About PKC

To enhance our team, we are looking for a

Mechanics Design Engineer

PKC SEGU Systemelektrik GmbH is located in Barchfeld, Thuringia. We manufacture wiring harnesses as well as electronic and plastic components for commercial vehicle and automotive industries
As a multinational and dynamic organisation we are focused on constant development of our operations and services.

We are convinced that a skilled and committed staff is the foundation of our successful business. This is why we are constantly looking for motivated and goal-oriented personnel who appreciate the value of teamwork, responsibility and mutual respect.

For more information about our global business, please visit http://www.pkcgroup.com/de

Main tasks:

Concept design

  • Create component product concepts based on customer RFQs and other requests
  • Create preliminary BOMs and specifications. Take part in cost estimates.
  • Create material (i.e. Microsoft Powerpoint presentation, prototypes, etc.) for concept presentation internally and externally for the customers

Product design

  • Review of specifications and requirements
  • Review of the drawings and designs (internal design reviews, customer/supplier drawings)
  • Create product and/or test specification when applicable concerning mechanical properties
  • Mechanics design based on specifications, requirements, design rules and customer requirements
  • When needed, update component libraries and design rules
  • Cooperate with e.g. production and suppliers
  • Documentation of the design including required manufacturing documents
  • Design for testing and manufacturability (with co-operation with area experts)

Product verification

  • Responsibility for testing the prototypes
  • Create test plan for mechanical properties
  • Create and/or identify needs for a test environment
  • Analyse the results and create test reports.

Test design

  • Produce a test plan, specifications or list the requirements concerning mechanical properties of the designed products or parts within a product


  • Ability to approach problems and solve them in an analytical matter
  • Good cost-consciousness of automotive electronics products and solutions
  • Good knowledge of design methods and 3D/2D design tools
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes and methods
  • Good knowledge of external and internal design standards
  • Ability to produce specifications for mechanic models from the customer requirements
  • Ability to carry out thermal calculations
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good written and spoken German
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Must have the opportunity to work in Germany

You have the opportunity to contribute to their success in a dynamic and innovative company. We offer you:

  • Excellent development and career opportunities
  • Attractive work environment with good team spirit
  • Exciting, attractive and diversified activity, as the PKC Group is constantly growing
  • Interesting, challenging and responsible tasks with creative freedom for a lot initiative
  • Targeted education and training
  • Permanent employment
  • Flexible working times thanks to our flexitime model

You see your future in exciting projects? Then we look forward to your application by email: