Project Engineer for Recycling (m/f/d)

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Knauf Gips KG
Produktion & Technik

When it comes to shaping architecture, achieving economic renovation, and delivering high-performance products to our customers, Knauf Gips KG relies on drywall and flooring systems. At Knauf, we live and work worldwide based on clear values: humanity, partnership, commitment, and entrepreneurship. If these values resonate with you, the following challenge might be of interest.
Aligned with shared visions and goals, we at Knauf worldwide live and work according to clear values: Menschlichkeit, Partnership, Commitment, and Entrepreneurial Spirit. If you share these values, the following challenge may interest you.

What you’ll do

As a Project Engineer for Recycling (m/f/d), you will be responsible for the cross-regional planning, design, and technical supervision of new recycling plants and processes
You are involved from start to finish: From planning and design to technical supervision and commissioning of gypsum recycling plants
Join us in shaping the future: Through analysis and data-driven preparation, you will support our management in making important decisions
Additionally, you keep an eye on the market and evaluate advancements in technical solutions for gypsum recycling
Through various projects, you collaborate with numerous internal and external partners, including our Global Supply Chain Team or Engineering Team

Who you are

You are an Engineer (m/f/d) in Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering or Industrial Engineering with advanced professional experience in the field of recycling processes or gypsum processing
Project management is your expertise, and you also bring fundamentals in statistics and plant engineering, as well as advanced knowledge in CAD/Autodesk
You have extensive knowledge in mechanical process engineering (conveying technology, size reduction technology, separation technology)
You describe yourself as communicative (in English and German), professional and independent, with a hands-on mentality that completes your profile
Proficient use of MS Office programs is second nature to you


We all shape our lives in our own way. As an employer, we are an important part that indirectly supports this with a wide range of offers, as well as providing security and reliability for all employees. This includes, among other things:
Security: Permanent employment contract in a stable, successful family owned business

Flexibility: 30 days of vacation, special leave for certain occasions, a wide time window for flexible working and weekly home office days

Fitness and health: Discounts on various sports and leisure activities (e.g. Iphofen gym, swimming, soccer, etc.) as well as active health promotion through company doctor, occupational safety, etc.

Daily time savings: Plenty of parking space and direct access to public transport (train, bus) through the company premises

Feel Welcome: Welcome days and individual onboarding, company and team events, a subsidized casino and our Barista coffee bar

Personal career and career development: Individual support for extra-occupational studies, further education and training courses

Benefits and vouchers: Employee discounts with well-known brands as well as discounted employee purchasing

Relocation Support: Support in the event of a international change of location

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About Knauf Group

Knauf is an international market leader in the building materials‘ industry. About 42,500 employees at over 300 locations worldwide generate a turnover of over 15,6 billion euros. The foundation of our success as family business are our corporate values of humanity, partnership, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit.
The Knauf Group is a proud equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive working environment and therefore base all our employment selection decisions, within all aspects of our business, on experience, skill, and integrity. We strongly encourage applicants from all walks of life to apply for our positions, irrespective of age, sex, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, origin, religion, etc.

About Knauf Group

Knauf is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of modern insulation materials, drylining systems, plasters and accessories, thermal insulation composite systems, paints, floor screed, floor systems, and construction equipment and tools. With more than 300 production facilities and sales organisations in over 90 countries, 41,500 employees worldwide, and sales of 15.4 billion Euro (in 2022), the Knauf Group is without doubt one of the big players on the market – in Europe, the USA, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia.