Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and systems supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9,8 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Three year individually designed PhD program in Corporate Advanced Engineering
  • Intensive work in research and development with focus on estimation of remaining polymer electrolyte fuel cells in automotive embedded systems
  • Dedicated support from professional department, personnel development, external institutions and the university
  • Early discussion about possible career options in the MAHLE group

Your Skills & Strengths

  • Excellent university degree (Master or comparable) in electrical engineering, energy technology, process engineering, physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, or comparable degree
  • Experience and expertise in the area of fuel cell technology and computer science
  • Interest in mathematical topics
  • Independent scientific work, analytical competencies, target orientation, flexibility
  • Intercultural competencies and team spirit
  • Excellent English and German skills

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Your benefits

Facts about the job

Entry level

University graduates


MAHLE International GmbH

Functional area

R&D / Engineering

Functional area

R&D / Engineering


MAHLE International GmbH



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Anja Ullrich

Anja Ullrich

MAHLE International GmbH
Area of responsibility: International Graduate & PhD Program.
Phone: +49 711 501-13601

Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

We are excellent!


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