Mechanical Engineer

Research & Development Strzelin, Dolnośląskie


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

About the role:

Mechanical Engineer performs mechanical design and optimization of pumps and components including motor drives under different technologies and variable frequency devices.  Define methodologies for testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, controls and follows up on test plans.

  • Perform mechanical design for the different product lines (current products optimization). This includes calculations, prototypes testing and drawings execution.
  • Develop special product configurations to meet specific requirements, including meeting and discussing solutions with large customers.
  • Support other Product Engineers in product mechanical components definition and qualification activities.
  • Support Application Engineers and After Sales Engineers in identifying potential application issues and solutions.
  • Perform technical assistance to Sales Support, Product Managers, Manufacturing, Quality.
  • Prepare and manage performances product data for literature as well as manufacturing/sourcing purposes (database for technical data, selection software, catalogues).
  • Support functional manager in processing certification requirements, submission and documentation.
  • Support other Product Engineers in: material selection, material analysis, analysis of product failures related to material issues.
  • Participate in team activities related to product performances improvement, cost reduction and quality improvement.


  • Mechanical engineering degree (5 years)
  • Knowledge of CAD 3D software (Pro.Engineer preferred)
  • Solid in utilizing the Microsoft Office suite of tools (including Access)
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Responsibility for assigned duties and tools
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Flexibility
  • Three-five years of experience in the turbo-machinery industry would be preferred

Strzelin, Poland

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

 Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.