Research Associate in Plastic Technology for Electric Vehicle Production RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components Germany

Research Associate

Plastic technology for electric vehicle production


Matinique Heinrichs

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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, industrial engineering or similar 
- Specialization in plastics technology or similar desired 
- Experience in the production of plastics, the processing of plastic semi-finished products and the use of production systems with the focus on plastics technology desired 
- High degree of independence, commitment, initiative and resilience 
- Very good analytical and conceptual skills and a structured working method 
- pronounced team orientation and strong communication skills 
- secure command of German and English 
- interest in electric mobility / electric vehicle production


Your tasks

They join us as part of a highly motivated team and work together with our industrial partners on innovative plastic-based production technologies, such as additive manufacturing, for solutions for electromobility at vehicle or component level. 

Their tasks include design, construction and engineering, as well as the preparation, execution and evaluation of tests at the machine level. You are in constant communication with our industrial partners.


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. An 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.

Number: 21255
time: 29/12/2017
post: Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) 
Matinique Heinrichs 
Human Resources Development 
Campus-Boulevard 30 
52074 Aachen
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