Senior Design Engineer Synchronous Generators m/f/x

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Whether in a wind park off the coast, on an oil field in the desert or in a tunnel deep in the mountain: With 125 years of experience, ELIN Motoren provides unique rotating electrical machines and solutions worldwide. To do this, we need people who want to grow with us and make a difference in the world.
For our group of companies with more than 1000 employees, we are looking for a new team leader in the Power Plants business division at our company headquarters in Preding/Weiz in Styria.


  • Technical and disciplinary management responsibility for 4 employees of the bid team
  • Evaluation of the specifications of electrical machines (synchronous generators up to 50 MVA, with a focus on hydrogen generators)
  • Interpretation and economic evaluation of electromagnetic and mechanical design
  • Handling of special drive issues in conjunction with gearboxes and/or frequency converters
  • Independent bid preparation and price calculation (data sheets, manufacturing costs)
  • Redefinition of processes and standards
  • Creation of design specifications, customer documentation and manufacturing documents
  • Overall coordination and management of the submission of bids within the business division


  • Completed technical academic training in electrical engineering/mechanical engineering (TU - technical university)
  • Knowledge of electrical machines and drive technology including FEM methods and knowledge of regulations
  • A proven history of many years of relevant work experience in a similar position with management experience
  • MS Office package, spoken and written English, spoken and written German is an advantage
  • Decision-making skills and assertiveness
  • Resilience and a sense of responsibility
  • Excellent teamwork and social skills
  • International background

Are you open to a new challenge? Then exciting and varied tasks with prospects await you. We will offer you a job in a traditional company in a modern environment, with competent colleagues and a variety of opportunities for personal and professional development. Our offer is rounded off by a number of social benefits (canteen, etc.) and a competitive all-in annual gross salary starting from €75,000.00 including a variable reference component – depending on qualifications and experience.