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Hardware Process Engineer (m/f) Digitalisation

Hardware Process Engineer (m/f) Digitalisation


  • Identify, customize, and test proper sensing technologies for application in thermal spray processes.
  • Run projects involving different Optical, Acoustic, IR, NIR, Laser, Photonic, and other condition monitoring sensors including analog and microprocessor-based signal conditioning that interface to various sensors.
  • Perform necessary signal processing and filtering tasks.
  • Responsible for sensor integration development, including mechanical, electrical and software aspects of design using support staff.
  • Write and execute test plans to demonstrate design suitability.
  • Ability or aptitude to work with embedded processors, ARMs, and other signal processing hardware.
  • Demonstrated capability in communication bus architectures (e.g., Profinet, Profibus, RS232, RS485, etc.), microcontrollers, microprocessors, FPGAs, and ARM processors.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new Sensing and Signal processing technologies and learn quickly.
  • Working with related device and technology suppliers to understand their products and roadmaps and how they influence our designs

We expect

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical, Electromechanical or Computer engineering.
  • 2+ years of experience in one or more of the above-mentioned areas.
  • Experience with LabVIEW, Matlab, computer programming (C/C++, Python), and embedded software is a strong plus.
  • Basic understanding of data communication security and ability to work within a security framework provided by IT.
  • Understanding of Agile SCRUM methodologies is a plus.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skill (German is a plus).

We offer

  • A challenging position with potential for future development
  • 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.