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Job title:  Green Hydrogen Director Engineering (m/f/d)

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Environment & Energy
Contract location: 

Vienna, Vienna, AT

Working location:  Vienna, Vienna, AT
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

Are you ready to make a global impact in the fight against climate change? 

ANDRITZ is seeking a Director of Engineering to support our entry into the Power-2X market. In this role you lead the Engineering in Vienna. In our Power-2X value chain Vienna is our competence center for green hydrogen technology, plant engineering and project execution.

We are looking for a professional with a strong background in electrolysis processes paired with rich knowledge in engineering disciplines, Moreover, the professional should be passionate and capable of managing a cross-disciplinary and multinational engineering team. Your wealthy experience, coordination skills and people managing will play a crucial role for the success of our projects. 

Join ANDRITZ's Power-2X-enterprise, where our vision is crystal clear: Our Vision is to become a leading global Power-2X solution provider for green hydrogen and renewable fuels production. What sets us apart? Our passionate team of engineers and a rich history of global EPC projects, combined with our leadership in technology and manufacturing. Be part of a world class dynamic team enabling to grow the green hydrogen and Power-2X economy with the opportunity to take over a higher management repsonbility in the future. We are enriched by our multicultural and multinational team and we continuously foster flat hierarchies and an open dialog culture.

If you're enthusiastic about contributing to the profitable growth within this rapidly growing division, we can't wait to connect with you.

In your role, you will

  • Take the responsibility to coordinate all engineering resources, functions and tasks for our standalone green hydrogen projects and green hydrogen ajancent to renewable fuels and CO2 capture projects
  • The engineering disciplines you lead in your local team are project engineering management, process engineering, layout and piping engineering, piping engineering, Electrical-Instrumentation-Automation-Engineering as well as installation and civil engineering
  • Manage the engineering processes over the total project lifetime 
  • Provide leadership, guidance and mentorship to the team of engineers in Vienna
  • Schedule the engineering tasks/resources and align with the overall project plan
  • Clarify, discuss and present the technical solution towards the customer
  • Being the escalation level for customer and suppliers about the technical design topics
  • Align required or requested modifications with the internal product design experts
  • Supporting engineering tasks according to your background
  • Providing problem solving and escalation level within the Engineering Teams
  • Developing common rules of cooperation, tools and procedures
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team environment to encourage creativity and problem-solving
  • Set clear objectives and performance expectations for team members and provide regular feedback and coaching
  • You have two reporting lines: to the leader of the green hydrogen business and to the director of globalglobal director of engineering of our P2X solutions


In your personal skill set, you have

  • Degree level qualification in a chemical, process, mechanical or electrical engineering discipline
  • Experience in electrolysis processes and engineering of electrolysis plants is a must
  • Minimum ten years of experience in leading positions in engineering business
  • General experience (at least 5 years) in leading cross-functional teams and driving improvement initiatives
  • Ability to consult with customers and notified bodies about technical design requirements is expected
  • Explain design solutions in an engaging manner 
  • Experience to perform acceptance tests and to supervise the installation and commissioning during start-up
  • Proven track record of building and developing high-performing teams through effective coaching, mentorship, and talent development initiatives
  • Proven ability to manage conflicts and resolve interpersonal issues within the team, promoting a harmonious and collaborative work environment
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think long-term and anticipate future challenges and opportunities
  • Strong communication, analytical and planning skills
  • Solution/team/customer oriented with the confidence to act pro-actively
  • Fluent in English. Another European language is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel for at least 5 days per month


We also value

  • Customer focused and open personality with ownership for performance and shared commitment
  • High-performance mindset with the capability to operate effectively under tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate, cooperate and interact comfortably across cultures
  • Future oriented thinking and interest in continuous development
  • Ability to work well within a team and foster collaboration
  • Proactive, energetic approach to tasks, coupled with a positive mindset


What we offer

Andritz AG offers a secure job in an innovative and international company with long-term development opportunities

  • To be part of a world class team enabling the growth of the P2X economy and therefore meeting key environmental targets
  • To work in a multicultural environment which fosters a culture of continuous development and inclusivity
  • To operate in a flat hierarchy, open for challenge and debate with the advantage of a start-up culture within a global well-established firm
  • To benefit from a hybrid working environment
  • To enjoy the advantage to grow alongside the business and become an expert in this field with a chance for a further career step alongside the growth of the business
  • To enjoy first class industry or on the job training
  • Further benefits to be discussed at offer stage


In Austria we are legally obliged to announce at least a gross monthly salary of € 4.805,08 per month for this position.
Depending on qualifications and professional experience we offer you a market-based salary.

We pursue a policy of equal rights and opportunities and do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or other protected characteristics. We promote diversity and equal opportunities and place exclusive emphasis on your qualifications, experience and skills that are relevant to the advertised position.

Requisition ID:  12982

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