Working with the sun makes you happy.

What makes us different?


We have taken on the challenge to change the global energy generation for industrial applications. First in the solar thermal business with experienced industry background, Protarget is at the forefront of generating sustainable industrial process heat combining German engineering with innovative methods.

Inspired by people

Above all we are amazed by people, their curious minds, and innovative skills. We are not aiming for the perfect CV but prefer to match the job for the person if we see this drives the company and our mission forward.


It’s rare in companies with German DNA but we breathe diversity and love working with multi-cultural people from all over the world regardless of their backgrounds, identities, or beliefs.


We have proven repeatedly that people excel in environments they feel comfortable in. Protarget offers a variety of work models from traditional full-time jobs to hybrid and home working. We welcome work students and apprentices.


World is our playfield. With representations in Brazil, Chile, India, Jordan, and Greece, you are guaranteed an international work experience.

What we stand for?

  • We give people green energy that is safe and has a future

  • Actively contribute to realising global climate change goals

  • Respect people and their individual choices

  • Foster healthy work-life balance

  • Working with the sun makes you happy

Ways of working with us

Full-time positions

Immerse into working with senior industry experts to create innovative and planet-friendly solar thermal technology.

Part-time jobs

Cultivate a more balanced lifestyle in parallel of household duties or educational journeys. Rare opportunity in Germany!

Hybrid working

Contribute to creating state-of-the-art solar technology from anywhere in the world.

Degree students

Complete your engineering bachelor or master thesis with best industry experts and practical guidance from the company.

Work students

Get an early boost to your career by applying your studies in practise. A nice alternative to working in the bar!

What to expect when you join us?

  • Create innovative technology

  • Interesting and challenging tasks

  • Multi-national team

  • Work in different countries

  • Competitive salaries and travel allowances

  • Free public transport and bike leasing (in Germany)

Current openings

Plant Construction Team Leader

Plant Construction Team Leader

About the job

Following the acquisition of several international projects, we are looking for a Team leader who will be responsible for the team of Technicians and Mechanics that construct our projects around the world.

Your benefits

  • Challenging and interesting tasks at our project sites worldwide
  • Working on an innovative solar technology
  • Being part of a highly motivated and multinational team
  • Competitive salary and travel allowances
  • Job ticket (free public transport) and job rad (bike leasing) for our employees

Your tasks

  • Leading the team of technicians and mechanics during the project construction phase
  • Responsible for on-site Health and Safety
  • Responsible for ensuring that the team complies with the customer’s site regulations
  • Work planning and preparation, allocation of work depending on skills and abilities
  • Developing skills of the team members and ensuring new team members have correct training
  • Ensure that work instructions are correctly followed, and quality documentation is completed
  • Accurately reporting any issues that occur during the build and implement approved changes
  • Communication with the relevant engineers to solve problems on site
  • Preparation and planning for the construction phase, including tools and equipment availability
  • Maintaining the agreed time plan, even under difficult circumstances
  • Operation, maintenance and problem diagnostics of solar power plants (after suitable training)

Your profile

  • Minimum of three years’ experience of leading teams in an on-site engineering environment
  • Experience in sectors like: Industrial equipment supply, mining, plant construction, marine
  • Ability to solve the technical, logistical and resource problems that could affect the project
  • Relevant formal technical training such as – Apprenticeship, Technician, Master mechanic
  • Must be able to work from technical documentation: Drawings, job cards, work instructions, etc.
  • Must be prepared to work in remote locations under difficult physical conditions
  • Fluent in English, Spanish /German language knowledge a benefit


John Mitchell
Protarget AG, Zeissstraße 5, 50859 Köln
Tel: +49 2234 9491 562