Engineering a delightful world.


Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken GmbH stands for pioneering solutions concerning the processing of cocoa and chocolate. Having a 185-year tradition, our innovative machines and plants are constructed and produced in Dresden in order to be successfully used worldwide. In our daily work, we are united by a passion for cocoa and chocolate and a fascination for technology.

Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken GmbH is part of the Probat group and has a modern and fully equipped Technology Centre, in which the complete process chain from the cocoa processing up to the complete chocolate is shown.


Hamburg Dresdner Maschinenfabriken GmbH   Dresden


Your tasks

  • Responsible for the mechanical engineering department with a team of five people
  • Design and development of innovative machine concepts on the basis of the relevant standards and guidelines
  • Ensuring that development projects are realised on time, according to requirements and within budget, as well as support of start-ups up to handing over to the customer
  • Continuous pursuing of technological trends and forward-looking control of the development portfolio in close cooperation with the Director R&D & Design as well as the sister companies in the HDM and Probat group
  • Further development of structures and processes to increase the competitiveness of our company
  • Realisation of our international growth strategy in close cooperation with the sales, purchase, automation and procedural engineering department

Your profile:

  • Completed technical studies, ideally in the environment of the food industry
  • Relevant experience concerning the leading of engineering teams
  • Sound knowledge of CAD (preferably Solid Edge), relevant manufacturing processes as well as ERP
  • Good command of written and spoken English; other foreign languages would be an advantage
  • Structured and analytical way of working
  • Commitment and independence combined with team spirit
  • Intercultural competence, confident manner and customer orientation
  • Willingness to do international business trips


Your perspective:

You can expect an exciting job in an internationally active company as well as a motivated, friendly and cooperative team, which works closely together with the sales department.

Could we arouse your interest? Then please send us your convincing application while indicating your salary requirement. Applications for this position are received by the Human Resources Management of Probat-Werke.



Christa Pauls
Head of Human Resources
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Sandra Brey
Human Resources
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Inga Eul
Human Resources
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