Mechanical Design Engineer Job in Germany

  • Full Time
  • Germany


Technical drawing skills and knowledge of legal requirements to ensure machine safety is required.  Typically, your daily tasks will be:

  • For you to understand, define and coordinate the technical requirements for subcontracted development tasks – from design to build we look to you for your technical skills
  • You will participate in projects working within a project team of up to 5 employees which may including internationally colleagues – so the ability to communicate clearly in English is a must
  • You will develop concepts and solutions according to our clients’ specifications and needs – be that working on troubleshooting issues with our machinery, or designing and developing something new
  • We would like you to have previous experience in the creation of and the maintenance of technical documentation – customers crave knowledge on machinery and the support we deliver during commissioning and aftercare is key to a successful relationship
  • You will support our products throughout the entire product life cycle working hand in hand with our engineers, suppliers and customers
  • Development and drawing skills in SolidWorks (any other design package welcome – these can all be taught) will be used when editing models and drawings
  • Data management in our PDM system – we use Windchill (but again a PDM is a PDM we can show you how ours works when you join us)
  • Knowledge of technical documentation and BOM management using an ERP


What we would like to see on your resume and in you when we meet …

  • Ideally, we would like either a University or College Degree in mechanical engineering /mechatronics with professional experience in the areas mentioned above
  • 3 years’ work experience in the development of designs ideally with mechanical machinery – we would like someone from the food sector, but this is a desirable and we welcome applicants that have worked in other sectors
  • We require a solid knowledge of Mechanical Design technology to find innovative solutions for technical developments, combined with creativity and an interest in technical detail.
  • Any design software knowledge welcome but Solidworks will give you a head start, as this is the package, we use the most
  • Knowledge of curve design would be an advantage
  • English language skills are a must – you will be conversing with colleagues, suppliers, and our clients from around the Globe – to be fluent in German is a requirement
  • Use of MS Office packages as standard
  • We would like someone who is structured, process and result oriented with an independent way of working
  • Confidence, strong communication skills and natural people skills will fit in well
  • Goes without saying that Design can be tough, you spend hours working on something only to get a “no” from someone else; resilience and flexibility will be key to success

What’s in it for you …


  • A varied and exciting role with responsibility for the growth of the division as part of a driven and enthusiastic R&D team!
  • An international, modern working environment at an established, globally active company that appreciates the individual initiative of its employees
  • Performance-related remuneration and flexible working hours (40 hours contracted)

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