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head Controls & Sensing technology (m/f/d) hydraulic components (Germany)


Our client is an industrial group with over 100,000 employees worldwide and a leading technology provider in the field of high pressure hydraulics. The systems produced by the group set the standard in terms of significantly reducing fuel consumption and CO2. The product range comprises hydraulic pumps and motors, valves, electronic controls, peripheral devices, rotary drives and electric motors. The company is the development partner and supplier of a number of reputable manufacturers of mobile work machinery, including construction, mining, agricultural, forestry and municipal utility machines, as well as manufacturers of industrial machinery. To expand the innovation development team in Germany (NRW) our client is offering competitive compensation packages for a:

Head Controls and Sensing Technologies (m/f/d)


  • Construction/Agriculture machinery controls

    • Lead a team of innovative engineers in controls

    • Control application software development (for ECU and/or PLC)

    • Designing and implementing software and hardware interfaces (e.g. communication protocols, gateway solutions for mobile machinery)

    • Testing environment for MiL and HiL testing procedures

    • Calibration and diagnosis of PLC/ECU based control systems

    • Writing technical reports

  • Commercialization of research results

    • Feasibility analysis

    • Market and cost analysis

  • Organizing technical meetings and reporting technical results


  • Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering, or similar engineering areas.

  • Master or Ph.D./Dr.-Ing. Degree (preferred)

  • Solid control theory, control system knowledge

  • Affiliation to software- & hardware-based problem solving

  • Real-time control analysis and design capability

  • Ability to design a variety of digital signal processing algorithms

  • Skillful in using Matlab / Simulink and AMESim for control systems development

  • Familiar with CAN (preferable also other communication protocols, e.g., J1939, ISOBUS, Ethernet)

  • Familiar with the control methods of hydraulic components and hydraulic systems

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Pioneering thinking and innovational mindset

  • Fluent in English (in addition German preferrable) 

  • More than 5 years of related experience

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