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Finite Element Analysis (FEA) specialist

Do you enjoy technical challenges? And do you want to work in a global team?

We are looking for a new colleague to join our group of FEA specialists, belonging to the Engineering Production (EP) Technology Development Department. The main focus of our team is to design and develop advanced pressure bearing equipment, exposed to high pressure and high temperatures. We primarily use ANSYS for our analyses.

The EP Technology Development Department is a competence centre for structural mechanics, fluid dynamics, materials science and mechanical and process development. As our new FEA specialist, you will be part of a global team of highly dedicated and skilled colleagues; 3 located in Denmark, 2 in India and 1 in Russia. We believe in a high degree of knowledge sharing and involvement of all expert fields in our projects.

Your responsibilities

  • Development of internal FEA tools in Python
  • Thermal analysis and stress analysis of critical constructional details
  • Design of pressure vessels and steel structures
  • Linear and non-linear analysis including creep problems
  • Participation in development and troubleshooting.


  • are outgoing, open-minded and a good team player
  • are collaborative
  • are self-motivated in your day-to-day work
  • work independently and systematically, with a good eye for the detail
  • seek professional development
  • bring forward own ideas and are inspired by pursuing ideas of others.


You are a mechanical engineer with an emphasis on solid mechanics and the FE method and with expert knowledge within programming and software development, we use Python. You must communicate well in English. You Have at least 5 years of experience coming with experience from relevant fields. Knowledge about the use of our FEA software (ANSYS and COMSOL) will be an advantage. Likewise, familiarity with pressure vessel codes such as ASME VIII-2 as well as EN 13445 is a desired competence.

Further information

Please contact Group Manager Peer Thaarup Clausen phone +45 4196 4516 if you want to know more about the position.

If you would like to be part of a team of skilled and dynamic colleagues in an informal organization, please submit your application and resume in Danish or English and enclose a copy of your exam certificates and any references.

Application deadline

September 30, 2017.

Haldor Topsoe is a world leader in catalysis and surface science, committed to helping our customers achieve optimal performance. We enable companies to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources, in the most responsible way. We are headquartered in Denmark and do project development, R&D, engineering, production, and sales & service across the globe. In 2016, our revenue was approximately 860 million US dollars, and we employ more than 2,600 employees.

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