Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,200 employees at sites in Europe and the United States. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

Aurubis will continue its investments in strategic large CapEx projects to further grow its core business. In this context, our new centralized Group Engineering Organization (GEO) serves as a key enabler providing expertise and enhanced execution capabilities to the group for the successful implementation of strategic projects. Smooth coordination between commercial, technical / operational and especially funding aspects is hereby mission critical.

We are looking for you to support our team in Hamburg as

Your Tasks

As being part of the Aurubis‘ Group Engineering Organization (GEO) you will be deployed to strategic projects supporting the respective basic and detailed engineering phase and manage projects in a legally secure manner regarding time, costs and quality.
You are responsible for the (basic and detailed) electrical system design and connection to utility including alignment with relevant stakeholders.
You optimize the automation system design with regards to process security as well as easiness of operations and maintenance.
You support project procurement in category management, review supplier offers (incl. drawings) critically, optimize RFx documents and take care of claim management.
You exchange with suppliers to identify the best possible solution for the strategic project.
You monitor all electrical engineering work critically in preparation of the commissioning phase.
You develop and maintain technical drawings and other engineering files.
You tackle disruptions in your responsibility area with the aim of sustainably reducing disruption rates.
You ensure operational instructions and regulations, e.g. for occupational safety and environmental protection and the Aurubis Operation System (AOS).
You assume a dedicated «expert role» and provide expert guidance for other strategic projects.

Your Profile

You have successfully completed a master’s or diploma degree in electrical engineering or comparable.  
You have minimum 7 years of practical experience in related engineering/technology professions and work experience as a project engineer or sub-project manager of major CapEx projects (>10 Mio. EUR), ideally in an international engineering environment.
You have a profound understanding of chemical or metallurgical production processes and requirements.
Your English is business fluent. Excellent language skills in German, Bulgarian or Dutch would be beneficial.
As an excellent communicator, you are able to deliver presentations routinely to relevant stakeholders and external partners.
You can trust in your professional experience with relevant software tools (e.g. MS 365 incl. MS Project, simulation software, ERP software).
You possess proven problem-solving skills and a high level of independency (in planning, organization, execution and controlling).
You have the ability to make operative trade-off decisions to accomplish project objectives under consideration of overall Aurubis strategy in the decision-making process.
You can work under tight deadlines and high pressure while sustaining professional behavior.
You are open for constructive feedback as well as willing for self-development.
You have strong teamwork skills and interest in new tasks and challenges as well as intercultural empathy.
Willingness to travel and flexibility for (partial) international deployment to a respective project location round off your profile.

We Offer

Contribute your skills, experience and creativity to an exciting industrial company!
We provide a great deal of leeway to shape your work and a high degree of individual responsibility.
We communicate on an equal footing with our colleagues and develop innovative solutions together in an international environment.
Take advantage of flexible working hours, attractive compensation and company mobility solutions (e.g. JobRad, HVV-ProfiTicket) as well as comprehensive social benefits including company pension scheme.


Then we look forward to receiving your informative application documents with your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date via online application only.


Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg


Aurubis AG



Hovestraße 50