Modelling & Simulations Expert


Tisselt, BE

Company Info

Etex Innovation & Technology Centre is currently looking for a Simulations & Modelling Expert. The Etex R&D Centre focuses on leading innovation within Etex Group. The mission is innovating our products, systems and technologies in order to guarantee more and better products and provide the best service to internal and external customers.


Job content

The Simulations & Modelling Expert is responsible for the development, validation and implementation of numerical modelling of Etex Building Performances within R&D projects and will provide technical assistance to the business units. Modelling refers to physic-based modelling (typical FEM & CFD- technology, and or analytical) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Your main objectives are to reduce development costs & duration, and to support the improvement of existing solutions. This results in the following specific tasks:

1. Research

  • Executing patent & literature studies, including problem statement and scope definition
  • Writing grant applications
  • Developing, validating and implementing new and existing numerical or AI models
  • Offering reports based on your analysis
  • Training internal stakeholders in the modelling approach

2. Project Management

  • Managing the project database
  • Following up on development of the project plans
  • Identification of stakeholder interest and risk analysis
  • Providing reports on progress, deliverables and issues

3. Technical Assistance

  • Providing technical assistance of modelling to the Etex business units (internal clients)
  • Interpreting and combining existing reports and data
  • Setting up, validating and computing the model
  • Communicating to the internal clients





To be successful in this role, you:

  • obtained a Master in science (e.g. material/civil/mechanical engineering)
  • hold a PhD in applied science (related to modellling - FEM & AI - and experimental validation of building materials & performances)
  • ideally have 5 years of experience in a similar role, research on testing and simulation environment
  • are fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus
  • possess excellent communication skills, are a problem-solver and a go-getter




We offer you a fulltime employment in a dynamic, international organization. Additionally:

  • We can offer you a complete salary package, consisting of a company car with fuel card, hospitalization and group insurance, meal vouchers etc.
  • You can further develop your skills, enjoying a wide range of training possibilities
  • You will be part of a highly motivated team
  • You will work in a diverse and international environment

Interested? Don’t hesitate to send your resume to