Thermo-Mechanical Engineer (m/f/d)

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen

Type of Job

Scientific and Technical Assistance

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Job Code: Mec-2019-TME

Job offer from November 21, 2019

The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) conducts fundamental research in solar and planetary physics. For the mechanical department, MPS is offering a position for a Thermo-Mechanical Engineer (m/f/d).

Your Profile:

  • University degree (Master or equivalent) in the area of aerospace / mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Extended working experience in the area of mechanical design
  • Experienced CAD software user, ideally PTC Creo
  • Experience in thermal (ideally knowledge of ESATAN-TMS) or structural engineering (ideally knowledge of MSC Nastran)
  • Experience in the area of thermal or mechanical system engineering would be an asset
  • Highly motivated, proactive, able to work in a team as well as independently
  • Ideally you have practical experience with Space hardware projects and applicable Space standards
  • Hands-on experience with working in clean room environments and conducting structural tests would be beneficial
  • Good English and German skills

The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and initially limited to two years. The salary will be based on the German public service TVöD (Bund), depending on qualification and professional experience up to EG 13. Social benefits correspond to the regulations of the public service.

As a scientific institution, the MPS offers an attractive and challenging environment with the opportunity to realise own ideas and concepts to a high extent.

Applications of handicapped persons are encouraged and will be favoured in case of comparable qualifications. The Max Planck Society aims to increase the percentage of women in areas where they are underrepresented. Women are therefore explicitly asked to apply for this post.

If you have further questions, please contact Bernd Chares (Tel. 0551/384979319, E-Mail: ).

Please send your complete application to until December 31, 2019 quoting the reference MECH-TME. Alternatively, you may send your application by mail to:

Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 3
37077 Göttingen

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