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Engineering Director – battery gigafactory design/ construction

  • Hamburg, HH, DE
  • May 18, 2023
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Engineering Director

Industry: Battery Gigafactory design and construction

Location: Hamburg

Permanent staff package

On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineering Manager / Director, located on site in Heide/Hamburg, Germany. The candidate will ideally be German speaking and understand German building regulations.

You will be part of the Factory Program leadership team that will drive the planning, purchasing, construction and commissioning of our new electric battery giga factory in Germany. Built in multiple phases over 5+ years the factory represents a multi-billion Euro investment project.


  • As Engineering Director you will be accountable to lead internal and external teams cross-functionally, set strategies and procedures to deliver on company targets and in line with customer expectations.

  • Facilitating collaboration among stakeholders throughout project lifecycle
  • Communicating clear objectives, expectations, and priorities to all engineering disciplines
  • Tracking the status and progress of all outstanding activities
  • Reporting the design statuses and project risks, escalating where necessary
  • Keeping the various design disciplines focused on the highest project priorities
  • Encouraging creative problem solving to achieve company objectives on tight schedules and within budget
  • Support ongoing construction activities through review of RFIs, Q/A, Change Orders, Submittal Reviews, etc.


  • M.Sc. in the Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering fields
  • Have experience in the design of heavy industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process facilities
  • Be familiar with general building code legislation and the requirements for building safe facilities in Germany
  • Excellent communication skills as the role requires constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities and auditors.
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Extensive Project Manger skills, preferably PMI, IPMA or equivalent
  • Familiarity with standard office and management software tools and platforms

Nice to have:

  • Have experience working in a design or project management function on technically complex projects
  • Experience working on international projects and in multi-cultural environments
  • Being an expert in one field of engineering and be well-versed in all construction/engineering subjects

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