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Vacancies Project Manager R&D (m/f) - Thin Film product development for Tooling Applications
Oerlikon Balzers | Balzers

Responsibilities

  • Management and execution of R&D projects with focus on PVD or PECVD coating solutions for applications in the area of cutting or forming tools
  • Identification and definition of property requirements for coating solutions as well as evaluation of optimum pre- or posttreatments in relation to the targeted applications
  • Development and verification of highly innovative and competitive surface solutions
  • Project planning as well as continuous monitoring and documentation of project status in terms of progress, costs and schedule according to our project management regulations
  • Validation of production processes in cooperation with internal and external customers
  • Support of Marketing, Sales and Production during product launch and implementation
  • Contribution to development projects for new coating  systems or hardware components by process-oriented requirement specification as well as necessary process transfers
  • Monitoring of scientific and technological state-of-the-art, filing of patents, compilation of scientific publications, lectures at international conferences
  • Collaboration with customers, universities, research facilities

We expect

  • An expert in PVD coating development with strong background / high readiness for project management
  • PhD degree in material science or comparable discipline with specialization on PVD coatings
  • Profound knowledge in thin film vacuum coating technology - PVD arc or sputter technology
  • Professional experience in development and characterization of nitridic, oxidic or comparable hard coatings
  • Competent knowledge on forming / cutting applications
  • Preferably experience with suitable pre- or posttreatment of cutting or forming tools
  • Fundamental experience in leading projects in the area of R&D
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven capabilities to deal with internal and external customers
  • Innovative team player with proactive and strong goal-oriented approach
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel (»10 %)
  • Language competences: Fluent English, German beneficial
Advertised Since
07/17
Sandra Verling
P: +423 388 6616
Oerlikon Balzers Coating AG
Iramali 18
9496 Balzers
Liechtenstein
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