Group Leader in Surface Technology - Product Technologies (f/m/x)

At a glance:
  • Engineering
  • Management position
  • Hoechst, Austria
  • Full-time, Normal working hours

The family-owned company Blum manufactures flap, hinge, drawer, and pocket systems that are used in furniture all over the world. Did you know that our department “Product Materials” deals with over 200 different materials and surfaces, as well as numerous technologies and processes? Our specialists accompany our products in all material-related matters throughout their entire lifecycle.


  • lead a small team of specialized experts in a respectful work environment

  • have a keen sense of your employees’ strengths and potentials, supporting their professional and personal development

  • use your strategic thinking to shape and further develop the group’s strategy, ensuring transparency and taking responsibility for solution-oriented implementation

  • coordinate the multi-project landscape within your group, overseeing capacity planning and prioritization of tasks and projects

  • encourage and challenge collaborative teamwork focused on results, while continuously improving processes

  • collaborate with our internal and external partners, understanding their needs and ensuring sustainable and efficient cooperation


  • value a completed degree in surface technology, materials science, or mechanical engineering, along with several years of professional experience and strong social and methodological competence

  • are looking for an empathetic individual who brings motivating and exemplary behavior and enjoys interacting with people

  • desire a confident leader with decision-making skills – someone who is clear in their approach, respectful toward others, and aligned with departmental and company goals

  • look forward to having you on board if you’re excited about shaping our department and growing together in shared responsibility


Then apply now and upload your CV. We look forward to meeting you! Another tip from us: you can also open the job postings as a PDF and save them for later on.

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Our benefits

Work bikes and tickets for public transport come as part of the package. Plus you can earn eco points for using these environmentally friendly travel options, which you can then redeem as vouchers to spend in selected Vorarlberg shops.
Work equipment
All our employees benefit from a digital workspace, an ergonomic setup and a modern infrastructure.
Hard work deserves a fair wage, which is why we offer attractive salaries under the collective agreement, top-up payments in the form of a 13th and 14th month salary, paid overtime and a discretionary bonus.

Still got some questions?

Get in touch with us if you have any queries. We'll try and help you as quickly as possible.

Dietmar Gmeiner

Information Technology, Marketing, Engineering

Julius Blum GmbH
Industriestraße 1, 6973 Höchst

Blum as an employer

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We remain a family company despite our size and strong international presence. It's what makes working at Blum so special. We respect each other and treat each other as equals, as we know that every employee has individual skills and abilities that are valuable to us as a company.

The application

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