Experienced CFD Modeller

  • Job Reference: R27196
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Salary 50-65k dependant on skills and experience

Full time/37 hrs a week/permanent/hybrid working

Location: Peterborough, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon, Lincoln, Norwich, Colchester

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role provides you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location will be in one of our main offices, and providing you can get to the office 1-3 days a week, you could be based anywhere within the Anglian Water region.

The Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Principal/Senior CFD Modeller to join our Asset Intelligence Modelling & Simulation Team. In this role, you will use advanced hydraulic models to analyse and enhance asset performance, identifying risks and developing innovative solutions. You will be a key player in driving technical excellence, fostering collaboration, and ensuring consistent, effective, and efficient solutions across our projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver technical excellence in CFD modelling using tools such as ANSYS and OpenFOAM

  • Lead the development of solutions and testing operating scenarios for new water and wastewater treatment assets, as well as diagnosing performance issues in existing assets.

  • Provide technical direction and support across the team and to consultants, ensuring alignment with our technical ethos and strategic direction.

  • Share knowledge and contribute to the continuous improvement of standards, specifications, and processes.

  • Promote a culture of collaboration and integration, delivering exceptional service to customers, stakeholders, and the wider Anglian Water business.

What We're Looking For:

  • Extensive experience in CFD modelling within the Water industry.

  • Experience with ANSYS Fluent and/or OpenFOAM

  • In addition, experience in Surge/Transient modelling would be an advantage

  • Strong technical expertise in modelling tools and the ability to convey complex information to non-engineering audiences.

  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline or demonstrable relevant experience; Chartered status or working towards it with a professional body.

  • Proven leadership in delivering complex, system-based, and strategic modelling projects involving multiple stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage, lead, and influence business-wide and industry stakeholders at all levels.

  • A collaborative mindset, with the capability to integrate into various teams, share expertise, and drive innovative solutions.


  • Full private healthcare with no excess.

  • 26 days leave, increasing with service, plus Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion.

  • A flexible working culture.

  • Competitive pension scheme - we double-match your contributions up to 6%.

  • Life Assurance at eight times your salary.

  • Personal Accident cover - up to 5x your salary.

  • Bonus Scheme.

  • Numerous discounts and offers.

Why Anglian Water?

Anglian Water is not just a water company; we are a community driven by our Love Every Drop strategy, which underpins everything we do. Our culture is collaborative, innovative, and inspiring. We place people at the heart of our business, and we are passionate about what we do. If you value excellent customer service, your career, and the environment, we want to hear from you. We believe in equal opportunities, inclusion, diversity, and fair treatment for all.

Join us in making a difference. Apply today to be a part of our modelling team at Anglian Water!

Closing date: 4th August 2024

As part of the interview process you'll be asked to prepare a 15 minute presentation on "CFD applications in the Water industry"