… and career at OWI

At the OWI Science for Fuels gGmbH interdisciplinary and highly motivated teams research and develop new technologies for the heat and power generation of the future. OWI is always looking for young talents and experienced employees for the scientific and commercial sector and offers various possibilities for starting a career and different career prospects as well as individual and personal training opportunities.

Core subjects are:

  • Fuels and Lubricants
  • Fuel Cell Systems
  • Reforming
  • Heat and High-temperature Engineering
  • Energy System Technology
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Technical Infrastructure


To fulfil varying and challenging tasks, OWI is looking for committed employees educated either in engineering and science or in technical, commercial and industrial occupational fields.

Projektingenieur im Bereich Hochtemperaturtechnik (w/m/d)


Research and development at OWI requires support by technical and commercially trained employees. OWI offers young talents various apprenticeships as career opportunities.

Though there are no vacancies at OWI at the time, unsolicited applications are welcome at anytime.

Offers for Students

OWI offers a wide range of training opportunities for students and career opportunities for junior scientists. We are always looking for student assistants; we provide options and topics for writing academic papers and for a PhD on the basis of a scholarship more

Application Tips

Whether you are an apprentice, a student or an experienced job-seeker: if you want to apply at OWI, you should mind the following tips that facilitate a rapid processing of your application.

An application includes:

  • your letter of application
  • your personal data sheet
  • your application photo
  • your school certificates (degree certificate)

If you are still in higher education or serve an apprenticeship, please attach a current overview of marks.

Please send work samples on request only.

You can either send us your application by post or by mail. Please ensure that your application is attached in one PDF-document and does not exceed 10 megabytes.

Information on data protection during your application procedure

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Therefore we documented here the collection, processing and use of your data in the context of your application, in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations.

Data collection

In the course of your application, we will collect and process the personal application data listed below:

  • First name Surname
  • Address
  • telephone number
  • email
  • Application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, etc.)
  • Purpose of data collection / dissemination

The collection and processing of your personal application data is exclusively earmarked for the filling of positions within our institute. As a matter of principle, your data will only be forwarded to the Human Resources Department and the department (s) of our institute responsible for the specific application process. Any further use or transfer of your application data to third parties will not take place.

Retention period of the application data

A deletion of your personal application data takes place basically three months after completion of the application process. This does not apply insofar as legal provisions prevent deletion, if further storage is necessary for the purpose of providing evidence, or if you have expressly agreed to a longer storage period.

Storage for future job advertisements

If we are unable to offer you a vacancy that is currently vacant, but we believe that on the basis of your profile your application could be of interest for future vacancies, we will store your personal application data for twelve months, provided that you expressly consent to such extended storage and use.

Right to information and revocation

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or in cases of information, correction or deletion of data, and revocation of consents granted, please contact us.

General data protection information

Please also refer to our general privacy policy for further information.