Master Data Specialist (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic hoist-equipment on utility vehicles and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in the Technology Headquarters at Köstendorf we are looking for a personality as Master Data Specialist (f/m/d).


  • Improving the processes related to the product master data in the area of "Research & Development"
  • Take over the role of “Senior process expert” for Engineering and lead the ERP agendas within Engineering.
  • Master data analytics (scope, quality, etc.) in the "R&D" area
  • Participation in ERP system implementations and rollouts at development and production sites
  • Contact person for the process and master data experts of the different Product lines
  • Development of training and education material as well as training concepts
  • Conducting internal trainings for Palfinger organization
  • Creation of standards, process charts and process instructions


  • Completion 
    • of a bachelor or master’s degree of applied sciences (preferably - mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar) or 
    • of HTL (preferably - mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar) with 3 years of working experience;
  • Professional experience in the field of international, cross-border "research, development or logistics and master data" would be an advantage
  • Profound knowledge and experience in dealing with SAP (ECC or S4 / HANA) would be an advantage
  • Independent, global, analytical and process-oriented way of thinking and working
  • Enjoyment of global, cross-departmental contact and cooperation also with external partners, consultants and suppliers
  • Presentation and communication skills required
  • Increased level of persuasiveness as well as conflict of interest solution competence required 
  • Very good knowledge of English (B2), German (B2) (other languages are an advantage)
  • Willingness to travel
  • Motivated and flexible


  • Cooperation in an international team
  • Good-life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunities 
  • Management development programs
  • Personal and professional competence
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit

We offer an attractive and performance-related salary that is based on your qualifications and professional experience and can be significantly higher than the collective agreement for this position (KV minimum on the basis of full-time employment is 43.315,00 Euro gross per year).


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