R&D Engineer (all genders welcome) for Water Electrolysis pilot plant in Duisburg

thyssenkrupp nucera is the beginning of a new era defined by clean energy supply with green hydrogen at industrial scale. thyssenkrupp nucera offers world-leading technologies for high-efficiency electrolysis plants. The company, a Joint Venture with Industrie De Nora, has extensive in-depth knowledge in the engineering, procurement, and construction of electrochemical plants and a strong track record of more than 600 projects with a total rating of over 10 gigawatts already successfully installed. With its water electrolysis technology to produce green hydrogen, the company offers an innovative solution on an industrial scale for green value chains and an industry fueled by clean energy – a major step towards climate-neutrality.


  • You support activities at our water electrolysis pilot plant Duisburg with plant engineering, investigation and implementation of innovative R&D solutions in the field of green hydrogen applications.
  • You coordinate the interface between product development and plant operating team and conduct technical conversations with internal development teams, national and international clients, suppliers, development partners and affiliates.
  • You are responsible for consulting within the development teams during test ideation phase, implementation of test set-ups and coordination of test execution.
  • You analyse results, prepare result presentation including clear conclusions and report the results to the development teams and business leader.
  • You identify possible improvements, lead plant modifications, maintenance and prepare/adapt process and instrumentation documentation.
  • You ensuring HSE compliance of technical equipment/processes and evaluating improvement proposals for risk and operation instructions.


  • You have a university degree in chemical engineering, process engineering or similar.
  • Your academic background is supplemented by adequate work experience, ideally in chemical plants, the field of alkaline water electrolysis or Chlor-Alkali technology.
  • The ability to think analytically and identify development potentials, define and perform meaningful development projects and turn results into actual solutions is an absolute must.
  • You are highly motivated for taking over ownership, have a hands-on mentality and are team-oriented.
  • Your intercultural awareness supports you leveraging cultural differences.
  • You are proficient in German and English.
  • You are willing to travel inside Germany as well as internationally on a regular basis.

Das bieten wir

It goes without saying, that we would like to offer attractive working conditions. This includes for example:
• Performance-related compensation according to collective agreement Metal & Electro NRW
• Attractive old-age provision models
• Groupwide learning measures
• thyssenkrupp internal health campaigns

Furthermore, at thyssenkrupp nucera we offer:
• Flat hierarchies and short decision-making routes
• International work environment in interdisciplinary and multinational teams
• Training “on the job” by a dedicated mentor
• Very good development opportunities either in a specialist or in a management function
• Flexible working time models (Home Office and flexible working hours)
• Free Beverages (water, coffee, tea)
• Excellent transport infrastructure (public transport as well as highways A1, A40, A45)


Whether hybrid working models or part-time: whenever possible, we give you the flexibility to work how, where and when it is best for you.

We value diversity

The company is committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion at the workplace. It strives to create an inclusive work environment where employees can develop to achieve their full potential and a culture that welcomes differences and creates a sense of belonging.


Victoria Babbel
People Attraction and Acquisition Expert