SMS group is renowned worldwide for its future-oriented technologies and outstanding service for the metals industry. In 2022, our team of over 14,400 employees around the world generated sales of more than 3.1 billion euros. We apply our 150 years of experience and our digital know-how to provide the industry continuously with innovative products and processes that extend beyond our core business. We are the right partner for challenging projects and support our customers throughout the entire lifecycle of their plants and equipment. Paving the way for a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry is our stated goal.

Become a part of our future at SMS group GmbH in Düsseldorf or Mönchengladbach where we're looking to recruit a 

Design engineer - Instrumentation (m/f/d)


You will be responsible for the design and dimensioning of integrated systems (e.g. heating) for furnace plants, i.e. determining volumetric flow rates, pressure losses, pipe cross-sections, etc.; other duties include:

  • Selecting and dimensioning components
  • Drawing up PIDs
  • Creating materials in SAP
  • Preparing MSR lists together with the functional electrics team
  • Collaborating on risk reviews
  • Evaluating processes in terms of functionality and cost efficiency
  • Monitoring costs and deadlines in ongoing projects
  • Support with matters relating to sales, project management, erection/commissioning and service in close consultation with the product owners in Germany and abroad



    You are a graduate in engineering or natural sciences, or a certified state technician; you should also have:

    • In-depth knowledge of heat treatment / furnace technology design and construction, particularly in the field of instrumentation
    • In-depth knowledge of fluid mechanics
    • Knowledge of heating and heat treatment processes
    • In-depth knowledge of the regulations to be observed worldwide (DIN EN, GHOST, NFPA)
    • Good user knowledge of SAP, CAD software (Auto CAD), MS Office, MS Teams, AVEVA, COMOS
    • Ability to work in a team, assert yourself, perform under stress, and take decisions
    • An open mindset, negotiating skills, ability to work in a team
    • Good knowledge of English and German
    • Working in international and cross-company teams
    • A willingness to travel on business


    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 contact us.

    SMS group GmbH
    HR Management
    Hien Thai-Nguyen