Engineer Fuel Cell Stack Development (f/m/d)

Freudenberg Fuel Cell e-Power Systems GmbH

Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in around 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of nearly 9 billion euros.

Your Benefits

  • International work options: A career with global relationships and a world view.
  • Easily reachable: Easy, low-stress access by car or public transport
  • Sustainability / Community service: Making a difference with sustainability, community service
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation
  • Training / Career development: Programs to supercharge skills and expertise


You support our team as

Engineer Fuel Cell Stack Development (f/m/d)


  • You will be part of the fuel cell stack development team and part of a project for Freudenberg Fuel Cells e-Power Systems first mobile low temperature PEM fuel cell stack for heavy duty application
  • You will work closely with other stack and MEA developers to design the complete stack, including overall dimensions, final plates, current collector, clamping concept, manifolding and media supply
  • You will drive the development of different stack components for the LT-PEMFC stack from initial scoping, over design/simulation to validation and documentation; Therefor, you will work closely with supplier, external institutes and the internal test field
  • You will be included in the validation and optimization of the components/stacks, using different development tools to bring the components and the stack to a serial production state
  • Together with a team of engineers/chemists with extensive experience in fuel cell development, you will improve the durability of the MEAs and its components to enhance the lifetime of the fuel cell stack


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or comparable field of study
  • Extensive experience in the field of fuel cell stack development and designing
  • Very strong understanding of LT-PEMFC stack development including expert know-how in selected fields, e.g. BPP, MEA, clamping, sealing and operations
  • CAD skills (SolidWorks is preferred)
  • CFD skills (SolidWorks Flowsimulation) of advantage
  • True team player
  • Driven, self-motivated structured person with “can-do” attitude
  • Convincing, open and friendly personality
  • Fully fluent in German and English

The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.