SMS group GmbH is a global leader in metallurgical plant and rolling mill technology. We are part of the SMS group who generate sales of more than EUR 2.9 billion with some 14,000 employees worldwide. The sole owner of the holding company SMS GmbH is the Familie Weiss Foundation. A performance-based corporate culture in a strong family company with a global presence are excellent reasons for shaping your future with us.

For the Business Unit Technical Service we are looking for a candidate to assume the following post:

Reliability Specialist (m/f/d)


You are responsible for the analysis and identification of errors and problems within the production processes. Your tasks will include:

  • Detecting and tracking of production losses and maintenance costs in the plant
  • Structuring of errors and problems using root cause analysis or other suitable methods
  • Developing solutions to reduce losses and maintenance costs
  • Implementation of the developed solutions
  • Risk management of the projects
  • Participation in the sales phase of the projects to identify potential for improvement and to define KPIs


You hold a university degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a comparable qualification. Other important requirements for the job are:

  • Several years of experience in maintenance
  • Knowledge of reliability engineering methodologies
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Very good communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English, knowledge of another foreign language is advantageous
  • Sound business knowledge
  • Strong teamwork skills and enthusiasm as well as a sense of responsibility
  • Good command of MS Office
  • Willingness to travel worldwide


Would you like to take on responsibility in an international working environment and play a part in shaping the future with us? We can offer you an interesting and varied role in a dynamic and attractive company and the opportunity to be actively involved in international projects. You will be welcomed into a friendly, diversified and supportive working environment.


Then we are looking forward to receiving your application, either online via our career portal on or by e-mail to

SMS group GmbH
International HR Management
Annette Stahlschmidt
Telephone: +49 2733 29-2280