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Pozíció leírása / Job description

The Vehicle Systems Division, part of the Rheinmetall Group’s Defence Sector, is one of the market’s major, full-service providers. It covers logistical and tactical military vehicles – both wheeled and tracked – as well as combat vehicles and turret systems for armed forces the world over – from end to end and from a single source.

Rheinmetall Group is a listed stock corporation based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Group’s Defence Sector is a leading European systems supplier for defence technology and a trusted partner of the armed forces. This is the first unique factory to be built in Europe in Zalaegerszeg using visionary AI technology and which focuses on modern equipment for the armed forces. Rheinmetall developed the LYNX. A new generation of vehicles.


  • Management of employees in the design engineering department 
  • Built up the team, cost center responsibility 
  • Design and development of tracked and wheeled based military vehicles, mission kits, turrets. upgrade, modernization and obsolescence projects
  • Partial disciplines are structure design, hydraulic, powertrain, running gear, AirCon, protection, packaging engineering, automotive, simulation, etc.
  • Execution of design projects in tool, fixture and special machine construction including necessary calculations 
  • Project management (project and schedule planning, control of internal and external service providers) 
  • Further development and optimization of existing designs 
  • Close Cooperation with Engineering Teams in Germany (UK and Australia) and with other functional and specialist departments (Project, Purchasing, Quality, Production, etc.)
  • High level of understanding of the overall system
  • Close cooperation with engineering teams in foreign countries, especially in Germany

Elvárások / Requirements

  • Completed technical studies (e.g. mechanical engineering)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience as a design engineer or head of a design department in the field of special machines and/or toolmaking 
  • Good knowledge of control techniques: hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical 
  • Experience with CAD systems, experience with CAD – CAM
  • Excellent knowledge of English language 
  • MS Office, MS Project, SAP knowledge 
  • Willingness to travel (Germany) about 3-5 days within one month
  • Open mindset, team player, project, time schedule mentality
  • Background in Heavy Machines-, Automotive- or similar industry sectors would be beneficial
  • Profit-Center mentality

Amit nyújtunk / Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Creative and dynamic working environment 
  • Flexible working time models 
  • Ensuring work-life balance
  • Innovative solutions for the future of mobility and security

Randstad Hungária Kft. logó

Department Head of Mechanical Design

Full time

Published on 07.04.2021

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