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Discover our attractive job opportunities!

We look forward to working with experienced and talented professionals with a passion for excellence and a belief in the power of team work and collaboration. We would like to hear from people with excellent communication skills, who embrace diversity, display integrity, seek new knowledge and are pro-active in their approach.

  • Application Engineer
    Derby, UK
  • Application Engineer (3D Laser Scanner)
  • Application Engineer (X-ray)
    Leuven, Belgium
  • Assembly Technician
    Derby, UK
  • Electronic / Electrical Technician – Pre-Test
    Tring, UK
  • Order Processor
    Leuven, Belgium
  • Product Manager Electronics X-ray inspection systems
    Tring, UK
  • Project Engineer Laser Radar integration projects
    Munich, Germany
  • Purchasing Administrator
    Leuven, Belgium
  • Quality / Production Engineer (52 week contract)
    Tring, UK
  • Reliability Test Engineer
    Tring, UK
  • Research & Development Technician - Electronics
    Tring, UK
  • Sales Account Manager (X-ray)
    Munich, Germany
  • Sales Director - Germany & Austria
    Germany & Austria
  • Service Engineer - South of England
    Tring, UK
  • Service Engineer X-ray
    Germany, North-East Europe
  • Service Engineer X-ray
  • Stores Person
    Derby, UK
  • Test Engineer
    Leuven, Belgium

I wish to apply for: Application Engineer

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If you're looking to join a company with a dynamic vision for the future, set your sights on a challenging career with Nikon Metrology. We develop a wide range of measurement systems for dimensional quality control deployed worldwide in automotive, aerospace, and other manufacturing industries. Nikon Metrology has 10 offices and production sites in 8 countries.


Provide technical guidance and technical solutions during the pre-sales process identifying customers’ technical requirements.

As part of the small team, the application engineer will be involved in all stages of the pre-sales process from demonstrations and bench marking, to training as well as solutions development and implementation.

The application engineer will work closely together with the sales team and plan the work at a team level.


  • Become a technical expert in Nikon Metrology products
  • Discuss technical issues and solutions with new and existing customers in the pre-sales process and meet their technical requirements
  • Drive and manage actively the pre-sales process in collaboration with the sales team
  • Deliver customer demonstrations, benchmarks and technical pre-sales support
  • Support the sales team for technical qualification and support them with in depth technical expertise
  • Developing solutions to meet customers’ requirements
  • Developing and updating best practice usage of the equipment for internal and external customers

Ancillary responsibilities

  • Working independently to initially address customer issues
  • Helping to develop innovative ideas and solutions to customer’s problems
  • Promoting the products and solutions at exhibitions and conferences



  • High degree of IT literacy
  • Knowledge and experience of metrology
  • Proven experience with customer interaction
  • Proficient in English
  • Driving license


  • Bachelor or Master degree in technical engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Computer programming experience beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience of CAD/simulation beneficial
  • Practically competent (can use tools as well as a computer)

Functional competencies

  • Commercial feeling – ability to understand customers’ needs
  • Ability to read technical drawings and understand technology
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • High sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Ability to work independently / with little supervision


The function of Application Engineer will require travel all around the country and stay overnight (occasionally on short notice) and occasionally abroad if required.

The person should be capable of normal physical work (lifting and moving equipment in and out of cars / vans) and be prepared to help out wherever is required for successful delivery of projects.

Why Nikon Metrology?

At Nikon Metrology, our success is achieved by our employees. Clearly defined common goals, objectives, and priorities, create a foundation to work with pride and confidence. Our employees highly value the supportive and collaborative working environment and we share our passion for technology and innovation. The global Nikon talent programme, will support you to fulfil your potential.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and your curriculum vitae to jayne.bennett@nikon.com