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 or Hilchenbach, where we're looking for a

Technology Engineer - Product Development (m/w/d)


You will be responsible for the technological development and optimization of plant/equipment and process technology for aluminum products (e.g. strip casting and rolling); other tasks will include:

  • Supporting during commissioning and sales activities
  • R&D project management
  • Cooperating across disciplines with the relevant teams and departments
  • Providing methodological support to the relevant specialist teams and departments


You have a degree in engineering or comparable professional training; ideally, you have relevant experience in the field of product development and manufacturing of aluminum products, especially in the key fields of strip casting and rolling technology and heat treatment; you should also have:

  • Knowledge of data analysis
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • An open mindset
  • Negotiating skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • A willingness to undertake worldwide travel
  • Good knowledge of English 


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