SMS group is noted worldwide for its mechanical and plant engineering expertise, its future-oriented technologies and its excellent service for the metals industry. We use our 150 years of experience and our digital know-how to provide the industry continuously with innovative products and processes – even outside our core business. We are the partner for demanding projects, and we support our customers during the complete lifecycle of their plants, enabling profitable and resource-saving value creation chains. We have set ourselves the task of paving the way for a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry. As a global player with German roots, we take responsibility for our 14,000 employees and the society.

Become a part of our future at SMS group GmbH in Düsseldorf, where we're looking for a

Subproject Manager Functional Electrics (m/w/d)


You will be responsible for the management of subprojects in the field of functional engineering during the order handling phase; other tasks include: 

  • Coordinating deliverables for electrical and automation equipment for strip processing lines
  • Supporting the sales team with the preparation of quotations for electrical and automation equipment for strip processing lines
  • Conducting negotiations with customers, suppliers, and consortium members
  • Drawing up and coordinating the basic engineering (motors and components list, electrical/mechanical functional description, operating material key plans) with the teams responsible for mechanical equipment, utilities, and civil engineering
  • Dimensioning and designing the strip/auxiliary drives
  • Assisting with integration tests and commissioning projects
  • Feeding new knowledge back to the sales and handling teams


You have a degree in electrical engineering or comparable vocational training and have sound knowledge of supply, drive, automation, and utility systems; in addition, you should also have:

  • Industry-specific professional experience in the planning and execution of complex projects involving electrical and electronic equipment
  • Knowledge of the technology, automation and drive systems and components for strip processing lines
  • Personal commitment, negotiating skills, and the ability to work in a team and assert yourself
  • Strong price and cost consciousness
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • A willingness to undertake worldwide travel


As an innovative and international employer, we offer you a performance-oriented salary package and the opportunity to achieve the ideal family/work life balance, e.g. with our in-house children's daycare center, flexible working hour models, and homeworking options. Click here to learn more about the benefits of working for SMS group. Are you keen on shaping the future with us? If so, feel free to send us your online application. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Gottschalk.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Tim Gottschalk
Telephone: +49 2161 350-1367