Simulation Engineer

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Full Time

Position Overview

Company Overview

Novelis is one of the world leaders in aluminum recycling and rolling and a leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider. Driven by our purpose of “shaping a sustainable world together,” we work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, automotive, beverage packaging and specialty markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Novelis has approximately 13,000 employees in 32 operating facilities on 4 continents.


Position Overview

The Information Technology team, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking a Simulation Engineer! This role will be responsible for the design, implementation, and delivery of simulation, optimization, and data science solutions to address challenges within Novelis!

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Design, implement, and deliver solutions to perform system of systems discrete event simulations for significantly intricate operational processes that have a long-term impact on a Novelis product, business, or function using AnyLogic.
  • Follow and contribute to standards and standard methodologies for re-usable, integrated, and automated simulation models that provide ongoing value.
  • Design and creation of re-usable simulation, optimization, and data science libraries.
  • Identify and address intrinsically hard process flow simulation problems including problems that are highly sophisticated, ambiguous, undefined, with less existing structure, or having significant business risk or potential for significant impact.
  • Use sophisticated statistical /simulation tools and develop code using Java or Python for data analysis, simulation, and developing modeling algorithms.
  • Communicate results of model to technical and non-technical resources through various means, including design and development of intuitive UIs.
  • Write effective white papers and artifacts while detailing your approach, simulation outcomes, recommendations, and arguments.
  • Translate and interpret findings from models into operational activities for broader organization.
  • Promote data driven decision making and advanced analytics techniques within Novelis!

Minimum qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent experience and 0.5 - 1 year of quantitative field experience (through internship/co-op or similar opportunities).
  • Experience in defining standards, standard methodologies, and crafting re-usable libraries.
  • Experience/practice with Simulation software, e.g., AnyLogic (preferred), Arena, FlexSim, Simio, Gama, Simul8, MATLAB.
  • Experience in both discrete event and agent-based simulation methods along with ability to run optimizations.
  • Proficient in Java, Python, or other object-oriented programming languages.
  • Proven foundation on data engineering and database management systems, (eg. SQL).
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and work on a team to tackle internal problems.
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis techniques and ability to think in a probabilistic way.

Preferred qualifications

  • PhD degree or equivalent experience in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or related subject area.
  • Experience with analysis tools such as Excel, PowerBI, or Minitab.
  • Experience with optimization (LP, IP, MIP, ADP) and open source or commercial solvers (OR-tools, Gurobi, CPLEX etc.)
  • Experience in metals manufacturing, particularly in the areas of process, quality reliability, and supply chain.
  • Expertise in machine learning, statistical modeling, data visualization, and familiarity with big data technologies and cloud platforms including AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Extensive knowledge of data science methodologies, including feature engineering, model evaluation, and deployment.

What We Offer:

Novelis' benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, driven by the marketplace, and affordable. In addition to core benefits, we provide these unique to the industry benefits:

  • Family Growth Programs: Paid parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Fertility Treatment, Childcare Discount and Nursing Mom Support
  • Employee Assistance Programs: free resources available 24/7 to you and your family in the areas of mental health, family life, and career and financial guidance
  • Wellness Programs: incentives for wellness activities, wellness spending account, programs for building healthy habits, virtual physical therapy for joint, back, and pelvic health, health management programs and more.
  • Diabetes Management Program
  • Pet insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • PerkSpot Discount Program
  • Tuition assistance and career development programs

This role offers a hybrid schedule. Our hybrid approach is designed to foster employee work-life balance and powers connection, collaboration, and a sense of community among our teams.



Location Profile

Novelis’ Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis’ North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis’ corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups.


Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.


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