Research Associate in Area Battery Engineering RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components Germany

Research Associate

Area Battery Engineering



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.

In the Battery Engineering group, you participate in various innovative research and development projects in the field of lithium-ion battery systems. You work closely with OEMs, automotive suppliers, battery manufacturers, machine and plant manufacturers and many other industrial partners, as well as other research institutes on exciting topics in which you take after a short time and project leading positions.

your profile

- Technically oriented university degree (master or equivalent) (eg mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering or similar) 
- High degree of independence, commitment, initiative and resilience 
- Very good analytical and conceptual skills and a structured way of working 
- Distinctive team orientation and Strong communication skills 
- secure command of the German and English languages

Your tasks

- Project management of or participation in publicly funded research projects in the field of conceptual design, mechanical, electrical / electronic and thermal design and installation of lithium-ion battery systems 
- Acquisition, planning, management and implementation of various projects with industrial partners in the field of development, the Prototype construction and testing / certification of lithium-ion battery systems for various applications such as automotive, electric bicycles, etc. 
- Development of ideas and solutions for future battery system concepts 
- Acquisition of industrial and university training 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. An extension of another 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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