We produce fluid power solutions

Bachelor’s Thesis / Master’s Thesis, Advanced Engineering, “Measuring Equipment”

As component and system supplier, ARGO-HYTOS is an essential part in the supply chain of the world market leaders in the mobile machinery and mechanical engineering sectors. ARGO-HYTOS has established an international network of manufacturing and distribution companies to provide the extensive support that our successful global customers expect and are accustomed to. With modern technological challenges becoming ever more complex, customers depend on system partners who take a comprehensive approach to new projects, can draw on years of experience and expertise, and offer innovative solutions in fluid power technology.

ARGO-HYTOS is a medium-sized family business with more than 65 years of experience in fluid & motion control and filtration technology in mobile, as well as industrial hydraulics. In the mobile hydraulics sector, especially, ARGO-HYTOS has turned into one of the innovation leaders.
ARGO-HYTOS currently employs more than 1,300 people.
With manufacturing companies in Germany, the Czech Republic, India, China and Brazil, as well as numerous own distribution and assembly companies, the ARGO-HYTOS Group is active worldwide. Furthermore, we are cooperating with a network of professional service partners.

ARGO-HYTOS GmbH is located in Kraichtal, Germany, and currently employs 450 people. We mainly design and manufacture hydraulic filters, filter elements, as well as fluid management, sensor and measurement products. Our advanced engineering department also develops and designs valves, manifolds and system solutions.

It is the stated objective of ARGO-HYTOS to make a substantial contribution to the improvement of customer products and to help ensure significant and sustainable customer benefit.

To strengthen our advanced engineering team we are looking for a student who would like to collaborate with us on the project “Setup of a Measuring Fixture to Record Friction Forces in Hydraulic Valves and Their Actuating Systems”

The following activities will be part of your assignment:

  • Research – products, literature, patents
  • Developing and evaluating measuring concepts
  • Selecting the required measuring and drive technology
  • Implementing the design of the measuring fixture in CREO 2.0 and preparing the drawing
  • Supervising the manufacture and assembly of the measuring fixture
  • Putting the fixture into service; initial measurements


  • Student (undergraduate/graduate) of a technical discipline (mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, mechatronics)
  • Ability and willingness to familiarize yourself with new issues and problems
  • Independent work style
  • Creativity
  • Experience in using a CAD program

The position is available as of now. Timeframe: 6 months

Looking forward to new challenges?

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