About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Project Engineer (m|w|d) Power Systems Simulation  
Job ID 73778 I Location Heidenheim

Do you have a passion for renewable energy and a strong background in control systems engineering? Voith Hydro is seeking a highly motivated Project Engineer (m/w/d) to join our technical department and help us simulate the transient behavior of water power plants from intake to grid connection point. As a world-class supplier of technologies for creating renewable energy, we are committed to hiring exceptional talent who share our vision for a sustainable future.


Your tasks

  • Serve as the central point of contact within Voith Hydro for simulation of hydraulic and electrical transient behaviour of hydro power plants.
  • Develop and implement processes and software for the investigation of the dynamic behavior of all systems of a complete hydropower plant.
  • Represent Voith Hydro in external committees and development institutions.
  • Actively participate in relevant conferences and project meetings with customers.
  • Initiate and conduct necessary development activities to ensure Voith transient simulations are state of the art.
  • Monitor relevant grid codes and ensure Voith simulation processes and results comply with these codes.
  • Perform simulations as a service for operational sales units with regard to electrical and hydraulic transient issues.
  • Train and support transient simulation specialists in various operating units of Voith Hydro and act as their technical leader.


Your profile

  • Master's degree in engineering, preferably with a strong background in control systems engineering. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in simulation of hydraulic and electrical transient behavior of hydro power plants.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global environment.
  • Proficient in relevant software and programming languages.


If you are passionate about renewable energy and have a strong technical background in control systems engineering, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of sustainable energy. Join Voith Hydro today and be a part of a global team committed to creating a better world.


We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Apply now via our web portal. 
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The Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG | VHZ is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA 

Talent Acquisition • Annika Frey • phone +49 7321 37 2392
Job ID 73778