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Job title:  Green Hydrogen Alkaline Electrolyzer Engineer (m/f/d)

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

Vienna, Vienna, AT

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

Our mission is to contribute to reduce global greenhouse gases by providing solutions for the green hydrogen production. We are stepping into the electrolysis market now to grow a new business segment for ANDRITZ over the next years. Based on our technology roadmap we are entering the market with alkaline (AEL) and proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis solutions. 

ANDRITZ has experience in turnkey EPC projects globally, a high competence in best-cost manufacturing, strong global service set-up in existing business areas, close connection to potential Green Hydrogen customers in the existing customer base in the energy sector through ANDRITZ Hydro, in the pulp&paper and steel industry.

This role has a direct reporting line to the Global Director Technology Green Hydrogen in the management structure.

We are looking for a Green Hydrogen Alkaline Electrolyzer Engineer (m/f/d) at our headquarter in Vienna.  


What you can expect

  • You will be working in the technology development of the alkaline electrolyser system
  • You support strenghtening the development area for alkaline electrolysis systems within the ANDRITZ Green Hydrogen technology team
  • You develop and execute testing procedures of systems and stacks for design verification and to enable simulation model calibration and optimization (e.g. process simulation, CFD, FE)
  • Your focus area will be to improve and optimize the electrolyzer technology with respect to performance, lifetime, maintenance and cost.
  • You coordinate external and internal R&D activites with respect to technology development and testing
  • You actively use requirement management and verification to ensure the fullfilment of product and market requirments
  • You develop new R&D relationships and strengthen current relationships with partners and suppliers to collaborate on electrolyzer development topics
  • You drive continuous improvement of the development methodology
  • You report to and work with the Technology Director and participate in the company’s IP strategy in terms of product positioning and serve as an alkaline technology expert towards our scientific and industrial partner network

What you bring on the table?

  • Master of Science degree or PhD in physics, process engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, material science or similar
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in alkaline electrolyser development
  • Able to analyse the scientific literature, lead thinking on IP strategy and communicate easily with internal and external stakeholders (project team, customers, suppliers and subcontractors).
  • Proactive personality able to anticipate and adapt work plans based on development constraints
  • Skills in managing budgets, schedules and R&D teams
  • Practical experience in electrolyzer testing, ideally in alkaline stacks
  • Fluent in English, ideally experience in working within international teams
  • Customer focused open personality with ownership for performance and shared commitment
  • Good PC skills (e.g. Microsoft 365, CRM)
  • Willingness to travel internationally and excitement to work with people from different cultures


What we offer

Andritz AG offers a secure job in an innovative and international company with long-term development opportunities. Be part of a world class team enabling to grow the green hydrogen economy.

  • To be part of a world class team enabling the growth of the green hydrogen 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 € 4.112,78 / 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:  11058

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