Development Engineer Electrical Engineering (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic hoist-equipment on utility vehicles and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our Köstendorf team we are looking for a Development Engineer Electrical Engineering (w/m/d).


  • Introduction of an enterprise tool chain for drawing and managing of electrical design projects in coordination with product lines and external partners.
  • Central contact person for this tool chain, creation and implementation of trainings.
  • Definition of standards, guidelines and company norms for cabling, circuit diagrams, control cabinets, protective circuits, power dimensioning and cable cross-sections, bending radii for wires and cables etc.
  • Development of standards for high-voltage systems on PALFINGER products considering the current guidelines and norms.
  • Support of the product lines in electrotechnical development and design.


  • Technical education in the field of electrical engineering or mechatronics or a comparable qualification (Meister, HTL, FH, TU).
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of electrical design or in a similar working environment.
  • Knowledge of CAD (EPLAN).
  • Know-how about standards and guidelines for electrical and functional safety.
  • Solution-oriented and creative way of working as well as analytical thinking, initiative and organizational skills.
  • Skills in communication, conflict management and moderation.
  • Very good knowledge of German and English


  • 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 42.053,20. 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 Köstendorf

Palfinger Europe GmbH
Moosmühlstraße 1 , 5203 Köstendorf
Palfinger Palfinger Europe Gmbh 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