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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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CFD R&D Engineer - PhD Position (3 years) 
Job ID 71787 I Location Heidenheim | Limited to 3 years


Within the framework of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions


Task description

Voith develops for the optimization of ship propulsion new numerical methods with academic partners and introduces them to industrial practice. The purpose of the advertised position is to further develop a methodology for multiphase flow optimization for Voith propelled ships and thus to enter new scientific territory. Voith is working closely with Technical University Hamburg (TUHH). The aim of the position is to complete a PhD thesis at the Technical University of Hamburg, while the center of work will be at Voith’s headquarter in Heidenheim (south Germany).


Your profile


  • Possession of a Master degree or equivalent/postgraduate degree which formally entitle to embark on a doctorate.
  • Study courses in naval architecture, physics, computer science, numerical mathematics or related fields are advantageous.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas will be appreciated: naval architecture, mathematics, physics.
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  • Skills in numerical methods, optimization methods and solid programming skills.
  • Good written and spoken English skills.


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.
Find more details about the application process here.


The J. M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Voith Turbo is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS  
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Talent Acquisition Team • Julia Fuchs • Tel. +49 7321 37 3596
Job ID 71787