(Senior) Control System Engineer (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 (Senior) Control System Engineer (m/f/d) is the central link brining our machines to life. This role connects the process development, system development and machine safety teams on one side, with the software development and mechanical, electrical and pneumatic design teams on the other.
  • Driving the identification and consolidation of requirements for the Control System of the Nikon SLM machines and peripheral devices
  • Development of architectural and functional concepts to implement the previously identified requirements on system and subsystem level
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders in the development of the individual subsystem concepts for the Nikon SLM machine control system
  • Coordination with the software architect in implementing the concepts in software
  • As a senior: Guidance of junior control system engineers in the development of concepts for subsystems of the machine control system


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in the field of engineering (mechanical, electrical, aerospace), medical technology, automation technology or comparable
  • Experience with systems engineering principles, e.g. V-model process including requirements development, Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) methods, validation & verification principles
  • Experience with systems engineering development environments such as ALM for requirements management and configuration control, SysML or Matlab
  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering, understanding of wiring diagrams as well as software development; programming skills (e.g. in Python) are a plus
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLC) and their programming languages (SCL, SFC, Ladder) is advantageous
  • You enjoy familiarising yourself with new tasks and developing sophisticated technical solutions  
  • As a senior: 6+ years of experience in system design of complex control systems in the industrial, automotive, medical or aerospace sector


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