Vacancies Technical Application Engineer (m/f)
Surface Solutions – Balzers Industrial Solutions | Sint-Truiden


Technical Application Engineer (m/f)

This position is primarily responsible for technical and commercial quotations and driving new customer projects. He/she will also leverage the customer service process. He/she will also be the main point of contact for our customers and external sales and be knowledgeable about our products. He/she will be a team player in our Internal Sales Team and operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible. He/she will be working at Oerlikon Balzers Benelux in Sint-Truiden. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team! The Benelux organization consists of the following sites: Tiel (NL), Sint Truiden (B) and Niedercom (LU).




  • Prepare technically and commercially the quotations to be sent to our customers with the support of production and external Sales
  • Drive new customer projects from technical evaluation over sampling until start of production for coatings on components
  • Be the point of contact by telephone and e-mail for our customers and our external sales in terms of order status, quotations and information about our products
  • Update customer and order relevant information in our ERP and CRM system 
  • Follow-up on quotations and support the invoicing, sampling and complaint process


We expect

  •  A Bachelor degree with experience in the business or a Master degree with in mechanical or materials engineering
  • >3 years technical/ background in manufacturing or surface solutions industry or Master degree graduates
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate in  English, Dutch and French is a must
  • A team player with the ability to work independently
  • A proactive and solution oriented personality who likes to get things done


We offer

  • A responsible job in a dynamic environment within a growing, international company
  • The reputation and innovation power of a market leader in its niche 
  • A competitive working conditions package and all means to work efficiently


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 Balzers is one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of precision components as well as tools for the metal and plastics processing industries. Oerlikon Balzers operates a dynamically growing network of more than 100 coating centres in 35 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.














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