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Mechanical Engineering Manager (m/f/d)

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From its foundation 185 years ago as a soap and candle start-up, P&G today is a leading consumer goods company. We are home to iconic, trusted brands that touch 5 billion consumers worldwide and make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways.

We want you to bring your insight, creativity, and passion to join our dedicated teams who have helped us grow into a global company.

Our people are our greatest asset: with our philosophy of promotion from within, we place strong emphasis on employee development and are committed to finding and fostering world-class talent. Learn from our inspiring leaders, shape our supportive and welcoming culture, and place your personal development at the core of your work!

P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in over 75 countries, with 65 trusted brands that improve lives for 5 billion consumers worldwide. This brings many advantages, including the opportunity for our employees to enjoy a diverse and rewarding lifelong career filled with new and exciting challenges. We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our talented employees, and we encourage diverse, multi-functional teams to work together to generate new ideas to address challenges we face.

Our Engineers located in the Europe Baby Care Process & Engineering hub in Euskirchen, Germany (near Cologne/Bonn) are responsible for inventing, developing, reapplying and delivering breakthrough technologies that provide winning products for consumers around in Europe and around the world. Looking after a multitude of current and future products, Procter & Gamble Engineers have the technical curiosity and knowledge to develop innovative approaches to big challenges. Your work will require creativity, innovation, teamwork and leadership. You will use state of the art technologies with multi-disciplinary and highly professional teams across the Company and work seamlessly with R&D and Manufacturing.

With us you will:

  • Lead and execute end to end technology development within a global team of professionals.

  • Collaborate closely with multi-functional project teams to design and deliver an innovation pipeline including production technologies to delight our consumers globally with superior products at the right quality and cost.

  • Be responsible for developing and qualifying production equipment.

  • Challenge & improve the performance and design of existing production platforms.

  • Own tracking and reporting against project technical success criteria

  • Improve existing production machines / automation processes

  • Analyse and compare variants of technical development potential

  • Cooperate with machine suppliers

  • Drive the digitization to the next level.


The following skills will help you to be successful:

  • Strong leadership – Ability to proactively influence project direction, gain enrollment and alignment of other functional groups & key stakeholders.

  • Building Diverse and Collaborative Relationships - Development of relationships will be critical to your success in supporting the business. You will work seamlessly across the Baby Care Europe engineering organization, R&D, production sites and external partners.

  • Passion for technology - you should have a curiosity to troubleshoot hard problems and develop new solutions.

  • Technical Mastery - understanding of design principles for converting, mechanical, and process equipment including, but not limited to, unwinding, rewinding, web handling, fluid application, material handling.

  • Process understanding - to be able turn product and material requirements into equipment solutions.

  • Design & Innovation management – the ability to manage design priorities, understand of design problems and translating them to design intents. Leading to effective and efficient management of design resources, as well as cost effective functional solutions.

  • Agility - you should be able to quickly embrace and adapt to changes in project scope, schedule, and cost.

  • Entrepreneurial thinking and strong sense of ownership – those will help you to drive projects in the right direction and make the best decisions for the business.


  • Exciting work and responsibility from Day 1.

  • A permanent employment contract with a competitive salary, yearly performance-based compensation reviews, and a wide range of social benefits (e.g., flexible work environment, company pension plan, Christmas and vacation bonus, stock purchasing programs, campus services such as fitness center, dry cleaning, etc.).

  • A customized personal development plan including relevant coaching, mentorship, training-on-the-job, and a large portfolio of individual upskilling opportunities.

  • Diverse career perspectives with new job assignments every 2-3 years to gain experience in different areas.

  • Multi-functional teams of passionate and inspiring people with flat hierarchies.

  • A vibrant international spirit with interactions on a regional/global level.

  • A dynamic and respectful environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and support initiatives, promoting agility and life balance.

  • Opportunity to engage in our various employee programs (e.g., National Diversity Team & New Hire Network activities, inspirational Leadership sessions with in- & external speakers, sports groups for running & football).


To optimally prepare for our online assessment & interviews, make sure you fully understand our application process.

Please ensure you provide:

  • CV as a separate document

  • Cover letter for the specific role you are applying for

  • Copy of high school certificate (Abitur) as well as a copy of Bachelor and Master (if applicable) diploma and transcript

  • Copy of relevant work, internship and volunteering certificates or reference letters

Please upload all documents in the "CV/Resume" field. Incomplete applications may lead to delays in the recruitment process.


P&G is an equal opportunity employer, where respect, diversity, and inclusion are the cornerstones of our culture. We create a company in which all people have the same access and the same chance to learn, grow, succeed, and develop. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identification, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected factor.

P&G ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please follow this link to find out more.

Job locations:
Euskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Engineering Req No: R000072732
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