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 Mönchengladbach or Hilchenbach, where we're looking for an experienced

Senior Engineering Manager (f/m/x)


As a member of the project core team, the Engineering Manager:

  • Assumes accountability for project engineering costs, time, and quality
  • Analyzes contracts to identify project-specific (local, customer) deviations from our established standards
  • Holds responsibility for planning, monitoring, and managing interfaces among different product teams and plant engineering disciplines
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for the customer regarding all engineering-related matters
  • Organizes and leads both internal and external engineering reviews (2D & 3D)
  • Manages engineering deviations and changes
  • Assumes ownership of the engineering phase within the integrated project schedule, collaborating with technical managers and the technical system manager, supported by the project scheduler
  • Plans, monitors, and controls deliverable-based engineering efforts


You have earned your degree in Engineering or Industrial Engineering oder you have a similar education. Furthermore this is important to us: 

  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years professional experience after your studies or education as an engineering manager in significant plant engineering projects
  • Profound knowledge of metallurgical plant engineering
  • Demonstrated assertiveness, effective communication, and a strong sense of responsibility
  • Keen awareness of pricing and cost considerations
  • High level of resilience and a collaborative mindset (teamwork)
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and German
  • Openness to international travel


As an innovative and international employer, we offer you a performance-oriented salary package and 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.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Martina Erens