Control System Engineer (all genders)

  • Published: 2024-05-17
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  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) plan and 4% match
  • Holiday Pay and Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave (maternity and paternity)
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company-paid disability coverage
  • Company-paid life insurance
Nikon SLM Solutions AG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship or Green Card is


SLM Solutions Control System Engineers represents the link between the control and software development teams on one side and the Service team on the other side. The (Senior) Control System Engineer is responsible for:
  • First point of contact for Service team for the assigned fleet
  • Guidance for Field Service in trouble shootings by analysis at Controls System level as well as direct service at machines in assigned fleet
  • Define proposal for issue resolution involving development team for design modifications
  • Be a driver of continuous improvement feeding with feedback the development team
  • Support Training for service personnel for Control System of SLM machinery
  • Feasibility check for fulfillment of SLM machine controls upgrade requests
  • Design customized solution for application subjected to specific local regulations


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in mechatronics engineering, electrical engineering, automation technology or a comparable subject
  • 3+ years of experience in system design in highly complex control systems in the industrial, automotive, medical or aerospace sectors
  • 3+ years of professional experience as PLC Developer and Automation Designer (m/f/d)
  • Solid knowledge of automation and control technology as well as of electro-mechanical components
  • Good Knowledge of PLC programming tools and languages (Siemens TIA Portal, Schneider, SCL/ST , CoDeSys)
  • Good Knowledge of drive systems.
  • Good Knowledge of network protocols (TCP, UDP) and related tools (e.g. wireshark) might be useful as well.
  • Familiarity with P&IDs, wiring diagrams, pneumatic systems and system requirements.
  • Experience in submitting bug reports and willingness to dig deep into problems to determine the root cause.
  • Good knowledge of electrical engineering and electrical construction
  • Good communication skills


We offer you a versatile and responsible scope of duties in a global business. You can expect colleagues on an equal footing, flat hierarchies, a strong team spirit and a "can do" working atmosphere.
We like to describe ourselves as a company with a start-up atmosphere, because with us you get the best of both worlds: a dynamic, future-oriented work environment with the advantages of a corporation.

We are a company of diversity, tolerance and openness. That is why we want people of all ages and disabilities, religions, sexual orientations and identities, ethnic origins, nationalities and genders to find their employer in us.

Do you want to change the future of additive manufacturing and become part of our success story?


Nikon SLM Solutions AG is one of the world's leading companies in additive manufacturing. Our Selective Laser Melting machines enable the fast, reliable and cost-effective production of high-quality metal components. With our more than 600 employees from over 25 nations, we are revolutionizing additive manufacturing and are a partner at eye level for our renowned customers, e.g. from the aerospace industry, the energy sector, healthcare or the automotive sector.

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, with offices in China, France, India, Italy, Singapore and the United States.


Apply directly via our online application tool. Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications by e-mail. 
We look forward to your application.

You have any further questions? Please feel free to contact us.

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Nikon SLM Solutions AG