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Working Student CFD - Simulation (d/f/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Employment Type:  temporary
Contact Person:  Fatriyani Fauzan-Magerl
Contact Information:
Job ID:  4360

Summary Statement

The goal of the Materials Engineering & Simulation department is to optimize our products in terms of durability and functionality with the help of simulations. This optimization should take place in an early stage during the conception and then in all subsequent phases of a product development and the following product life cycle. With your support, the possibilities of CFD simulation should be evaluated, the usage established and thus an important basis for function and system simulations should be laid.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Simulation of the behaviour of fluids with or without interaction with solids in prosthetics and orthotics
  • Evaluating the possibilities of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation in parallel with the project business
  • The simulation possibilities can also been extended to function and system simulation in ANSYS Workbench



  • Master's study in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering or similar with a focus on fluid mechanics
  • Completed Bachelor's degree with the same focus as above
  • Experience in the use of a CFD tool ideally Ansys fluent
  • Good knowledge of German and English
  • Self-employed working methods



  • Attractive remuneration for working students
  • 20 hours per week during the semester, up to 40 hours per week during the semester break
  • Modern workplaces with home office option and a great onboarding by the team
  • Open corporate culture and an exciting, international working environment
  • The opportunity to expand your professional network

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With around 8,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopaedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!