Hydraulic Valve Development Engineer

Hydraulic Valve Development Engineer.

Hydraulic Valve Development Engineer






This is an opportunity to join a global leader in mobile hydraulics manufacturing, providing cutting-edge technology and reliable solutions for a wide range of demanding applications. For nearly 100 years, they have been a trusted partner for manufacturers in the agricultural and municipal vehicle, construction, mining, material handling, and industrial machinery sectors.

The commitment to innovation ensures their customers have access to the most advanced hydraulic components and systems, maximizing efficiency, productivity, and uptime. They fully believe in building strong partnerships with clients, offering comprehensive support and expertise throughout the entire process, from design and development to after-sales service.

Fostering a collaborative and results-oriented environment, empowering our team to deliver exceptional customer service and drive success

In this role, you'll play a key role in pushing the boundaries of mobile hydraulic technology by developing cutting-edge solutions and products that will power the machines of tomorrow.

This an opportunity for someone who thrives on tackling complex technical challenges and enjoys collaborating with a talented team to bring ideas to life. Does working with industry-leading technology and seeing your designs propel critical applications across various sectors excite you? If so, then this is the perfect opportunity to showcase your skills and make a real impact!


  • Provide comprehensive support for existing oil hydraulic valve technology products.
  • Participate in the new design and development of oil hydraulic valve technology products.
  • Manage and track costs associated with both new and series projects.
  • Independently perform calculations, simulations, and provide test support.
  • Accompany customers during commissioning and acceptance of products.
  • Collaborate closely with sales, production, quality assurance, and purchasing departments.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a comparable technical field.
  • Experience in the field of mechanical engineering is a plus.
  • Proficiency in CAD software and FEM simulation tools.
  • Working knowledge of oil hydraulics and measurement technology is preferred.
  • Experience in project management and execution.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English (additional languages are a benefit).


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Generous vacation time (30 days per year)
  • Flat organizational structure with quick decision-making
  • Ongoing development and career advancement opportunities
  • Attractive bonuses, including holiday, Christmas, and profit sharing
  • Access to a subsidized company cafeteria
  • Regional employee discounts and national corporate benefits programs
  • Collaborative and open-minded work environment

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Louis Cheesewright


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