Development Engineer Optical Systems (m/f)

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Location: Ludwigshafen, DE

Company: BASF SE

Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: trinamiX GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56341637_ONLE_2

trinamiX is the pioneer in adaptive 3D sensing. Founded in 2015, trinamiX GmbH is a spin-off and wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF SE, the world's leading chemical company. We are developing the most versatile sensor systems in adaptive 3D sensing. With our new technologies, we seek to simplify sensing methods and pave the way for new applications. We are looking for determined people to support our dynamic team. Our independence as a start-up combined with the competences of the BASF group allows for a fast and flexible product development in the electronic and sensor market. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and play.

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What you can expect

We are looking for a candidate to support trinamiX GmbH in the practical implementation of our 3D measurement technology as soon as possible.

  • In the position of Development Engineer in an exciting and dynamic environment, you will develop novel 3D sensor systems.
  • You will be responsible for the design, simulation and development of prototypes and will evaluate and benchmark the system created.
  • You will work on this innovative topic in an interdisciplinary team of physicists, materials scientists and engineers, utilizing our highly developed internal know-how network in the process.
  • External contacts and experts, such as customers, suppliers, higher education institutions and research institutes, will complete your professional network.
  • In addition, you will ensure that working procedures, safety rules and environmental protection rules are observed within your area of work.

What we expect

  • You have a masters degree or diploma in optical engineering or a related field.
  • Ideally, you have been able to gain initial professional experience in the design and realization of optical systems and prototypes (e.g. you are familiar with geometrical optics, aberrations, diffraction, photometry).
  • In the field of optoelectronic sensors and light sources (e.g. lasers, LEDs) you have a sound knowledge, as well as basic knowledge in electronic hardware (driver electronics and readout circuits).
  • You are excited about new ideas and concepts in a dynamic environment and enjoy developing prototypes to solve real world problems (from lab bench to the customer).
  • You enjoy working as part of a team and are distinguished by an independent and creative working style.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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