Development Engineer Hydraulics (f/m/d)


GLOBALE PALFINGER ORGANISATION. New challenges require new strategies. As part of the establishment of our new global product lines, we have defined Competence Clusters. These ensure that we use state-of-the-art processes, tools and competencies across all Product Lines and develop reusable subsystems and components that can be used in all PALFINGER Product Lines. To strengthen our globally operating Competence Cluster "Hydraulic System Design" in Köstendorf (A) near Salzburg, we are looking for an experienced and flexible Development Engineer Hydraulics (f/m/d).


  • Development of system concepts and solutions in cooperation with the Product Lines at Palfinger
  • Simulation and analysis of PALFINGER hydraulic systems
  • Initiation and support of measurements and analyses in the test departments
  • Cooperation with the product lines and strategic purchasing in contact with our partners, on standardization and cost reduction projects of hydraulic systems
  • Definition of internal norms, tools, methods and standards for hydraulic development


  • Completed studies in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or electrical engineering (FH, TU)
  • Several years of in-depth expertise in mobile and / or stationary hydraulics
  • Application experience with simulation programs such as AMESim or Matlab/Simulink
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Independent, structured and self-reliant way of working
  • Willingness to travel internationally and enjoy intercultural cooperation
  • We are also happy to give motivated graduates a chance


  • Good life balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom in work organisation
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive incentive systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities, as well as ongoing training
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary additional benefits from our company health management system PALfit

Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 44.580,06 per year. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.


We are looking forward to your informative application!


Doris Weiß

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