Sales and Applications Engineer - German speaking (f/m/d) at Edmund Optics

August, 2022: Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading manufacturer of optics, imaging, and photonics components supporting numerous markets around the globe, including advanced diagnostics, semiconductor & electronics, machine vision, automation, R&D, and safety & security.

Edmund Optics Europe, a US owned-group consisting of Edmund Optics GmbH in Germany and Edmund Optics Ltd in the UK, is responsible for sales, marketing, distribution, engineering and application support for a wide product range throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Europe is one of the main growth markets for Edmund Optics globally, leading to a rapidly expanding and developing local team.

To support our efforts within the European market, Edmund Optics is looking for a

Sales and Applications Engineer f/m/d (German speaking)

As part of Edmund Optics’ industry-leading customer support team, the Sales & Applications Engineer is responsible for providing technical assistance to our European customers, as well as working in a regionally-focused sales team. Specific tasks include responding to technical inquiries, assisting with product selection for specific applications, basic account management, and handling of OEM opportunities including price calculation and negotiations. It is an internal technical sales position, with occasional travelling to other EO sites, trade shows, and customers.

The role also offers opportunities to participate in side projects, such as writing articles for EO’s publications and industry magazines, or designing and building demonstration setups for trade shows to showcase EO’s products and capabilities.

The Sales & Applications Engineer is an entry-level position with excellent career opportunities within the Edmund Optics group.

Essential Functions:

  • Responding to technical queries and providing technical information
  • Assisting customers with product selection
  • Handling incoming customer inquiries for modified or custom optics
  • Supporting customers and liaising with other departments across global offices
  • Participating in projects to support Marketing & Sales


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Your profile:

  • University degree in a Science or Engineering subject
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken
  • High-level proficiency with MS Office programs
  • Professional demeanour and communication
  • Responsive, solution- and action-oriented mindset
  • Skills in analyzing data & information

What we offer:

A versatile and challenging position alongside a highly competitive employment package within our dynamic and successful corporation in a growing and future-proof industry. You will have the opportunity to work with highly motivated, self-driven and open-minded colleagues with a great team spirit, and can expect extensive training programs and internal development opportunities.

Edmund Optics provides a range of employee benefits alongside the salary package including:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Group accident insurance
  • Mobile working opportunity
  • Extensive training and development offer
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Company events
  • ...and a lot more!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or identity and disability.

If you are interested, please address your application to