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About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Design Engineer (m/f/d) Hydraulic Steel Structures 
Job ID 71724 | Location Heidenheim


Your tasks

  • Take responsibility for the new design of hydraulic steel components and the evaluation of existing structures using analytical and numerical methods based on current standards and guidelines.
  • Work in the global hydraulic steel engineering team for the joint processing of projects in the bidding and execution phase. 
  • Provide expert support as well as design review for hydraulic steel structures and interfaces to steel structures and civil engineering in general to all internal sales units. 
  • Take responsibility for business development and product management in the field of hydraulic steel structures (product and business field development). 
  • Take on global project management as Lead Engineer (m/f/d) with interface management to other specialist areas in hydraulic steel engineering.
  • Develop tools to accelerate processes in the field of penstocks and closure elements.
  • Work closely with external stakeholders on design drafts. 
  • Take responsibility for the documentation of developed standards.


Your profile

  • Degree in hydraulic steel engineering, steel construction, civil engineering or mechanical engineering with a good technical understanding of construction elements.
  • Very good knowledge of 3D-CAD programs (preferably Solid Edge).
  • Professional experience in a related field is an advantage, but we are also happy to give graduates (m/f/d) a chance. In addition, there is the possibility of a doctorate in the subject area. 
  • The position offers a very high degree of creative freedom; for this reason, good self-organisation is absolutely essential. 
  • Ability to work in a team, strong communication skills and a self-confident appearance.
  • Very good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of German is an advantage (other languages such as French are also welcome). 
  • Willingness to travel internationally from time to time is given.   


We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Apply now via our web portal.

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The Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Talent Acquisition Team • Marina Loew • phone +49 7321 37 2716
Job ID 71724