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Strength Assessment Expert (Continuum Mechanics/Fatigue/Static)


Coimbatore, TN, IN, 641659

Req ID 29003 Coimbatore, India


ZF Wind Power puts wind energy in motion! The ZF Wind Power Business Unit is part of ZF group which is known as one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. Within our unit we develop, validate and service gear units used in wind turbines producing sustainable energy and we are doing this for more than 40 years! Today we build new the drivetrain solutions to meet the requirements of the future. As wind turbines continue to grow, we are continuously pushed outside of our engineering boundaries, which makes it a challenging engineering environment to work in. Find out more:


Your Tasks:

    • Development of new strength assessment approaches on structural components for wind turbines
    • Planning and executing of research projects together with internal and external partners
    • Transfer of material test data into material properties for design calculation
    • Owner of the strength calculation guidelines
    • Supporting product development departments on the castings related queries regarding strength assessment
    • Supporting the quality department


Your Profile:

    • Study in Continuum Mechanics, Mechanical or Materials Engineering with focus on static and fatigue strength assessment approaches, especially for casting materials
    • 3-6 years professional experience, Preferably Qualified Masters’ graduate in Mechanical / Ph.D Scholar
    • Expertise related with calculation methods dealing with safety factors and design concepts
    • Familiar with the implementation of international standards into design concepts with structural components
    • Very good knowledge on free surface and sub-surface fatigue, fracture mechanics, wear mechanism
    • Very good expertise on fatigue strength and fracture mechanics analysis
    • Basic knowledge on fatigue post processing software like N-code and coding skills in Matlab or Python
    • Familiar with the standards related to NDT of castings


Be part of our ZF team as Strength Assessment Expert and apply now!



Karthick Subramaniam


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