(Senior) Additive Manufacturing Application Engineer EMEA (m/f/d)

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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


The Additive Manufacturing Application Engineer is a key technical role for Nikon SLM Solutions, guiding customers on their additive manufacturing adoption journey from pre-to-post machine sale. Working with both new to AM and seasoned AM technology adopters, the Application Engineer will evaluate and consult on customer parts, develop business case analyses, consult on design for additive manufacturing, setup files and documentation for print jobs, print parts, and report results to the customer. Providing post-sales support to customers as they implement Nikon SLM Solutions Products is also a key function of the role:
  • Provide technical guidance across the additive manufacturing value chain to support the sale of Nikon SLM Solutions products
  • Discuss the operation of Nikon SLM Solutions products with customers
  • Provide specialized consultation to customers in the use of Nikon SLM Solutions technology for a variety of applications
  • Develop strong relationships with customer contacts to enable effective engagement and execution
  • Execute projects for customers from project scoping, proposal, printing, post processing, testing, and reporting
  • Conduct advanced training programs at customer sites and at the headquarters in Lübeck
  • Operate SLM equipment including file preparation, machine setup, powder handling and part unloading


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • At least 2 years' previous experience, for senior 5+ years post-bachelor's experience in LPBF
  • Desire to train others in the use of additive manufacturing and demonstrated passion for how additive manufacturing is successfully implemented
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several ongoing processes and projects
  • Proven experience with part and data preparation software, such as Materialise Magics, Autodesk Netfabb, or equivalent software
  • Exposure to root cause analysis and other problem-solving techniques
  • Demonstrated experience in training others in the use of complex industrial products
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience presenting to customers
  • Experience with Nikon SLM Solutions’ metal printers preferred
  • Domestic and international travel up to 30%


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.

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Nikon SLM Solutions AG