Senior Project Engineer Civil & Structural Architecture (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Would you like to be part of a company with a strong purpose? Aurubis is a leading international multimetal producer and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. Our metals are the basis for the green transition, digitalization, and future technologies. Rock-solid & rolling. Hands-on & high-tech. Skilled & seriously sustainable. This is what drives our 7,200 employees to top performance every day. Join our team and become one of our most valuable elements.

Aurubis will continue its investments in strategic large CapEx projects to further grow its core business. In this context, a 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 offer a flexible and dynamic environment full of opportunities to grow beyond yourself to develop personally and professionally. We are looking for you to support our team in Hamburg as

Senior Project Engineer Civil & Structural Architecture (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • As part of Aurubis' Group Engineering Organization (GEO), you will work on strategic LargeCapex projects (∅ ≥ 100MEUR) and proactively support the respective engineering phases in the planning and construction of complex, innovative copper and recycling technology construction projects of the future.
  • You are the representative of the Civil,Structural Architectural Engineering discipline (CSA) in interdisciplinary and international project teams of GEO.
  • You are responsible for the planning of construction, building and infrastructure measures including alignment with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • You manage your projects with legal certainty in terms of quality, time and costs and with knowledge of the required construction planning and service phases, e.g. the HOAI, the EURO Code, the US Code or similar.
  • You review and optimize the construction planning (2- and 3D/BIM models) with regards to building and regulations and laws and in relation to health, safety and environmental targets and Aurubis standards.
  • As a Senior Project Engineer, you work on updating and further development of construction project management guidelines/standards in the CSA Engineering team.
  • You initiate the necessary tender and award preparations, critically review supplier offers (including drawings) and support project procurement in category management, e.g. by optimizing tender documents of RFx processes.
  • You exchange with suppliers to identify the best possible solution for the project. You are CSA’s representative in the change request process.
  • You monitor all construction works critically in preparation of the commissioning phase.
  • You tackle disruptions in your ​​responsibility area with the aim of sustainably reducing disruption rates.
  • 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 civil engineering, architecture, structural engineering, supply engineering specialising in civil engineering or comparable.
  • An additional qualification and experience in project management are a plus.
  • You have at least 8 - 10 years of practical experience as a project manager/engineer of major industrial projects (> EUR 50 million) in a technical environment of similar industries in Germany and international and ideally on the client side.
  • As you will be working with both national and international customers and colleagues, you will have German skills (min. C1+, writing and language) and business fluent English. Additional language skills in Bulgarian or dutch would be beneficial but not a must.
  • You have a profound understanding of chemical or metallurgical production processes and requirements.
  • You possess proven problem-solving skills and a high level of proactivity (in planning, organization, execution and controlling).
  • You have strong management and decision-making skills as well as your independent, pre-active and self-reliant way of working with Contractors/Suppliers.
  • You are communicative, motivated and you have the ability to do presentations in front of relevant stakeholders and external partners.
  • You have strong teamwork skills and interest in new tasks and challenges as well as intercultural empathy.
  • You are open for constructive feedback as well as willing for self-development.
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility for partial international deployment to a respective project location round off your profile.
  • You can trust in your professional experience with relevant software tools (e.g. MS 365 incl. MS Project, simulation software, ERP software, CAD/BIM.

We Offer

  • Working in a forward-looking industry and for a sustainable future: our metals are essential for megatrends such as digitalization and the energy transition.
  • More than fair pay: thanks to the chemical industry pay scale, you can count on a top salary.
  • We also offer you a company pension scheme and performance-related pay.
  • Combine your professional and private life through mobile and flexible working within Germany.
  • Relaxation is important to us! With us you get 30 days of vacation.
  • Benefit from our company health promotion program. We have a company doctor on site and our preventive health check-ups, vaccinations and physiotherapy services ensure that you stay fit.
  • Enjoy a variety of meals in one of our two company canteens.
  • We accompany and support you in your professional and personal development. Take advantage of our digital Learning Academy and benefit from a wide range of offers.
  • Your future is a fixed part of our program: in regular employee appraisals, we determine your next steps together.
  • Our mobility services keep you on the move: JobRad, Deutschlandticket, a StadtRad station right outside our door and bicycle boxes at the Veddel S-Bahn station.
  • We offer you support in finding accommodation: Aurubis AG has a large number of apartments in Hamburg districts such as Winterhude, Harvestehude, Rothenbaum, Uhlenhorst and Alsterdorf. Future and current Aurubis employees have priority when renting and do not have to pay a deposit during their employment.


Apply in just a few minutes and upload your CV. A streamlined process and prompt feedback are important to us, so we will get back to you shortly after reviewing your documents. If we are convinced by your application, we will invite you to a video interview via MS Teams. This will be followed by a personal interview at our premises. If both sides agree, you will receive a contract offer from us and we look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

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