R&D Engineer Tennis f/m/x

Head Sport GmbH

Employment Type: full time
Minimum Training: apprenticeship
Location: Kennelbach
Contact Person: Susanne Klopfer

Applications please by E-mail

Job description

  • Make customers happy with performant Tennis racquets
  • Support in serial racquet development projects by participating in creative sessions and by contributing to all technical development steps
  • Direct communication with production partners in Asia
  • Organization of internal laboratory analysis of racquets and technical support of playtests on court
  • Support knowledge management in R&D department through management of technical database and organization of internal racket research projects
  • Close collaboration with our cross-functional development team with people from product management, design as well as testing and communication team


  • Technical degree like mechanical engineering, material science, plastics engineering or sport science and ideally experience in the sports industry
  • Analytical and methodical skills and an idea of playing Tennis
  • Creative mindset to figure out what adjustments would help to improve a Tennis racquet when playing it; user oriented development approach
  • Solid MS Office skills (especially Excel); CAD, Matlab- and FEM knowledge are an advantage
  • Business fluent English, German language skills are a plus
  • Team player with a structured and solution-oriented way of working as well as an open and positive attitude
  • Willingness to travel on a case-by-case basis

More Information

  • Create excellent racquets for high performance and more fun in Tennis
  • Be part of a collegial Tennis R&D team with short decision path
  • Full time employment with flexi time and 4,5-day week
  • Employee shop with top sports equipment and sportswear
  • Sports facilities and sporty colleagues
  • Collective accident insurance
  • Lunch and transportation allowance (public transportation)
  • Located in an amazing location by Lake Constance


Susanne Klopfer
Wuhrkopfweg 1
6921 Kennelbach


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