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BHR Group - a great place to work

As an independent, industrial research and technology organisation offering multi-disciplinary, integrated engineering and technical services, our clients present us with some of their most challenging and interesting projects.

Our careers are diverse, exciting and offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We strive to create a supportive and challenging working environment with exposure to the world’s leading organisations.

Why join BHR Group?

BHR Group recruits high quality graduates and post graduates across a range of engineering disciplines.

We offer:
  • Exposure to some of the world’s most significant engineering projects
  • The opportunity to travel
  • We are an accredited training centre for the IChemE and IMechE
  • We have links with Cranfield University and other universities which offer post graduate degrees alongside project work
  • We offer the chance to work with a diverse range of experienced and world class individuals
  • BHR Group develops its staff by investing in coaching, training, personal development and professional accreditation 

As well as the engineering team, we also recruit a variety of staff with a proven track record in areas such as:

  • Programme Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Events Management
  • Administration

Current vacancies

CFD/FEA Engineer

The Company

BHR Group is a leading private Research and Consultancy company providing expert technical services to a wide range of industrial clients. We specialise in fluid dynamics and mechanics, materials science, tribology and fluid physical and chemical behaviour of industrial processes from the nano to macro scales. We provide our expertise through consultancy; research and testing services; physical and computational modelling; expert advice; specialist training and conferences; and product development and exploitation. We work closely with our customers to understand their business needs and develop and implement practical technical and business solutions.

The Opportunity & Applicant

We are currently looking for a Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer with strong background and interest in CFD/FEA simulations, hydraulic simulations, fluid mechanics, and ideally with an interest and experience of pressure surge and amelioration for pipeline systems. Given the nature of our work, the successful candidate will be expected to work with a wide range of industrial processes and sectors including water and wastewater, renewable and conventional energy sources, process industries and defence and aerospace.

Applicants should possess:-

1. MSc or PhD in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or similar engineering discipline with a solid knowledge of fluid dynamics.

2.    Proven experience in using mesh generation tools, commercial CFD software (preferably ANSYS Fluent, Star-CCM+ and OpenFOAM) and/or FEA (preferably ANSYS Mechanical) and developing  UDFs.

3.    Exposure to at least two of the following areas of application:

      Multiphase flows (two or three phase flows)

      Implementation of chemical reaction models

      Population balance models

      Free surface flows


      Heat transfer

      Dynamic mesh applications

      Pressure surge analysis

      Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI)

4.    Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English

5. Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks/multiple projects simultaneously while working in a team of experienced professionals

The following attributes would be advantageous

1.     Experience of computer applications such as Flowmaster, WANDA, KYPipe, EPANet for hydraulic and pressure surge analysis.

2.    Programming skills preferably C/C++.


      A challenging and stimulating environment working on technically innovative projects.

      A competitive remuneration rate is offered.

      BHR Group supports its staff to achieve chartered status of relevant institutions

    Situated on the Cranfield University campus, we enjoy access to a wide range of social and recreational facilities as well as learning resources.

To apply

For immediate consideration, please send your CV/resume to