Product Design Engineer – Chlor-Alkali Electrolysis (CAE) (all genders welcome)

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.


  • You develop and design innovative and cost effective solutions from concept sketches to final series design for different electrolysis equipment, focusing on Chlor-Alkali Electrolysis (CAE) cells, electrolyzer stacks as well as further equipment and levering synergies to Alkaline Water Electrolysis technology (AWE)
  • You design 3D models and derive product drawings for development projects and also execute them independently
  • You identify possible improvements of existing products and support in defining development projects to implement improvements to existing and new products.
  • You sit at the interface between product development and fabrication to transfer development result or improvements from prototype stage to qualified series production.
  • You coordinate with internal and external partners for development projects and conduct technical conversations
  • It is also part of your job to support during test facility plants assembly campaigns and commissioning.
  • You analyze results, prepare result presentation including clear conclusions and report the results to the business leader.
  • Ideally, you bring knowledge in the field of sheet metal processing / welding and/or plastic fabrication.


  • You have a university degree in mechanical engineering or similar.
  • Ideally, you gained first years of experience in design of steel or sheet metal structures as well as electrolysis plants / equipment.
  • You have good knowledge of 3D- and 2D CAD tools and modern PDM/PLM systems (preferably Solid Edge and Teamcenter)
  • Basic experience in mechanical simulation & modelling such as FEM/CFD is an asset.
  • You have the ability to think analytically and to identify development and quick-win potentials.
  • You are highly motivated for taking over ownership, have a hands-on mentality and are team-oriented.
  • Basic experience in mechanical design of process equipment is an asset.
  • 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.

Das bieten wir

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

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