Research Associate in Body Shop / Body Shop section RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components

Research Associate

Body Shop / Body Shop section




Matinique Heinrichs



+49 241 80-27383



Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components


Our profile


The E-Mobility Components Chair of Production Engineering stands for pioneering research and innovation in the field of electromobility. In the seven research areas Battery Production, Battery Engineering, Electric Powertrain, Automotive Assembly, Body Shop, Plastic Components and Autonomous Systems, the production processes of the electric vehicle and its components are being further developed. Application-oriented research projects are supplemented by numerous industrial cooperations.


your profile


- Technically-oriented university degree (Master or equivalent) completed with above-average success: mechanical engineering, manufacturing technology, automation technology, industrial engineering, etc. 
- specialization in production, vehicle, automation or construction engineering or the like desired 
- interest in novel manufacturing processes and solutions 
- high level of independence, commitment, initiative and resilience 
- very good analytical and conceptual skills and a structured way of working 
- pronounced team orientation and communication skills 
- secure command of German and English 
- interest in electromobility / electric vehicle production


Your tasks


With us you will be part of a highly motivated team and work together with our industrial partners on innovative concepts and their technical implementation for the body construction, especially in electric mobility. 

Her tasks include project planning, conceptual design and engineering as well as implementation of innovative manufacturing and body concepts. You are in constant communication with our industrial partners. 

Your tasks and activities include: 

- Development of ideas and solutions for the future production of electric vehicles 
- Conception and realization of innovative process chains
- Development of alternative body concepts as well as engineering, construction and testing of prototypes and pre-series for electromobility 
- Participation in innovative developments in the framework of research and industry projects 
- Acquisition of industrial and university further education and teaching activities 
- Communication with customers, partners and suppliers


our range


Recruitment is in the employment relationship. 

The position is to be filled at the earliest possible date and limited to initially 2 years. Another extension of 3 years is planned. 

This is a full time position. 

A doctorate exists. 

The place is rated with EG 13 TV-L. 

The RWTH is certified as a family-friendly university. 

We want to promote the careers of women at RWTH Aachen and are therefore looking forward to receiving applicants. 

Women are given preference for equal qualifications, aptitude and professional performance, provided that they are underrepresented in the organizational unit and do not prevail in the person of a competitor.

Applications of suitable disabled people are expressly desired.








Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) 

Matinique Heinrichs 

Human Resources Development 

Campus-Boulevard 30 

52074 Aachen


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