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CVD Process & Technology Expert (m/w/d)

CVD Process & Technology Expert (m/w/d)

You are looking for challenges in one of the most innovative industries? We offer you an ambitious position as CVD Process & Technology Expert in the areas of product and process development, further development of equipment and implementation of customer-oriented coating solutions for the tool industry. The position is located in Schopfheim, 30 km northeast of Basel and 60 km south of Freiburg, thus convenient for nature enthusiasts as well as serving cultural interest.

Your Responsibilities

  • Development/Establishment of the CVD Competence Centre in Schopfheim
  • Development and optimization of CVD processes for our Equipment customers with focus on cutting tool applications
  • Development of new applications in the scope of tools and other industries
  • Adaption of CVD coatings and processes to meet customer specifications
  • Contribution to the innovative advancement of our CVD equipment with respect to productivity and product quality by definition of process requirements
  • Project management of internal and customer projects according to our innovation process
  • Customer samplings for acquisition of new customers and support of system sales including evaluation of requests and planning of application oriented approach together with R&D.
  • Global education and training of customers and employees in CVD process technology
  • Global support and consulting in customer projects

Our Expectations

  • University degree (PhD, MSc or Diploma) in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, physics or comparable discipline
  • Experience in MT- / HT-CVD technology on industrial scale reactors
  • Preferably 3 years professional experience in equivalent position
  • Profound knowledge on CVD hardcoatings, preferably for tool applications
  • Preferably knowledge on cutting or forming tool industry
  • Fundamental experience in leading projects
  • Language competences: Fluent English, German beneficial
  • Willingness to travel (20-30 %)
  • Innovative team player with proactive and strong goal-oriented approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven capabilities to deal independently with internal and external customers

We offer

  • Independent work in an attractive and highly innovative environment
  • Perspectives for personal and professional development in an international company with a diverse array of career opportunities
  • Cooperation in a friendly open-minded team
  • Attractive performance-related compensation with flexible working hours and good social benefits

Carol Ann Miles 

Recruitment Manager EMEA 

Phone: +49 6142 6033 280

About us

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.