Advanced Technical 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

The TruLaser Center 7030 is TRUMPF´s most advanced laser cutting system and provides a one stop solution for autonomous cutting, sorting and stacking of sheet metal parts.

The Advanced Technology Engineer TruLaser Center is essential to the product success in the fields of Applications, Support and Training. The ATE is working closely with Sales and is responsible for part studies, product demonstrations, customer training and application support both in house and on customer site. Besides the "typical" role of application engineers the role will also support the operations team and ensure our equipment to be running properly within the innovative and fully connected Smart Factory Chicago. Welcome to the next generation!

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The position may require that employees perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Train our customers in programming, operating and basic maintenance of the TruLaser Center 7030.
  2. Provide expert first-hand support during the initial production ramp up phase on site at customers.
  3. Create customer part time estimates and produce sample parts in the TRUMPF Smart Factory. 
  4. Conduct customer product and production flow demonstrations at the TRUMPF Smart Factory.
  5. Consult and demonstrate latest machine technology solutions for Industry 4.0.
  6. Provide customer application & sales phone support as well as post-sales support through onsite visits.
  7. Support creation and improvement of documentation and processes.
  8. Work within a global and dynamic team based in our Smart Factory in Chicago.
  9. Go-to person for customers on questions and issues with integrated cutting and bending systems.
  10. Be responsible for the TruLaser Center 7030 in the production showroom environment and support operations for real part production including the TRUMPF fabrication software suite.
  11. Travel estimate is up to 30% as average, with focus in USA and Canada.
  12. Able to lift 50 pounds without aid.

Your profile

Previous experience in applications at TRUMPF or similar machine tool industry. Significant experience with CAD, programming and automation. TRUMPF machine tool product knowledge required. Knowledge of manufacturing technologies and production software systems preferred. Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal are required as this position involves extensive contact with customers and sales representatives. Ideal candidate is well-mannered and able to create a positive working environment with all different kinds of characters.

Minimum 2-year technical school degree with a solid math background or the suitable equivalent of education and work experience. Foreign language skills (German, French) are helpful.

TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

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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 Michaud from the personnel area

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