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 Hilchenbach (near Siegen) as a

Overall Plant Layouter (f/m/x)


As an overall plant layouter, you are in charge of the layout planning for cold rolling mills. Your tasks include, among others:

  • Independent creation of project drawings for overall plants, new plants, modernizations/conversions, and studies for the sales of cold rolling mill plants.
  • Independent creation/planning of detailed factory layouts and cross-departmental overall plant drawings for the sales of cold rolling mill complexes, including coordination with internal/external partners.
  • Updating the layouts during the project planning phase according to the technological requirements and implementation of identified optimization potential.
  • Investigation and support in the development of new or improved plant concepts.
  • Support in the creation of calculation specifications.


You have a completed engineering degree (Bachelor's or Master's) in the field of mechanical engineering or a comparable education with additional qualification (e.g., technician). Additionally, we value:

  • Ideally, several years of professional experience in the planning of rolling mills.
  • Solid knowledge of the CAD software used (NavisWorks, CREO, and AutoCAD).
  • Good knowledge of MS Office.
  • Initial experience with SAP is welcome.
  • Very good English language skills and good German language skills, both written and spoken.


As an innovative and internationally active employer, we offer you performance-based compensation (including profit-sharing) as well as an attractive company pension scheme. We also provide you with the opportunity to balance family and career optimally, for example, with our childcare services, flexible working time models, and the possibility of mobile working. Here you can learn more about the benefits of working at SMS group.

Have we convinced you to shape the future with us? Then we look forward to your online application.

SMS group GmbH

HR Management
Hien Thai-Nguyen