Patent Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Published: 2023-12-14
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  • collective agreement of the chemical industry
  • 37,5 hours/week
  • 30 days of holiday
  • holiday pay
  • 13th salary
  • mobile work 
  • flexitime
  • company pension plan
  • kindergarten subsidy
  • Jobrad
  • Corporate Benefits
  • Corporate fitness network Wellpass
  • This position can be predominantly remote 


  • Be involved in cutting-edge future technologies and exciting new product development programs
  • Regularly consult with the development teams and identify inventive potential
  • Give guidance to our internal inventors in the drafting of invention disclosures
  • Cooperate with external patent attorneys in drafting patent applications
  • Conduct patent searches regarding patentability, freedom to operate, invalidity
  • Take part in ongoing competitor patenting monitoring and potential follow-up activities in cooperation with external patent attorneys
  • Prepare and conduct internal employee trainings


  • Master degree or comparable in a technical, scientific or economic academic discipline with additional qualification as patent engineer or comparable
  • At least 1 year of relevant professional experience in the field of technology products
  • Experience in working with a common IP administration system would be a plus
  • Good grasp of abstract concepts and the ability to learn quickly
  • Sensitivity for the meaning of details and joy in dealing with complex technical matters
  • Open-minded and confident manner even across department and company boundaries
  • Your business fluent communication skills in German and English language complete your profile – additional language skills e.g. in Chinese, Japanese or French would be an advantage


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, Japan, Singapore, South Korea 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.

Your HR Recruiting Team
Nikon SLM Solutions AG