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 Hilchenbach (near Siegen) where we're looking to recruit a

Design engineer / Detail design engineer (m/f/d)


The successful implementation of our modularization strategy is a key element of the competitiveness of our products. By closely collaborating with your colleagues in the individual teams within the Center of Excellence Flat Products, you will be responsible for the design and updating of modules as well as for the relevant products. In detail, your duties comprise:

  • Modularization and standardization of products (modules)
  • Rating and dimensioning components, and preparing drafts in our CREO 3D CAD program
  • Coordinating with the plant engineering team 
  • Assisting with detail engineering
  • Collaborating on new developments
  • Compiling quotations and presentations
  • Conducting negotiations with suppliers
  • Building up, applying, and further developing technical know-how


You have a degree in engineering with a major in mechanical engineering or have completed a course of vocational training as a draftsperson with relevant additional upskilling qualifications; you should also have:

  • Several years of professional experience and knowledge in the field of plant engineering and construction
  • Very good knowledge of CREO
  • Good knowledge of SAP and MS Office
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Personal commitment, flexibility, and the ability to work in a team
  • A willingness to undertake business travel worldwide


As an innovative and international employer, we offer a performance-oriented salary package (incl. profit sharing) and an attractive company pension scheme. In addition, we offer you 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. Zöller.

SMS group GmbH

HR Management
Dirk Zöller
Telephone: +49 2733 29-2788