Thesis (m/f/d) Research & Development Mechanical Process Engineering

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For the winter term 2021/22 we are looking for you as a candidate (m/f/d) for a thesis with the topic "Development of soft sensor models for the prediction of condition and quality values in grinding plants".

Hosokawa Alpine is internationally renowned for high-quality, durable machinery and equipment. In our two business areas of mechanical processing technology and film extrusion, we are on a par with other world-class companies. With over 120 years of know-how and excellent expertise, we know how to provide our customers with the most efficient and best solutions in numerous industries. Complex films, which are required for many of our everyday products, or finest powders or high-quality compacted material in the pharmaceutical, chemical, mineral, food and recycling sectors - in all these fields, Hosokawa Alpine is a one-stop supplier covering all process steps and services. With our approx. 800 employees, we rely on resource-saving and sustainable technologies made in Germany and ensure maximum customer satisfaction. Global presence, successful growth combined with a future-oriented way of thinking, flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes, long-term partnerships as well as varied tasks in special machine construction - that is Hosokawa Alpine.

What you can expect:

  • You will work on this challenging topic in our R&D Department for Mechanical Process Engineering. In this context, you can finally apply and expand your theoretical knowledge from your studies in practice.
  • Your responsibilities will include literature research as well as evaluation on the state of the art of soft sensors for the process industry.
  • You deal with the exemplary creation of a soft sensor for a target variable from the process data of our plants.
  • Preparing a proposal for using the soft sensor for predictive applications or for optimizers is another challenge you will be tasked with.
  • Together in the team, you will get to know the processes of the company and gain insights into our machines and systems. In the process, you will get experience in working independently on challenging tasks and will have the opportunity to actively contribute yourself and your knowledge.

All this appeals to you and you are interested in becoming a part of our company? Don't wait any longer and send us your application now.

Your qualifications and skills:

  • For the challenging task in the area of R&D Department for Mechanical Process Engineering, you will complete a degree in technical mathematics, data science and analytics, information and data management or a related course of study.
  • You bring good knowledge in the area of analytics of big data. You are also familiar with the basics of machine learning and model building from big data.
  • A confident handling of MS-Office as well as good German and English skills are part of your strengths.
  • Teamwork, motivation and solution-oriented thinking are characterising you.
  • A ability to grasp things quickly, technical understanding, interest in the processes of mechanical process engineering as well as a independent way of working complete your profile.

Sounds interesting?

Hosokawa Alpine stands for reliability, respect, openness and ambitious action. Become part of a company in which respectful interaction with each other and with our customers is a matter of course for us, in which you can take responsibility and set ambitious goals together with us. Your ideas and suggestions are required from day one, because we focus on continuous development in all areas: in our products, in internal processes and in the promotion of your professional and personal skills.

Apply online using our online application form.

We look forward to speaking to you soon.


Your contact person:

Katharina Krebs, +49 821 / 5906 - 956