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

Technical Manager (m/w/d)


You will be responsible for coordinating the engineering for strip processing lines, including external engineering services; other tasks include:

  • Coordinating the Technical System Managers
  • Contact person for engineering with regard to the overall plant
  • Providing support in the preparation and negotiation of quotations 
  • Participating in internal and external meetings
  • Coordinating the international engineering setup


You have a degree in mechanical engineering or comparable vocational training; you should also have: 

  • Several years of experience in the technical execution of complex plant engineering projects in an international environment
  • Proven competence in the management of multi-disciplinary teams in an international business environment
  • Good German and English language skills
  • Sound knowledge and experience of standard project handling tools
  • High degree of personal commitment, ability to work in a team, open mindset
  • Willingness to undertake business travel in Germany and abroad


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