SMS group is renowned worldwide for its future-oriented technologies and outstanding service for the metals industry. In 2023, our team of over 14,400 employees around the world generated sales of more than 3.4 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) or Mönchengladbach or Internationally, where we're looking to recruit a

Commissioning technologist (m/f/d)


Your responsibilities cover the worldwide commissioning of hot rolling mills; in addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Optimizing process parameters, preparing and conducting and documenting the acceptance tests
  • Analyzing operating data from the interaction of mechanical systems, automation equipment, and processes
  • Further development of plant and process technology
  • Drawing up optimization measures and initiating relevant measures in the commissioning team
  • Feeding the main operating results back into the company
  • Training our customers


You have a degree in engineering or have completed technical/industrial vocational training with relevant further upskill qualifications; you should also have:

  • Work experience with hot and cold mills
  • Experience in the commissioning plants
  • Knowledge and experience of mechatronic systems
  • Good IT knowledge, especially with measurement data evaluation
  • Good written and spoken English
  • An independent and target-oriented approach to work
  • Teamworking skills, openness, strong ability to perform under stress
  • A willingness to travel on business for long periods of time


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