Innovation and Patent Expert (m/f/d)

Engineering Jenbach, Austria


What if energy supply could be sustainable, affordable, and reliable at the same time? With its product brands Jenbacher and Waukesha and the digital platform myPlant, INNIO offers energy solutions for today—and tomorrow, in more than 100 countries, improving the quality of life for countless people. Do you want to make a difference with your work? For our Engineering department we are searching for a Innovation and Patent Expert (m/f/d). Join our team now! 

What INNIO offers you:

  • The opportunity to help shape the future of energy supply
  • An innovative and international working environment
  • Flexible working hours (depending on position and role)
  • Health We Care programme - including company sports activities
  • Relocation allowance for new employees in line with the policy
  • Good access to public transport - train station in close proximity
  • Support for transport costs in line with policy
  • One of the best canteens in the area offering healthy and varied meals
  • Attractive location in the heart of the Alps offering various outdoor sports and other recreational opportunities

INNIO was awarded the Platin Medal from EcoVadis in 2022 for our outstanding sustainability efforts.

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Your responsibilities:

  • Leading idea workshops to drive our innovations forward
  • Main contact as patent engineer:in for intellectual property issues such as developing new patent ideas, leading the patent evaluation committee etc.
  • Reviewing patent applications, identifying industry-relevant issues and reporting on key figures
  • Evaluating new ideas for patentability, prior art and existing IP rights
  • Administration of the INNIO Intellectual Property Tool

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in the field of natural sciences (e.g. electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or similar)
  • Several years of professional experience as an engineer in the energy sector or in an innovation context
  • Experience in dealing with intellectual property and knowledge of patent law are an advantage
  • Fluency in German and English, additional languages are an advantage
  • Some minimal travel at home and abroad (up to 5%)
  • A valid work permit for Austria is a prerequisite for this position (Non-EU citizens: please attach the work permit to the application)

The base pay is composed of the amount according to the Austrian collective agreement which is at least EUR 3.790,58 gross per month (x 14) and an over payment depending on your qualifications and experience.