Lead (f/m/d) Engineer Commissioning for Hydrogen Production Plants

General Information


  • Country/Region: Germany
  • State/Province/County: Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • City: Mülheim

New Energy Business
Business Unit
Project Execution
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional
A Snapshot of Your Day 

The Lead Engineer Commissioning takes ownership for the professional management of all relevant planning and execution works related to the commissioning of hydrogen production plants and is responsible for all commissioning topics during the preparation of competitive proposals and the execution of projects worldwide. Throughout the execution phase of a project the Lead Engineer Commissioning coordinates the interfaces to EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) partners, ensures that relevant Siemens Energy processes, workflows, and guidelines are followed and regularly reports the progress of the works to the management.

How You’ll Make an Impact 
  • Preparation of commissioning procedures, manuals, and schedules as well as definition of commissioning spare part packages
  • Site personnel planning and deployment
  • Supervision of commissioning works for the Siemens Energy scope of supply 
  • Management of commissioning contractors and interfaces with EPC partners and customers
  • Coordination of commissioning works and managing interfaces to EPC partners and subcontractors as member of the project execution team
  • Support of proposal preparations to develop competitive and high-quality customer-oriented bids for hydrogen production plants 
  • Provision of project specific commissioning costs during the bidding phase comprising negotiations with customers, EPC partners, and subcontractors
  • Qualification and selection of contractors for commissioning works in coordination with the procurement department 
  • Progress reporting on commissioning works in management meetings 
  • Definition and implementation of escalation measures in consultation with the project manager 
  • Adherence to and updating of the commissioning site schedule as well as determination of the required site personnel. 
  • Responsibility for compliance with all safety requirements as well as promotion of the ZeroHarm@SE culture
  • Risk management including development of risk mitigation strategies
  • Initiation of lessons learned initiatives and in coordination with product owner and engineering as part of the continuous improvement process
What You Bring
  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or similar engineering disciplines
  • Several years of professional experience in planning, supervision and execution of commissioning works in plant engineering, ideally abroad
  • Wide experience in project execution as a part of the project/site team, ideally in the hydrogen and process and/or chemical industry
  • Experience in contract and claim management
  • Preferably experience in leading project execution teams or teams in comparable plant engineering and construction disciplines
  • Experience in proposal preparation is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel intercontinentally in the context of project site assignments
  • Business fluent in English and German 
  • Great passion for the field of energy transition and decarbonization
About the Team

Our New Energy Business division shapes the green hydrogen economy to lead the transition towards a decarbonized world with power-to-X and electrolysis systems. We develop technologies to couple our economic sectors with renewable sources of power.

You can set the tone for this new business and contribute your enthusiasm and experience in a small, pragmatic team with global responsibility for hydrogen projects. We offer you a start-up environment which is characterized by ownership culture, short decision-making processes and flat hierarchies.

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Who is Siemens Energy? 

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. 

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. 

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences. 

  • Gaining unique experience in a new technology environment with pioneering nature in a fast-growing business
  • Expansion of technical and process expertise and strengthening of leadership skills
We value equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.