Project Engineer - Energy Transformation (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  42636


Our people in Manufacturing & Global Operations share two priorities: getting things done and making things better. If you’re a dynamic person with a positive mindset, you’ll fit in well here. It’s an international team with a powerful spirit of collaboration. Together, we make sure our products meet the highest standards of quality by constantly searching for ways to improve at every stage of our value chain – from the raw materials we buy through to the logistics network that brings our medicines to patients. Join our team and help us make an even bigger contribution to Grünenthal’s future.


What the job looks like

Each day you´ll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Drive and execute a comprehensive long-term strategy to continue the Aachen Campus drive towards minimizing it’s environmental footprint
  • Project execution from project design up to realization and commissioning
  • Identification of opportunities and new project ideas to provide recommendations and technical expertise, in consultation with external consultants
  • Project management and project collaboration – Including the planning and implementation of a decarbonisation strategy for the site aligned to the delivery of the company sustainability targets
  • Creation of technical and economic analysis and of potential projects, including the realisation and execution of projects associated with the strategy
  • Ongoing identification of improvement opportunities
  • Supporting on-site units and contribute to local projects to achieve carbon neutrality
  • Support in achieving Key Performance Measures (KPIs)


What you´ll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Degree in utility engineering, energy engineering or comparable
  • Relevant years of experience in technical projects in renewable energies (e.g. PV, CHP, Solar) and utility engineering (e.g. HVAC, cooling and heating systems) 
  • Knowledge of renewable energy technology, automation and its implementation/realization
  • Knowledge of planning, tendering, construction management and billing of technical systems (each with knowledge of the technical rules and regulations)
  • Knowledge of local regulations
  • Enthusiasm for transformation projects in the utilities, energy & gas environment 
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate through and work in a matrix organization in a multinational company as well as track record in managing multiple conflicting priorities and projects
  • Fluency in German and English



About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2021, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.5 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sandra Friske

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