BIRKENSTOCK ist eine globale universale Marke, die sich gleichermaßen an alle Konsumenten unabhängig von geografischem Standort, Geschlecht, Alter und Einkommen wendet. Die historischen Wurzeln des Unternehmens lassen sich bis ins Jahr 1774 zurückverfolgen. Mit weltweit rund 6200 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern ist BIRKENSTOCK der größte Arbeitgeber der deutschen Schuhindustrie. Um unsere Qualitätsstandards zu gewährleisten, produzieren wir über 95 % unserer Produkte in Deutschland und beziehen mehr als 90 % unserer Materialien und Komponenten aus Europa. Die BIRKENSTOCK Group hat ihren Sitz in Linz am Rhein und unterhält mehrere Standorte in Deutschland, sowie Vertriebsniederlassungen in Europa, Nordamerika, dem Nahen Osten und Asien.


For our QM, Product Implementation & Engineering department at the Görlitz or Bernstadt auf dem Eigen site we are looking for an

Engineer Footwear Production (m/f/d)



  • Thanks to you, everything is thoroughly prepared for our venture to smoothly reach the production stage: With a trained eye, you assess the samples, check the technical feasibility, and find practicable solutions.
  • When it comes to technical developments and adjustments, you coordinate with your team and the relevant specialist department and pass on the necessary information to internal production as well as external suppliers. 
  • With deadlines firmly under control, you accompany and manage project-related and shoe-related tests, approve the results on schedule and maintain clear documentation.
  • In the case of internal and external sample productions, you will provide expert support for both pre-series and test production – directly on site.
  • You always keep on top of things, especially in the quality assurance of our serial production: You will promptly identify any weak points that arise, analyze them and initiate suitable steps to quickly take countermeasures.



  • Technical training or studies in the shoe industry, e.g. shoe technician, orthopedic master shoemaker, industrial master shoemaker, graduate engineer in leather processing and shoe technology
  • Several years of professional experience with profound know-how in technical development and production
  • Fit in MS Office and ideally SAP knowledge
  • Very good (technical) English
  • Responsible and constructive team player with a very careful and accurate way of working
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to our production sites



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 Alizé Smith.

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