Primobius is the result of a joint venture between Australian stock exchange-listed Neometals Ltd. and privately owned German plant engineering and technology specialist SMS group GmbH. Primobius offers a unique and sustainable method of recovering valuable lithium, nickel, cobalt, and other materials, for example carbon, from end-of-life or defective lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) from electric vehicles and consumer electronics. The recovered battery materials can be used directly in the production of new batteries.
This unique and advanced recycling solution fits smoothly into the circular economy, ensures that ethically sound materials are used, and helps to reduce not only waste but also our world’s dependence on finite resources.

Become a part of our future at Primobius GmbH in the Düsseldorf area (NRW) where we're looking for a 

Product Manager for Li-Battery Recycling: Shredding and Beneficiation (f/m/x)


As a product manager you are responsible for the technical development and engineering in order execution of our Li-Battery Recycling Products, in close collaboration with various departments. Your responsibilities include, among others:

  • Define Product Vision - Establish and communicate the vision, goals, and strategy of the product to and with all stakeholders
  • Create, maintain and prioritize product development, and refine the product backlog, ensuring it is visible, transparent, and clear to all.
  • Ensure the engineering, supply chain and site support for projects in execution as per contractual requirements
  • Coordinate basic- and detail engineering as applicable.
  • Support Business Development / Sales for the evaluation of potential innovations and to benchmark competition’s portfolio, as well as for significant sales projects
  • Drive selected innovations from the first process idea to industrialized solution, in close cooperation with R&D and project management
  • Drive standardization to lower total project costs and customer’s opex, starting with the technical process of the product, ending at basic engineering and sub vendor selection.


You have successfully completed an engineering degree above average, in mechanical and/or process engineering. We value:

  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and ability to quickly familiarize yourself with disciplines outside your field
  • Technical background or understanding of recycling equipment and technologies is a plus
  • Proven experience in engineering, as a product owner or similar role in product management, preferably in the recycling or environmental sector.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively Good verbal and written communication skills (in German and English)
  • High social competence and resilience, as well as a willingness to travel


As an innovative and internationally active employer, we convince you with performance-based compensation. Additionally, we offer you the opportunity to balance family and work optimally, with flexible working hours and the option of remote work.

Are you keen on shaping the future with us? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Primobius GmbH

HR Management
Amelie Siebenbach