QuEST Global Tools Development Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina



Tools Development Engineer

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions

  • Design and develop tools that aid in different types of component analysis (fatigue, creep, LCF , HCF) and p ost processing)

  • Exposure to multiple programming languages is a plus (Python, APDL, C++, J avascript and F ORTRAN )

  • Exposure to engineering analysis concepts are a plus

  • Capability to program mathematical and engineering concepts is needed

  • Testing and debugging of existing and developed tools to resolve any potential issues

  • Assisting users with issues (guiding through process, working with their models, verification of potential issues)

  • Documentation of all changes, issues, and methodologies in a clear and concise manner.

  • Distribute updates to tools software or hardware and fix any short comings.

  • Support user group with any technical questions regarding the tool and the background technical questions.

  • Develop APDL codes for building the finite element model, apply loads and boundary conditions and post process analysis results

Secondary Job Functions:

  • At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:

  • Execution within multiple services

  • Project Management: Execution and Support

  • Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews

  • Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability

  • Personnel Management

  • Onboarding and Professional Development: collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members

  • Cross-functional teams

  • Geographic re-assignments

  • Account Management and Sales

  • Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT

  • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement


  • BS/B.Tech in Mechanical/Aero/Civil/Computer engineering with minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.

  • Experience in using ANSYS (APDL, Workbench).

  • Experience of using APDL and Python is required.

  • Experience of using C/C++ and Fortran is preferred.

  • Experience in MATLAB is desirable.

  • Background in engineering design, vibration theory, dynamics, strength of materials.

  • Knowledge and experience of gas turbine components, working principles is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work under time constraints, maintain composure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to interact with employees/managers at all levels with strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Mostly Office Environments, Occasional Shop Floor involvement.

  • Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work.

  • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.

  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.

  • Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9 AM to 4 PM

  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.

  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location: Greenville, SC

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Full Time-Regular

Assignment Country:

United States

Total Years of Exp:

2 to 5

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