For more than 45 years, the Wölfel team has been busy making sure our clients get a great night’s sleep, enjoy a smooth car ride, and are treated to a perfect sound experience at a concert. Vibrations, structural mechanical engineering and acoustics are the home court of the Wölfel team. That’s where we shine and are at our best. Since vibrations are everywhere all the time, there is always something for us to work on. Every project presents itself with its unique challenges and there is a Wölfel answer to every vibration issue. Solving an issue may require an engineering solution, a new piece of equipment, or a software installation.
Not many engineers deal with vibrations. The few that are, are the kind of people we are looking for. Our positions require a great deal of skill and expertise, you get to work creatively, and there is no shortage of variety.
We work on more than 1,000 projects every year, and they couldn’t be any more diverse. We always look for the best possible solution and, interestingly enough, more often than not, that solution presents itself during conversations with specialists from other disciplines. So it is no surprise that we are looking for co-workers who think outside the box and thrive in a team. Your expertise is what makes us successful and we like to utilize it in many different ways. For example, earthquake engineering was originally developed for nuclear power plants but has found multiple applications in the oil industry.
We are highly specialized, but we tackle vibrational issues in any setting, which makes us resistant to economic ups and downs. Our company offers solutions for wind turbine manufacturing issues, civil engineering problems, environmental and emissions protection, automotive manufacturing, industrial plant construction, power plant technology, as well as mechanical and electrical engineering projects. We are continually diversifying by taking advantage of technology transfer and wide-reaching professional connections. The issues we tackle are at the highest level of complexity. We don’t offer standard solutions that any engineer knows how to apply. We take on high-end projects. This involves a high level of mathematics and abstract thinking. Our mission is to turn theoretical calculations into topnotch practical applications.
Our solutions are making a difference worldwide. We have satellite offices are in Hamburg and Berlin, we work with two other companies and are partners in yet two more. Our group has an annual revenue of 20 million Euros, 10 percent of which comes from projects in other countries. We value personal connections and regional roots.
The Wölfel team is proud to be a leader in technology in a variety of sectors and we strive to keep that edge. We love to innovate and, every year, we spend 15 percent of our profits on research and development. This is in continuation of the philosophy of the company’s founder, the engineer Prof. Dr. Horst Peter Wölfel, who, fittingly, started the company in 1971 in his living room in the town of Höchberg. Wölfel’s goal starting out was to use the results of academic research in practical ways to help corporations. Bridging the gap between theory and practice still defines our mission and we enjoy a leading role in Europe when it comes to solving vibration issues.
What started out with one employee has grown to over 100, all part of interdisciplinary teams. Walking across our company grounds, you notice that we employ people from all over the world, such as India, the US, Chile, Colombia, or Taiwan. Many of them come to us directly after college and, more often than not, spend their entire careers with us. Employees stay because we offer an environment that provides challenges and space to develop new skills. Plus we are located in the popular Mainfranken region that has so much to offer for a great quality of life.