Electrical Engineer (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for sophisticated innovation, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. As an international lifting solution provider and market leader, our lifting solutions are used on the commercial vehicles of today and tomorrow as well as in the maritime sector. To meet the challenges of the future, we are looking for you.

PALFINGER sees itself as a co-shaper of megatrends such as sustainability, social change, and digitalization in its industry. Shaping each of these movements requires its own approach and – apart from actual product development – could not be achieved without cooperation within the company and the development of customer relations. The megatrends offer us opportunities to rethink things, recognize technological and economic challenges proactively, and use these challenges to create added value for the customer, company, and our partners. We see the changes in today's world as opportunities for the future. The journey to a successful future continues.

At PALFINGER, the development of the loader crane product is future-oriented, aligned with changing challenges. Do you want to be part of our journey into the future?

We are looking for: electrical engineer (f/m/d), Location Köstendorf


  • In the team of electrical engineers, hydraulic engineers and mechatronics engineers, you will support the electrical engineering development and design in the product area of ​​loading cranes.
  • The creation of production documents (CAD drawings, parts lists) for cable assemblies or cable kits using EPLAN, Auto-CAD or similar programs are the core of your work.
  • You accompany new developments along the development process from the concept, through the construction of the prototype, to series production.
  • The product maintenance of the production engineering documents will also be part of your work.
  • Finally, you communicate enthusiastically with our suppliers for technical clarification and inquiries about new products, as well as with internal specialist departments.


  • Technical training in the field of electrical engineering (skilled worker/ master craftsman/ HTL / FH).
  • Professional experience in the field of electrical engineering design.
  • Professional experience in the field of high-voltage technology in electrical systems is an advantage.
  • Craftsmanship, good general technical understanding as well as solution-oriented and creative working methods.
  • CAD knowledge (EPLAN, AUTO-CAD, etc.) and SAP experience
  • Very good knowledge of German and English.

We want to work with you on the megatrends of tomorrow and reshape the future with your help. 


  • Agile and international environment with modern corporate culture
  • New Work: flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home on a regular basis
  • Demanding, challenging projects in international and cross-functional teams
  • Individual promotion of your strengths and goals
  • Voluntary social benefits through our company health program PALfit
  • Job ticket: to and from PALFINGER by public transport
  • Employee car pools
  • Relocation package in case of relocation
  • Last but not least: performance-oriented and fair salary

Not only does the festival city of Salzburg inspire with numerous cultural highlights, but also with a wide range of year-round sports activities within the region. Whether for recreational athletes, nature lovers or families - Salzburg's mountain and lake region offers everyone the opportunity for the ideal work-life balance.

We offer an attractive and performance-related salary, which is based on your qualifications and professional experience and can be significantly above the “Kollektivvertrag” (= collective labor agreement) for this position (Kollektivvertrag minimum based on full-time employment is EUR 46.346,72 per year).

We are looking forward to receiving your informative application.


Armin Eisenmann

HR Business Partner
Palfinger Europe GmbH
Moosmühlstraße 1 | 5203 Köstendorf | Austria


Palfinger Europe GmbH
Moosmühlstraße 1 , 5203 Köstendorf
Palfinger Köstendorf

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Homeoffice (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket