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Job function:  Engineering & Operations
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Electr. Systems
Date:  9 Feb 2024

Gelsenkirchen, DE

Company:  Uniper

Project Leader Electrical Engineering (f/m/d)

Our Engineering & Operations Team in Gelsenkirchen is looking for YOU!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


  • Basic electrical engineering planning, including the preparation of tender documents and implementation of projects for power generation, gas technology and renewable energies
  • Specialist project management for electrical engineering
  • Technical support for the Uniper business lines to implement the decarbonisation strategy, in particular Uniper Renewables
  • Expertise in the planning of low-voltage switchgear
  • Definition and implementation of quality assurance measures 
  • Project management in compliance with the relevant technical rules, regulations and laws
  • Creation of energy supply concepts
  • Development of technical standards for the implementation of quality requirements in the planning phase
  • Contract management
  • Management of external planners for planning support and expansion of technological expertise as extended workbenches or informed buyer concept
  • Implementation of the Uniper safety culture as early as the planning phase


Your profile

  • Completion of a Bachelor's, Master of Science degree or equivalent with a specialisation in electrical engineering
  • Completed vocational training would be an advantage
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers (technical and commercial)
  • Project management experience in national and international processing
  • Fluent in German (minimum C1-level) and English, additional languages are welcome
  • Strong process orientation, as well as a high sense of quality and responsibility
  • Ability to work in a team  
  • Good organisational skills and a structured way of working
  • Willingness to travel


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


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Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   
Start Date: 01/01/2023


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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