BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, function and all-round well-being. The historic roots of this long-standing family-run company can be traced back to the year 1774.  Nowadays, the product portfolio comprises sandals and closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics as well as beds and sleep systems. With more than 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the German shoe industry’s largest employer. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 locations in Germany, with privately owned distribution companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.


For our division Product Implementation & Engineering, at our location in Cologne we are looking for a


3D-CAD Constructor (m/w/d) Footwear



  • You construct test templates for tools and review as well as design footbed models, shape data, and surface modeling.
  • Beyond that, you create standardized technical drawings, set up a system-based data storage and the relevant documentation.
  • Utilizing your excellent communication skills, you collaborate with the internal mold construction department, coordinate, and specify procedures / workflows with our plants and external service providers.
  • Last but by no means least, you reconstruct models and edit corresponding data sets, while continuously analyzing existing data sets for errors and potential for optimization.



  • Completed training as a design engineer or technical product designer
  • Professional experience in development and/or construction in the footwear industry
  • Extensive knowledge of 3D CAD systems (Solidworks / Rhino)
  • Fit in MS Office; SAP skills are beneficial
  • Process-oriented understanding as well as a careful and accurate working method
  • Constructive team player with self-initiative and a structured way of thinking
  • Strong communication skills and good command of English
  • Willingness to travel frequently is expected



BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations!

If you have any further questions, please contact Chloe Gouysse +49 175 209 46 88.

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