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Design Engineer*, Shanghai

PERI Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China

Your responsibilities

  • Developing cost-effective formwork and scaffolding solutions
  • Interaction with the sales department and design supervisor to provide the most effective design for the customer
  • Strength calculations of standard material and own design material
  • Performing static analysis, checking to ensure optimal design:
    1. Design and control of formwork using a given concrete pressure and other factors such as upward pressure.
    2. Design and control of support structures
    3. PERI has its own software package for calculations of scaffolding and simple beams
  • Preparing formwork and shoring drawings for various concrete structures with AutoCAD
  • Ensure that all design solutions are safe, technically accurate and cost effective

Your benefits

  • Self-reliable working and comprehensive project responsibility
  • Challenging projects in interdisciplinary and intercultural teams
  • Various personal and professional training possibilities

Your profile

  • BS Degree in Civil/Mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Very good knowledge of AutoCAD and MS office
  • 3+ years engineering experience directly related to formwork / scaffolding systems
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Proficient in spoken and written English and Mandarin (Cantonese is an advantage)

Interested applicants please submit your application in PDF format to

  1. Comprehensive resume with cover letter, also specify current & expected salary and availability
  2. A portfolio (e.g. drawings, calculations & photos) of your previous working experiences in one PDF file

We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

*We welcome applications from all genders for this position.


Contact us

PERI Group
Recruiting Team
P.O. Box 1264
89259 Weissenhorn
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Company info

With a turnover of EUR 1.56 bn in 2018, PERI is one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of formwork and scaffolding systems. Central functions, development and production facilities are located in Weissenhorn near Ulm in Southern Germany since the founding of the company in 1969. Through its 9,500 employees, over 70 subsidiaries and more than 160 efficiently-run storage sites, PERI serves its customers worldwide with innovative system equipment and a comprehensive range of services related to formwork and scaffolding technology. A powerful innovative strength, the high level of engineering service expertise and top quality materials ensure cost-effective, efficient and safe solutions for formwork and scaffolding projects around the globe.