Head of Engineering (m/f/d)

Erstellt von Nicole Roll |

Since January 2016 NKE Austria has been part of the Fersa Group. Fersa Group was created through the merger of two European bearing manufacturers: Fersa Bearings in Spain and NKE in Austria. Both are globally active in the design, production and distribution of high quality bearings for the global automotive and industrial markets. 

Over 50 years of manufacturing experience and the trust of leading OEMs, Tier 1 and the Aftermarket, endorse our products and services. The group is present on all five continents; with three state of the art factories, five distribution centers as well as three R&D centers, two in Europe and one in Asia, all of them supporting our growing presence in more than 85 countries.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for following full time position in Steyr:

HEAD OF ENGINEERING (m/f)

Main functions:

  • Team leadership: people management and development
  • Rapid, comprehensive technical advice and customer support together with the sales department
  • Elaboration of product proposals and further technical solutions in cooperation with the customer
  • International, technical representation of NKE at customers and at trade events
  • Product improvement measures and new development proposals
  • Develop technical understanding and cooperation with the suppliers
  • Technical support for the Customer Care department

Profile requirements:

  • High technical education (TU or HTL), preferably mechanical or mechatronic engineering
  • 5-7 years of professional experience in the design and development of mechanical components/systems
  • Previous experience in team management highly valued
  • Fluent verbal and written expression in English and German is mandatory
  • Experience in working within international teams is advantageous
  • Knowledge on CAD/CAE software (Solid Works, ProE, Catia, ANSYS, ABAQUS, ROMAX,…) is advantageous
  • Very good computer skills at user level (MS-Office, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Open, sociable and team-oriented, resilient, accustomed to precise work
  • Readiness to travel

We offer:

  • An interesting and varied field of activity in an international group, with a sustainable growth for the last 8 years
  • High level of personal responsibility and autonomy, into a team-based environment
  • Performance-oriented remuneration
  • Individual training program
  • Solid perspective of professional development in different fields of expertise
  • Flexible work times (with the possibility to home office and flex-time)

Let’s keep it honest: the annual gross salary we offer starts from EUR 60.000,- with a possible overpayment of up to EUR 75.000,-, depending on your experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in being part of an international, flexible and highly motivated team, please do not hesitate and send your application to or apply online. http://www.nke.at/de/karriere/online-bewerbung/