Multifaceted perspectives


You will primarily be supporting the design and development efforts of electron beam equipment.  Support may also expand to include Photovoltaic Thin-Film/Si, Glass, Web, Metal Strip, & EB-PVD Systems as necessary.

 In addition, you will have to carry out the following tasks: 

  • Independent design and modification of electrical equipment, mainly for vacuum coating systems and their assemblies with the respective tools (E-CAE systems) in compliance with the functional, economic, scheduling, and legal requirements and in accordance with the current state of the art and valid standards (IEC, NEC, UL, as region applicable); in coordination as a team member with the Electrical Design Engineering staff at the VON ARDENNE headquarters,
  • Creation of all necessary documentation for downstream processes, as well as for the installation of such equipment at the coating machine,
  • Supervision of production and assembly of the designed solutions
  • Developing control logic & power distribution schemes for system-wide operation of vacuum, material handling, metrology, and ancillary support equipment,
  • Conducting risk analysis and compliance validation, conformity tests and providing support for technical documentation,
  • Revision of electrical drawings after manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of equipment to specification and standards,
  • Collaboration on the patent protection of developed solutions,
  • Engineering support for commissioning of solutions, assemblies, and systems worldwide
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May travel up to 70%
Taking responsibility together


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, automation engineering, mechatronics, or related field
  • Experience in electrical design, e.g., with E-CAD tools like E³. series or EPLAN
  • Basic knowledge in applicable electrical standards (IEC, NEC, etc.) and CCC requirements
  • Ability to coordinate work between different suppliers and trades,
  • Profound understanding of the interactions between mechanical, electrical, and technological components and peripherals
  • Ability to work independently in a reliable, well-structured, and solution-oriented manner
  • Excellent communication skills and outstanding team spirit to work successfully in an international environment
  • Up to up to 70% travel (e.g., to attend training / meetings / customer visits / international)
  • Fluent English in speaking, writing, and reading. German is a plus
  • Maintains valid driver’s license, passport, and needed visas



  • Preferred experienced candidate (7-10 years) with demonstrated track record of successful design solutions in automated mechanical equipment systems and component design experience,
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or currently in pursuit of master’s degree and/or PE certificate.
  • Ideal candidate would possess knowledge of vacuum systems utilized in thin-film semiconductor PVD coating, e-beam, high-volume manufacturing, and development activities for automated deposition equipment, service, and operations.
  • Ability to obtain Security Clearances as Required

Company Paid STD/LTD

Company Paid Life Insurance

Paid Sick Time





401(k) with Company Match

Competitive Wages

Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your application, stating your period of notice. Please apply preferably online via our career portal on our website.

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For reasons of better readability, no gender-specific differentiation is made. Corresponding terms apply in principle to all genders for the purposes of equal treatment.


Application process

Have you found a suitable job offer or would you like to send us an unsolicited application?

Applying to VON ARDENNE is very easy and only takes a few minutes. Here you will find the most important information about our application process.

You can easily submit your application in our online portal. Please upload your informative CV as well as your references and a cover letter. We first review your application in our HR department and then in the relevant department.

Our first meeting usually takes place as an online meeting. In this initial exchange, you and your future manager will get to know each other. During the interview, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the position and the company.

During a personal interview on site, you will learn more about our location and your future workplace. In this in-depth exchange, we discuss all the requirements and framework conditions for the job. Of course, we will also answer all your questions.

Note: If you apply for one of our apprenticeships, an aptitude test will follow at this point.

Once we have decided to work with each other, you will receive a binding contract offer. We will present all conditions and benefits to you in a joint discussion. Now you can get started at VON ARDENNE!


We want your start at VON ARDENNE to be successful from the very beginning.

In our onboarding program, you will receive a comprehensive overview of our company in addition to your professional induction.

As part of the contract handover, you will receive a checklist to prepare your start at VON ARDENNE. We will also provide you with the access data for your employee account, which you can already use from the comfort of your own home. Here you can prepare for your first day at work, e.g. upload a photo for your employee ID card.

The first working day starts together for all new employees. At interdepartmental informational events, you will get an overview of the company and can make initial contacts. You will also receive your technical equipment on your first day of work.

Now the technical training starts. During the initial period, your individual on-the-job training plan will provide you with an orientation on all subject areas and the relevant contact persons. If you have any questions or need help, your manager and the team are always available to advise you. In addition, we offer a variety of formats for networking and knowledge sharing.

In the course of joint discussions, we provide mutual feedback regarding your entry into the company. Even after your onboarding, we remain in constant communication. In our annual development meetings, we regularly talk about your career prospects and additional development steps at VON ARDENNE.

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