Job Id: 1259

Application Engineer

, PA

Valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.


  • Acts as key-technical contact for customers and sales teams in terms of OEM products, product development or applications
  • Suggests and initiates necessary development measures for technology and product improvements
  • Maintains network with other experts inside and outside the company in accordance with the rules of the company’s Code of Conduct
  • Negotiates customer specifications at eye level. Acts as owner of the specification(s) for OEM and other standardized products.


  • Handles inquiries on OEM products and verifies technical feasibility. Clarifies technical questions with contacts in Technical Centers, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. Proposes solutions and provides cost estimations for quotations
  • Responsible for technical negotiations of product specifications with customers observing the commercial objectives of the respective product
  • Responsible for internal and external approvals for changes in product specifications and / or productions processes, materials and suppliers
  • Leads or participates in projects on the basis of customer inquiries
  • Performs competitive analyses, including benchmarking of products and technologies

Support Tasks:

  • Provides technical information for communication and training purposes and keeps them up to date
  • Trains sales teams on new products, applications and technologies
  • Coordinates production of prototypes for customers and trade shows
  • Supports Quality Department in solving internal and external complaints
  • Supports the global or regional product strategy; supports Division in Roadmap definition; makes suggestions for annual R&D planning
  • Sets up and maintains product file (e.g. medical product file according to medical certification if applicable).


  • Bachelor or Master in an engineering discipline or in science
  • 7-8 years of experience in project management, product management, engineering, production
  • Very good command of English, MS Office

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