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Siemens CT Research Scientist of Mechanical Engineering and Finite Elements Analysis (Beijing)

Research & Development

English (UK)

Job Description


For our Corporate Technology (CT) in Beijing, Siemens is looking for a lead research scientist / research scientist of Mechanical Engineering and Finite Elements Analysis at Sept 1st, 2018.

The Corporate Technology (CT, department with over 1,900 research operatives worldwide occupies a special position within Siemens' R&D facilities. It functions as an international network of expertise and as a global partner for technology and innovations. Through its R&D activities in Germany, China, the USA, India, Russia, Japan and Eastern Europe, Corporate Technology helps secure the company's technological future and bolster its competitiveness.

What are my responsibilities?

You will work in a startup-like environment in the Software Defined Inverter (SDI) technology field of CT REE. The SDI technology field is dedicated to research and development on tomorrow’s power converters using the most advanced technologies especially regarding semiconductors, control and software approaches mainly for PCB-based designs.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To develop housings for our prototypes, keeping in mind mechanical stability, mechanical interfaces between different parts of the prototypes, etc.;
  • To plan the mechanical setup of our prototypes and to advise your team colleagues regarding the placement of different parts;
  • To do finite element analyses of mechanical structures, especially regarding cooling properties and magnetic/electrical behavior;
  • To help with the 3D-printing of the parts you designed;

What do I need to qualify for this job?

Your qualification should include:

  • Master degree or above, major in a related knowledge domain

  • Fluency in English

  • Above 2 years of experience in mechanical engineering

Qualifications that would be beneficial:

  • Experience with FEM analyses

  • Experience with electronics and cooling system design

  • Experience in a research environment

  • German language skills

We expect you to be proactive, creative and open-minded working in a diverse environment with people from different backgrounds and cultures.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuating diversity and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. 


For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens’ success. Our central research and development unit – Corporate Technology (CT) – plays an important role in this. Corporate Technology contributes to the Company’s success in many functions, including technology and innovation strategy, research and development, cooperation with universities and start-ups, patents and business excellence.

Officially opened in 2006, Corporate Technology China (CT CN) is the largest innovation branch outside Germany. Many top-notch innovators work in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Qingdao and Tianjin. We combine the physical and the virtual worlds through our Core Technology Initiatives and research projects in the areas of data analytics, the Industrial loT, autonomous systems, systems integration, cyber security, etc. We are thus helping the Siemens Business Units turn inventions into successful innovations in the market.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of you ability as we will use the data to review your suitability for the role.


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Job ID: 88491

Organisation: Corporate Technology

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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