Manager Application Engineering (m/f/d)

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Manager Application Engineering (m/f/d)

SLM Solutions is an integrated solutions provider and metal additive manufacturing partner. The robust Selective Laser Melting metal additive manufacturing systems optimize fast, reliable and cost-efficient production for complex, completely dense metal parts.
With our 500 Employees from over 25 nations, SLM Solutions Group AG is headquartered in Lübeck, Germany with offices in China, France, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore and the United States.

Diversity is a part of SLM. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

In this central position, you will be leading and developing our international application engineering team with the great opportunity to work with talented people and leading manufacturing companies around the globe. As part of the sales organization application engineering team provides consult and education to our (prospective) customers and is responsible to demonstrate the value of our metal additive manufacturing solutions to meet our customer expectations. This position provides the unique chance to push the additive manufacturing technology forward. Your contribution will help to enhance the future of additive manufacturing and is an important basis for the success of SLM Solutions.

Are you ready for the next level challenge? Apply now!

Position Descriptions:

  • Organizing, planning and supervising of all activities in response to technical inquiries in the sales process (customer consultancy, part cost and ROI analysis, manufacturing of benchmark parts, customer acceptance, application training)
  • Manage the support of sales opportunity projects at prospective and existing customers in close cooperation within the Sales team to gain acceptance of the SLM Solutions proposal to the customer
  • Define priorities, continuously improve productivity and processes and develop the function and competencies within the Application Engineering team
  • As part of the sales organization, you work closely together in an international cross functional SLM Solutions team that includes business development, sales partners, service, production, and quality management
  • Develop and maintain a global networked team; build a community of application engineers to share knowledge and experiences with regards to vertical markets, applications or processes to drive excellence
  • Set team and individual goals and coach the team on daily basis to support these goals

Qualification and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master´s degree in Engineering or similar level obtained through experience
  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience, ideally in the field of additive manufacturing
  • You have gained solid experience with AM software (design, process) and laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) technologies
  • You have experience in working with customers and understand sales processes
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills as well as excellent project management skills combined with a problem solving ‘can do’ attitude and self-confident working principles
  • The ability and willingness to travel abroad in EMEA and the ability to communicate fluently in English. Any other additional language skills are beneficial

Our Offer:

  • Diverse, global, growing organization with flat hierarchies in a trend-setting industry
  • A versatile and responsible field of activity and responsibility in a fast growing, innovation leading, and international company
  • A future-proof job with the innovation leader in the AM market
  • Work with a great team, the coolest L-PBF technologies and top-notch companies
  • A great opportunity to develop the sales application engineering function within SLM Solutions
  • Great colleagues from over 25 nations


Sounds like a great opportunity? Please send your application including your CV in English, possible starting date and salary expectations via our online application tool.

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

Your HR Recruiting Team 
SLM Solutions Group AG
  • Frau Inken Schmidt
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • +49 451 4060 4097