Sustainable heating solutions are our company purpose. And flexible ways of working are part of our company culture.
Both count. Both are us.

R&D Manager (m/f/d) Group Sustaining Engineering


  • Your task will be the management of international project portfolio within the agreed priority, budget and capacity corridors across all organizational units and SE locations
  • You Ensure that all projects deliver the agreed results with the help of appropriate communication, planning, risk management, decision-making and escalation. Contribution to SE strategy development, communication/ representation, and deployment as well as leading strategic projects
  • You will be responsible for the deployment of resources to all projects (incl. PMO & Sustaining Engineering), the application of quality, safety plus environmental standards or rules, and if necessary, support in operative project work
  • You take care of the continuous development of employee qualification adaption of skills to future challenges and technological developments, plus the creation of a motivational environment 
  • You support the continuous improvement of Sustaining Engineering processes and development of product and component strategies 


  • You have a master’s degree or diploma in mechanical engineering or similar and several years of work experience especially in product or technology development plus many years of experience in leading teams 
  • You have knowledge of the HVAC business, markets, technologies, systems, products, customers, competitors, and suppliers 
  • You have knowledge of foreign languages with at least fluent skills in Business English and German 
  • Due to your open and trustworthy personality, you communicate confidently at all managerial levels 
  • Team spirit, organizational talent, and a meticulous way of working round off your profile 


  • Mobile Work: We offer up to 70% remote work. In addition, our employees can work from a European Union country for up to 30 days a year
  • Flexible working hours: We offer flexible working hours so that family and career can be coordinated individually
  • Salary: We offer an attractive remuneration package in accordance with the NRW IG Metall collective wage agreement, including vacation pay and Christmas bonus to our employees in Germany
  • Individual development: Our experienced professionals are trained in soft and social skills and thus further developed as needed


Sven Wagenknecht

+49219118 4666

Vaillant Group

Company:  Vaillant GmbH
City:  Remscheid
Country:  Germany

The Vaillant Group is a global market and technology leader in the fields of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. Join our team of 16,000 colleagues from more than 70 countries who work every day for a better climate – for people at home and the environment. We work on large-scale, innovative and strategic projects. With small, everyday gestures so that we can all play our part. Act global, work global. And become part of a global team. We sell our products in around 60 countries, using ten production and development sites in six European countries, as well as China.

Working for us makes you responsible for the future – your own, and that of our planet. We can offer you excellent conditions.


Since we work climate-neutrally, we can only process online applications. Let's save the climate together and avoid paper applications.