Support us as department manager (m/f/d) for medium-weight wheeled vehicles at the Kassel site. Your task includes the management of the department for technical system design and responsibility for complete vehicles of tactical wheeled vehicles with the following tasks:

  • Overall technical responsibility for the system, development budget and scheduling
  • Leading technical project managers, system engineers, system architects, V&V managers and configuration managers (m/f/d)
  • Responsibility for achieving development milestones within a project
  • Analysis and evaluation of customer specifications and creation of concepts
  • Carrying out requirements management up to the verification stage
  • Technical problem solving, coordination and monitoring of implementation up to series production readiness
  • Technical coordination and cooperation with other specialist departments, Rheinmetall companies, service providers/suppliers and customers
  • Carrying out all necessary planning, organisational and disciplinary tasks in a development department


  • Successfully completed studies in the field of mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or comparable
  • Several years of professional and management experience in military vehicle construction or special vehicle construction
  • Project management experience, certification is an advantage
  • Confident command of written and spoken English & German
  • Motivational skills in the allocation of tasks
  • Strong communication skills, high flexibility and stress resistance
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


We offer you a creative and dynamic working environment in which challenging and exciting tasks await you: innovative solutions for the future of mobility and safety. As a group with a history and a future, we offer you a secure job and the perspective of long-term development. We attach great importance to the compatibility of career and family. We look forward to your experience and expertise to drive the future of mobility and safety together with motivated colleagues.

At our location in Kassel, we offer you:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee share purchase programme
  • Flexible working time models
  • Corporate benefits platform


Tactics and logistics: The Vehicle Systems division offers a field-proven and versatile vehicle portfolio on wheels and tracks. This includes combat, support, logistics and special vehicles and is constantly evolving. The division is divided into the following business units: Tactical Vehicles and Logistic Vehicles. Sensors, guidance systems, protection technologies and effectors from the partner divisions turn Rheinmetall's wheeled and tracked vehicles into highly effective systems.

Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.


Contact person:
Ms Heister

+49 (0) 2131 5350 - 7667
(available Mo – Fr from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)