Application Engineer

Research and Development, Renens, Switzerland

Job Title: Application Engineer


Location: Renens




The Application Engineer is involved in the integration & test of a whole CMM system and its components currently under development by other Hexagon R/D sites. He/she shares his knowledge of customers’ needs and measurement systems in the definition and implementation of the test applications necessary for the integration of new products. He/she identifies any problems in a systematic way and participates in the proposal of adapted solutions with other experts. He/she supports the marketing & service department through his/her participation in the required deliverables (ISO part programs creation, employment cases).



Main activities :


  • Participation in projects linked to the integration of sensor products in the HEXAGON group (multi-sites): estimated costs / delays, definition of requirements and acceptance criteria, reporting
  • Collecting the constraints, problems and customers’ needs and translating them into customer specifications
  • Development of application programs for measuring parts or for ISO
  • Studying the validity of customers' measurement process (GRR test, Cpk, Cp)
  • Conduct hardware and software product and advanced custom demonstrations introducing technical features and processes
  • Keep up with advancements in application engineering and new technologies
  • Interfacing with the marketing or service department about their deliverables (application notes, user guide, catalog, training, support)
  • Performing root cause analysis / troubleshooting and proposing appropriate short-term and long-term solutions together with the development team.



Your profile :

  • Degree in microengineering, software, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in integrating new products within the dimensional or precision industry.
  • Experience as a test engineer in technical and complex fields including mechanics, electronics, software and possibly optics.
  • Knowledge of dimensional measurement specific standards (eg ISO 10360) or similar.
  • In-depth experience with three-dimensional measuring machines (CMM) and sensors, especially products from the Hexagon group or equivalents
  • Software testing is an asset (unitary, regression testing)
  • Good knowledge in the field of measurement / metrology, competitors, and ability to understand customer requests.
  • Involvement in innovative projects.
  • Language skills: English is a must, French and German are assets
  • Excellent communication, business focused, methodological approach, client- and result-oriented, flexible, problem solver, didactic/teaching skills. Travel to be planned.


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