Vacancies Application Engineer - Coating Solution Center
Surface Solutions Segment | Wohlen


Application Engineer - Coating Solution Center

We develop elegant, proactive solutions that provide our customers with tangible financial benefits. For our Coating Solutions Center in Wohlen, Switzerland we are looking for a highly motivated



  • Being the technical interface for customers
  • Simultaneously managing multiple projects
  • Preparation of technical reports including quotations, work plans, project documentation, coating specifications and QA documentation
  • Planning, coordination and execution of coating trials and campaigns
  • Analyses lab results and run data, compiles the final report and makes recommendations
  • Supports sales with technical input, product demonstrations and process evaluations
  • Performs extended on-site know-how transfers, system acceptances, training sessions and customer support projects


We expect

  • Technical university degree (masters or doctorate) and in minimum 3 years of practical work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of general surface technologies - experience with thermal spraying is a plus
  • Experienced in managing multiple international projects
  • Solid know-how in interpreting technical drawings and documents as well as in solving problems under the pressure of market demands
  • Good command of English (level B2) and German (level C1)
  • Strong customer focus and business sense and the ability to break down large technical projects into manageable tasks and discuss activities and plans with non-technical team members
  • Ability to summarize technical concepts and work activities in a clear, concise and efficient manner
  • Open-minded personality with strong communication skills and a customer-oriented attitude



We offer

  • A challenging position with potential for futuredevelopment
  • Ability to learn and to exercise individual initiative
  • A variety of career opportunities within our successful international industrial corporation



About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Surface Solutions Segment of the Oerlikon Group includes the two brands Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The Segment operates more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centres in 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, employing more than 6 000 people.
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. Operating a dynamically growing network of more than 40 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.

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Cornelia Peter-Strebel
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