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Engineer (m/f/d) Research and Development

Young Professionals / Full-time Job-ID 2439P582

For the next possible date. For our Research and Development Team. In Düren.

We produce technical weave – since 1925. Owner-managed and family-owned, we stand for innovative and highly efficient mesh solutions for industry and architecture. More than 900 employees work for GKD worldwide, realizing our vision of a healthier, cleaner, safer world.

Your Tasks

In the Research and Development division, we conduct research into highly innovative and sustainable topics such as AI, microplastic filtration, electrolysis, etc. We work closely with universities, institutes and research facilities as part of various project initiatives. You will have the opportunity to use your expertise to help shape our future products and markets in a sustainable way.

  • You will be responsible for the numerical simulation of fabrics
  • You will develop new fabric structures and characterize their properties
  • You validate the measurement results in the laboratory
  • You develop new measurement and simulation methods (both hardware and software)
  • You support our customers with numerical calculations
  • You are in close contact with various internal departments such as sales, product management and development as well as engineering

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a degree in engineering or natural sciences (or a comparable field of study) and have already had contact with metallic materials during your studies
  • You are enthusiastic about computers, programming, simulation and measurement technology
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics and materials science is desirable
  • You have initial experience in programming, e.g. in C++, Python, etc. and are ideally familiar with Linux
  • You are characterized by your independent and autonomous way of working
  • You are curious and enjoy innovative topics
  • Very good German and good English skills 

Our Promise

  • Sustainability is our strategy. As part of a global team, you make your contribution for the generations to come.
  • A family-run company with a shared culture of commitment, development, reliability and respect.
  • Work-life integration through flexible working hours as well as the possibility to work from home.
  • Targeted training programs for your professional and personal development.
  • Attractive, collectively agreed remuneration (collective agreement for the metal and electrical industry in NRW).
  • A company pension plan to provide for your retirement.
  • Focus on health through our company medical service and ergonomic workplace design.
  • Attractive discounts through "corporate benefits".

Do you want to shape your professional future and make the world healthier, cleaner and safer together with us?
We look forward to receiving your online application, including your earliest possible starting date and salary expectations.

Your contact

Daria Born-Latta
HR Specialist Talent Acquisition & Onboarding
T +49 2421 803 432