(Senior) Design Development Engineer (all genders welcome)

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanythyssenkrupp nucera AG Co KGaA

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/06/12
Job number:DE_MT_nucera00144
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Your responsibilities

  • You develop new, innovative and cost-effective solutions for our alkaline electrolysis cells as well as electrolyzer stacks for green hydrogen applications, with major focus on transport solutions.
  • You prepare and modify drawings / specification / calculation / test documents for mechanical and structural components of transport devices for assemblies and part of electrolysis stacks.
  • You transfer the development results or improvements to the product qualification for serial production.
  • You sit at the interface between product development and external partners for development projects and conduct technical conversations with national and international suppliers.
  • You execute independent development projects, including cost control after a training phase.
  • You analyse results, prepare result presentation and report the results to the business leader.
  • You contribute to build and maintain design and manufacturing requirement standards.
  • You participate to inspections, investigations, troubleshooting and customized solution.

Your profile

  • You have a university degree in mechanical engineering, production engineering or equivalent.
  • Your academic background is supplemented by adequate work experience, ideally in sheet metal designing and processing (laser cutting and welding), design of steel structures.
  • You are familiar with modern CAD tools 3D/2D (preferably SolidEdge) and PDM/PLM Systems (preferably TeamCenter).
  • The ability to think analytically and identify development potentials, define and perform meaningful development projects and turn results into actual solutions is an absolute must.
  • You are highly motivated for taking over ownership, have a hands-on mentality and are team-oriented.
  • Your intercultural awareness supports you leveraging cultural differences.
  • You are proficient in German and English.
  • You are willing to travel inside Germany as well as internationally on a regular basis.

Your benefits

It goes without saying, that we would like to offer attractive working conditions. This includes for example:
Performance-related compensation according to collective agreement Metal & Electro NRW
Attractive old-age provision models
Groupwide learning measures
thyssenkrupp internal health campaigns

Furthermore, at thyssenkrupp nucera we offer:
Flat hierarchies and short decision-making routes
International work environment in interdisciplinary and multinational teams
Training on the job by a dedicated mentor
Very good development opportunities either in a specialist or in a management function
Flexible working time models (Home Office and flexible working hours)
Free Beverages (water, coffee, tea)
Excellent transport infrastructure (public transport as well as highways A1, A40, A45)


Victoria Babbel
Talent Acquisition Specialist


Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.


thyssenkrupp nucera is the beginning of a new era defined by clean energy supply with green hydrogen at industrial scale. thyssenkrupp nucera offers world-leading technologies for high-efficiency electrolysis plants. The company, a Joint Venture with Industrie De Nora, has extensive in-depth knowledge in the engineering, procurement, and construction of electrochemical plants and a strong track record of more than 600 projects with a total rating of over 10 gigawatts already successfully installed. With its water electrolysis technology to produce green hydrogen, the company offers an innovative solution on an industrial scale for green value chains and an industry fueled by clean energy a major step towards climate-neutrality.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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