Senior Engineer (m/f/d) Materials

Senior Engineer (m/f/d) Materials

Date: Aug 20, 2022

Location: Cologne, NW, DE, 50858

Company: TGRe

Don’t just go to work; become part of a unique company within a fast-moving industry. Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe – creating excitement through team spirit and advanced technology!


We are looking for a Senior Engineer (m/f/d) Materials to be part of our research and development and works motorsport team in Cologne, Germany.


Are you a team player who thrives on responsibility, with strong analytical and negotiating skills? Then you are the right person to take on this challenge. Experience team work and be inspired by the passion of our 300-strong workforce for motorsport and automotive projects.


Your tasks:


  • Assist designers for material and related process selection (heat/surface treatments) for components, with strong emphasis on cost control 
  • Release of design allowable values for design and calculation purposes
  • Proposal and follow up of material related R&D activities, develop, test and evaluate materials and production technology
  • Establish material development strategy when needed
  • Proactive handling of material issues during component production 
  • Provide support in the field of material research and acquisition as well as material quality incl. supplier certification approval, material certificates assessment, material related SCR (supplier concession request) assessment 
  • Provide when needed support to deal with regulatory bodies (motorsport and road cars)
  • Maintain state of the art global material competence (publication reviews, seminars)
  • Manage projects requiring material expertise

The successful candidate will:


  • University or technical college degree in materials science or surface engineering or similar qualification 
  • Professional experience in a relevant research and development area, industry or at a corresponding institute 
  • Verifiable experience especially in the field of bonding technologies, hybrid material systems and fiber composite materials
  • Sound English language skills
  • A “customer first” approach with strong interpersonal skills to actively develop and use collaborative relationships in order to achieve results
  • Strong communication and cooperation skills, professional appearance, a precise working style and high project management competence
  • Ideally experience in dealing with Japanese culture

What we offer:


  • exciting projects and a place for technical freedom and innovation to get things moving
  • attractive benefits packages e.g. competitive remuneration, social benefits, 30 days annual holiday, car leasing, free on-site gym
  • a challenging, fulfilling workplace in a multi-national company within a familiar atmosphere - driven by fascination and passion