Head of Stack Mechanical Design (f/m/d)

Lead the mechanical design team for PEM Electrolysis Stacks in Erlangen, Germany. Drive innovation, safety, and efficiency in green hydrogen production systems. Requires advanced degree, 6+ years experience, and proficiency in CAD software.

Siemens Energy
Siemens Energy
Erlangen, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About Siemens Energy

Company Overview

Siemens Energy AG

Munich, Germany


Business Model


Manufacturing of energy technologies, services for the energy sector, including power generation and transmission.

Product sales and associated services in energy technology.

Locations & Geography

Operates in 90 countries including Germany, USA, and China

Company Culture

To energize society and reduce emissions, making energy reliable, affordable, and sustainable.

Innovative and inclusive, focusing on sustainable energy solutions.

Offers various training and development programs to foster employee growth.

Activities & Projects

Electrolyzer factory in Berlin, High Desert Power Plant in California.

Development of green hydrogen and energy storage solutions.

Committed to being climate neutral by 2030, with investments in sustainable technologies and practices.

Career Opportunities

Engineering, project management, and various operational roles.

Comprehensive health benefits, flexible working conditions, and a focus on work-life balance.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at Siemens Energy

As the Head of Mechanical Design for PEM Electrolysis Stacks, you will lead our dedicated engineering team, driving the mechanical development of PEM-electrolysis stacks from initial concept to final product. This leadership role places you at the forefront of designing innovative, safe components and stack designs that are pivotal to our green hydrogen production systems. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams and our manufacturing site, you will ensure our products meet the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and innovation.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Focus on mechanical design aspects of hydrogen stack development, focusing on the innovation and optimization of key components to improve functionality and efficiency
  • Craft and execute a strategic vision for the stack mechanical design team in the discipline-specific and technological aspects of PEM electrolysis stack development
  • Implement strict quality control measures and adhere to industry standards throughout the design and development process, guaranteeing the reliability and safety of our products
  • Lead the process of conceptualizing, calculating, developing, and designing innovative and safe components for our electrolyzer stacks
  • Close cooperation with process and production and support of manufacturing and ensure link between R&D and production
  • Release of CAD designs and drawings incl. BOMs as well as keep abreast of emerging technologies and mechanical engineering trends, applying cutting-edge innovations to our stack development efforts
  • Engage with suppliers and vendors to source premium materials and components, managing contracts and ensuring the timely execution of projects as well as maintain comprehensive records of design specifications, analyses, and outcomes, delivering insightful reports to stakeholders and senior management

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required, with a preference for advanced degrees (Master’s or Ph.D.)
  • At least 6 years of experience in mechanical design within high-performance system sectors, including direct experience in hydrogen or renewable energy technologies
  • Proficiency in 3D-CAD & 2D-CAD software (preferably NX) and experience with FEA/structural simulations and calculations
  • Deep understanding of electrolysis processes, especially PEM stacks, including design considerations and manufacturing practices
  • Knowledge of relevant standards, such as the Pressure Equipment Directive, ensuring all designs meet industry and safety regulations
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, with proficiency in German considered a significant asset for collaborating with our multilingual team and manufacturing site
  • Openness to travel, particularly to our manufacturing site in Berlin, to collaborate with on-site teams and oversee the manufacturing process
  • Demonstrated success in leading multidisciplinary teams, driving project completion, and fostering an environment of innovation

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.

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.


  • In addition to an attractive remuneration package in line with the market, you can expect an attractive employer-financed company pension scheme
  • We also offer the opportunity to become a Siemens Energy shareholder
  • We offer our employees the opportunity to work flexibly and remotely, and our inspiring offices provide space for collaboration and creativity
  • The professional and personal development of our employees is very important to us. We provide them with the opportunities to learn and develop in a self-determined way, various attractive programmes and learning materials are available for this purpose
  • In relation to the "compatibility of family and work", we have a wide range of offers, e.g. flexible working time models, childcare places at many locations, the possibility of trial part-time work or even a sabbatical

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

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


Siemens Energy

Erlangen, Germany

6+ years


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