Head (f/m/d) of Testing & Validation Electrolyzers

Lead Testing & Validation Electrolyzers in Erlangen, Germany. Manage team, plan strategy, oversee test sites, and drive innovation in renewable energy technology at Siemens Energy.

Siemens Energy
Siemens Energy
Erlangen, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   More than 3 months ago

You want to be part of future renewable energy transformation into a world where hydrogen plays a major role in our industry? As a member of the R&D leadership team, you will be involved in setting the strategic direction of the future portfolio and technology roadmap for Siemens Energy's Electrolyzer business and you will provide valuable groundwork for future products and technology developments with your testing team. You will coordinate cross-site testing areas and be responsible for the mid- and long-term testing strategy, infrastructure and staff planning.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Technical and disciplinary management of the Testing & Validation department in the area of electrolysis development and a leadership span of 20 employees
  • Strategic planning and coordination of several and in the future also international test sites
  • Responsibility for the electrolysis test rig fleet from kW to MW range at two locations
  • Responsibility for resources and personnel planning
  • Definition of test procedures, quality standards and safety concepts based on DoE methods
  • Implementation of digitalization projects to connect test stands and utilize test and field data
  • Introduction of new test processes and test rigs under consideration of budget, schedule, quality standards and safety concepts
  • Member of the R&D leadership circle and directly reporting to Vice President R&D

What You Bring

  • Successfully completed technical studies
  • Many years of professional experience in the field of testing, test benches and large electrical systems
  • Extensive knowledge of test procedures in product development and digitalization of test fields
  • Initial experience in the field of plant engineering desirable
  • Ideally, knowledge of (PEM) electrolyzers or other hydrogen-carrying plants and test stands
  • Strong leadership skills, communication skills and assertiveness required as well as experience in leading a development team
  • Willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams to develop joint innovative solutions
  • Very good written and spoken English, German language skills in spoken and written form

About the Team

Our Transformation of Industry division is decarbonizing the industrial sector. Increasing electrification and efficiency are key and demand for green H2 and derivative fuels will rise. We enable decarbonization of the industrial sector and the transition to sustainable processes, building on a strong industrial customer base, a global network, diverse technologies, and integrated execution capabilities.

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Find out how you can make a difference at Siemens Energy:

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Challenging and forward-looking leadership role in a fast-growing team and international business environment
  • Help shape the future electrolysis and technology developments of Siemens Energy

We value equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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About the role

Dec 06, 2023

Full Time


Jun 05, 2024


Erlangen, Germany



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