Laser Application Engineer

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

Principle Duties & Responsibilities


  • Manage and execute customer application trials and demonstrations in the field of short pulse lasers and ultra-short pulse lasers, including communication with customers, evaluating technical requirements, preparing and processing customer applications, writing reports and following up with customers
  • Support complex application projects at TRUMPF and at the customer
  • Host customer visits together with sales and communicate directly with customers regarding applications and technology
  • Act as an internal consultant on materials science related to laser processing
  • Routine communication with Laser Applications Laboratory in TRUMPF Competence Centers regarding new applications
  • Support Regional Sales Managers and Industry Managers with strategic and key applications
  • Taking responsibility for strategic application
  • Support applications in at least two different technologies
  • Escalation coordination
  • Support customers on long term development projects
  • Contribution on “infoApplication”, a knowledge sharing platform
  • Take part in laboratory equipment need reviews, bringing recommendations and feedback to the attention of the management
  • Work with and be familiar with measuring tools
  • Set up and operate TRUMPF equipment
  • Maintain laboratory areas and equipment in excellent working condition and insure assigned laboratory and ancillary equipment are maintained
  • Any additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by management




  • Up to 25% travel
  • Must maintain Valid Driver’s License
  • Occasional overnights as needed

Apply for Laser Applications Engineer using the link below:

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Physical Requirement


  • Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office, and ability to conduct normal amount of work on a computer


 Education & Experience


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or Materials Science, or equivalent combination of training and experience in technical field
  • Experience in laser processing, marking, laser micro machining or materials science preferred
  • CNC or robotic programming, material science and vision systems skills considered a plus
  • Must have natural curiosity towards new innovations and technologies
  • Strong problem-solving skills are essential
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment with strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills, and have ability to prioritize and focus in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Operate and program TRUMPF equipment or have prior experience operating similar equipment
  • Good understanding on fundamentals of laser materials processing, including laser, process and material parameters, and laser safety
  • Independently setup and execute application trials
  • Write application reports, research reports and statements of work
  • Basic understanding of the mechanical and electrical machine data
  • Solve customers’ problems independently
  • Good customer communication skills
  • 2-5 years of relevant practical experience
TRUMPF is and will remain a family business. The following five members of our management holding ensure continuity and constant development. We are looking forward to your online application Ms Jennings from the personnel area

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