Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (d/f/m)

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Our mission

We are proud supporters of storytellers. Every toy we develop is made to the highest level of quality, detail, and authenticity so that they can instantly spark the stories in children.

Come and be part of our great, growing team. We are Schleich: the glorious, premium brand which has doubled its turnover in just 5 years, fueled by creativity, curiosity and a lot of fun.
We are offering a beautiful office location, flexibility and a high degree of trust and empowerment. Driven by an overwhelming strategic growth agenda and backed up by a global equity firm we are almost ready for the future, missing just one important link:

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (d/f/m)
in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Your core tasks

  • Develop and qualify advanced manufacturing processes that will significantly improve the capacity, quality, cost and sustainability of Schleich products. Your focus will be automated decoration (painting) of Schleich figurines. Knowledge in automated product assembly, alternative plastic injection molding technologies, and advanced mold-making processing is a big plus
  • Participate in the strategic selection for technology and equipment suppliers, develop technology in collaboration with manufacturing suppliers, and develop standardized FMEAs process to be deployed at Schleich’s current manufacturing sites
  • Ensure that these processes are understood, standardized, and implemented by all relevant positions of our manufacturing process
  • Conduct time and method studies to establish time standards for production operations, prepare technical specifications including acceptable z-scores, and in the end perform root cause analysis to develop a “get-well plan”

Your profile

  • You have an engineering degree, preferably in the fields of, mechanics, mechatronics, informatics, industrial automation, or aerospace. A master’s degree in one of these areas is a plus.
  • You have good programming skills on at least one automation programming language: C++, C#, Phyton, or MATLAB.
  • You have several years of experience and the ability to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge in: automated product decoration / product painting, laser printing, tampon printing and 3D printing. Knowledge of injection molding, 2K/3K/4K injection molding is a plus.
  • You have software skills in 2D/3D CAD. Experience in VR/AR software is a plus.
    You bring at least 5 years of work experience as a manufacturing or process engineer, and you are able to perform efficient project management (timely design reviews, validation, installation)
  • You are able and willing to travel up to 20% and enjoy working cross-culturally and cross-functionally.
  • You are proficient in English and have professional commercial communication skills. German is a plus.

Our offer

  • You become part of a motivated and dynamic team in a (globally) growing company.
  • With us, you find an open culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes, where you take over responsibilities very quickly.
  • You can expect a competitive compensation package with benefits that are regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Depending on where you work, you will receive a food allowance worth up to EUR 75.00 net per month in addition to your salary; as a special goodie, there is a subsidized canteen in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • You personally and professionally develop yourself not only on the job, but also using an e-learning platform available for all employees.
  • Thinking about your retirement? Good! We offer you a subsidized pension scheme.
  • The kids in your family will also love that you are joining Schleich! You get discounts on Schleich products from us.
  • We subsidize your bike purchase so you can easily reach our beautiful office in the heart of Munich or Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • To give you a break from the hustle and bustle of work, we offer you 30 days of vacation per year as well as flexible working hours.

Would you like to grow with us and accompany the wonderful journey of our company?

Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application! Please apply online only - it's quick and easy and ensures the protection of your personal data.