management principles from Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Apply system level thinking to link critical process variables to product performance
Manage Development Projects and Integrate into Larger Programs

Effective communication of project scope, timeline, personnel and budget.
Manages leadership and team expectations in a dynamic environment.
Establishes a team that proactively mitigates risk and responds appropriately to project changes or challenges.

Ph D or Master’s degree in mechanical, aeronautical, or aerospace engineering discipline.
3-5+ years of experience in an R&D or manufacturing engineering function.
Proficient in the development and application of Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations in ANSYS FLUENT or equivalent.

Project management - effective management of projects including, but not limited to: scope, schedule, cost, risk, resource, and issue management.
Previous experience implementing novel manufacturing solutions with demonstrated positive productivity impacts, such as: step-change manufacturing processes and the integration of novel fluid dynamics design approaches into existing manufacturing processes.
Technical leadership – previous execution of small to large scale projects including cross-functional teams

Demonstrated ability to creatively solve problems by apply modeling techniques in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to interface with plant personnel and execute projects in the manufacturing environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit
A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.