Internship in Star Cool R&D Department

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Internship in Star Cool R&D Department
TinglevStudentContainer Manufacturing/EngineeringRef.: MC-234774
Maersk Container Industry (MCI) offers you a place in the Star Cool® R&D department to use your theoretical knowledge in an industrial environment.

Apart from an interesting project and getting some first experience in a multi-discipline and dynamic environment, your work supports the UN sustainability goals, by improving the reefer container to be more energy efficient and available to reduce food waste.
We Offer
With a collaboration with Maersk Container Industry, you will get good opportunities to learn from highly technical skilled and experienced team members and to show your own initiative, working in an environment with a global reach. You will be part of the large team at MCI that oversees a fleet of over 300,000 Star Cool® reefer machines in operation around the world.

During your time at MCI, you will experience a high degree of independence where innovation and quality are prioritized on equal terms.

MCI is located in Tinglev in the Southern part of Denmark, close to attractive cities like Sønderborg, Kolding and Flensburg. We have strong local roots but act on a truly global stage. At MCI in Tinglev, you will enjoy an informal and supportive atmosphere. We work hard and are aware of our contribution to global trade, but we make sure that we have fun and enjoy working with each other.
Key Responsibilities
You will model the air side heat transfer of the evaporator and condenser in the Star Cool® Reefer machine by using computational fluid dynamics tools (Ansys, Autodesk CFD, OpenFoam or alike). Using the model, you will be able to assist in the development and improvement of the Star Cool® Reefer machine, investigating issues such as maldistribution, defrost performance, refrigerant leak or similar.

Project goals:
  • Development of a CFD model for the airside heat transfer of evaporator and condenser of the Star Cool® Reefer
  • Investigation of maldistribution, defrost performance, refrigerant leak or similar
  • Validation of model by experiment
Who we are looking for
You are currently a student within Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Process Engineering or a similar field.

You have knowledge and/or experience in Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer & Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

Internship duration: 3-6 months

Start date: We are ready when you are!
>Last application date: 10 February 2020.
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Maersk Container Industry (MCI) develops and manufactures refrigerated containers, dry containers and the Star Cool refrigeration machine for the intermodal industry, including shipping lines, fruit multinationals and leasing companies. Widely recognised as the most energy-efficient reefer, the Star Cool Integrated reefer features innovative technologies such as Controlled Atmosphere (CA). The company employs around 4,000 employees. It has R&D and engineering test facilities in Denmark, two production facilities in China, as well as a global network of 400 service providers. Building on a heritage of more than 100 years in shipping and strong core values, MCI is part of A.P. Moller - Maersk. Visit