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Development engineer optical sensors | Inhouse, owner-managed company (mfd)

Our client is an owner-managed company in the field of sensor technology with a market share of over 80%.

As a Development Engineer Optical Sensors you have the opportunity to develop into a management position in 3 - 5 years.


Lohmar (Home Office up to 20%)

Type of Contract:

Permanent position at our client; no staff leasing

Your Duties

  • As development engineer optical sensors you develop sensors for gate and door control systems.
  • You are responsible for all steps of the development from the first idea, design and specification to series production.
  • You will create test specifications and development documentation and support production from conception to series production as well as customer service support.
  • The maintenance of existing sensors is also part of your tasks.

Your profile

  • Completed studies in electrical engineering or a comparable field of study
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of optical sensors
  • Experience in the development of electronic hardware
  • Experience in lens calculations and their shaping for corresponding plastic tools
  • Good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken

Make your next career move and apply right here or send us your application including the reference number 20785, your desired salary, your willingness to travel and relocate via email (no cover letter required). We will treat your application as strictly confidential. We will never forward your personal data without your explicit consent to each individual case.



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