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Expert in Manufacturing Engineering (ME) for Fabrication (f/m/d)


You are an EXPERT Manufacturing Engineer and specialized on fabrication processes? You would love to work in a global acting Center of Excellence (CoE) structure and passionate about sharing your know how and experience across all PALFINGER fabrication sites and product lines? You are open minded to different cultures, evolved systems and processes?Your strong analytical mindset helps you to understand, evaluate improvement and implement processes in a joint effort between local staff and CoE staff? You have a strong hands-on mentality but also can work conceptually? Here is what you are looking for!



  • You work as an expert in the global Center of Excellence for ME in FABRICATION. The general purpose of the ME COE FABRICATION is
    1. to offer capabilities, standards, tools, training, services, audits to regional and local operations units as well as product lines
    2. to define, release and implement design and fabrication guidelines together with the respective product line (PNORMEN, PVAs, …)
    3. to standardize and implement fabrication documents (e.g. work instructions, process reference procedures, checklists, ...)
    4. to consult the product lines during the product development process (PEP) respectively new product implementation regarding fabrication related feasibility of developments and approve the release of specific stage gates in PEP
    5. to generate synergies, share and implement best practice processes and systems in fabrication across all product lines and fabrication sites
  • You act either as a project leader or as a project team member. As a project leader, you are fully responsible to achieve the defined targets according to the project order. As a project team member, you sign responsible for the specific task / work package allocated to you
  • You also audit (verify and validate) the effectiveness and/or conformity of processes and realized project, initiate corrective measures if necessary and escalate to the functional superior if necessary


  • Technical background (HTL/FH) a/o extensive experience as production supervisor or team leader of production related support functions
  • Expertise in sheet metal fabrication, welding and machining
  • Good knowledge of ME systems and tools
  • Deep understanding of LEAN principles
  • Good knowledge of Industrial Engineering systems and tools (routings, standard timing)
  • Good knowledge of cost calculation
  • Good knowledge ERP systems (preferably SAP)
  • Knowledge of CAD systems and tools preferably
  • Experience in participating a/o managing (agile) international projects
  • Experience as internal or external consultant is an advantage
  • High IT affinity (MS Office, collaboration tools, project management tools, ...)
  • Very good English skills
  • German skills are necessary
  • Flexibility and self-initiative
  • Analytical mind with a precise and structured way of working and pronounced communications skills
  • Willingness to travel (>50%)



  • Life balance through flexible working hours and individual scope for creativity
  • Career development opportunities
  • Ongoing training
  • Opportunity to gain experience abroad
  • Voluntary social benefits through our company health management PALfit

Minimum gross  salary of at least EUR 40.362,42 per year shall be paid for this post, taking into account the collective agreement for the metal industry.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Patricia Frauscher

HR Management
Palfinger Europe GmbH
Kapellenstraße 18 | 5211 Friedburg | Österreich


Palfinger Europe GmbH
Kapellenstraße 18 , 5211 Friedburg
Palfinger Lengau

Standort Benefits

  • Aus- und Weiterbildung
  • Betriebsarzt
  • Essenszulagen
  • Firmenhandy (Funktionsbezogen)
  • Fitnessangebote
  • Flexible Arbeitszeiten
  • Gesundheitsmaßnahmen
  • Gute Verkehrsanbindung
  • Kantine
  • Mitarbeiterrabatte
  • Parkmöglichkeiten
  • Job Ticket