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Schmidt & Bender ranks among the world-leading scope suppliers. In order to strengthen our team we are looking for specialists in the following areas.

Please, send your application complete with all necessary documents to:

Schmidt & Bender GmbH & Co. KG

Personalabteilung
Mr. Christopher Gerlach
Am Grossacker 42
D-35444 Biebertal, Germany

Phone +49 (0) 6409 8115 - 21

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Sales

Major tasks:

  • Preparing tenders
  • Processing national and international orders up to the shipment of goods
  • Processing contract documentation
  • Processing and monitoring of customs procedures
  • Active customer support
  • Acquiring new customers
  • Establishing measures for the promotion of sales in cooperation with the marketing department
  • Participating in trade shows, exhibitions, etc.
  • Visiting customers in support of the marketing department

Necessary qualifications:

  • Experience in internal and/or external sales
  • Skills in the field of order processing (if possible in the international trading business)
  • Profound knowledge of the industry and a hunter’s license would be useful
  • Very good knowledge in English, orally and in writing (other foreign languages would be helpful)
  • Willingness to travel
Design Engineer

Major tasks:

  • Independent design of opto-mechanical parts and assemblies as well as tooling for scopes and other long-range optical instruments in a CAD system following predefined specifications
  • Technical clarification and coordination of developments with other departments, in particular with respect to the design of optical systems, marketing, purchasing and quality assurance
  • Preparing assembly drawings, detailed drawings, exploded drawings and specifications
  • Accompanying projects from the concept phase via prototype construction and quality control up to serial production
  • Preparing the necessary documentation, manuals and parts lists, also in English

Necessary qualifications:

  • Degree in engineering or mechatronics or a comparable vocational training
  • Sound knowledge of CAD systems, preferably Inventor
  • Initial experience in the engineering of opto-mechanical components would be helpful
  • Basic knowledge in optical sciences would be helpful
  • Basic knowledge in electronics would be helpful
  • Basic knowledge of Matlab or any other programming language
  • Very good analytic capacities
  • Capable of working independently and target-oriented
Optics Designer

Major tasks:

  • Preparing independent concepts for the design of optical systems in the field of optical sights and observation technology
  • Preparing optical designs including optimization, evaluation and toleration
  • Performing independent analyses, evaluations and documentations of simulation results
  • Engaging in the development of software tools
  • Accompanying projects from the concept phase to serial production

Necessary qualifications:

  • Degree in mathematics, physics or any other comparable vocational training
  • Sound knowledge in the fields of optimization and numeric sciences
  • Safe programming skills in Matlab or in any other standard programming language
  • Basic knowledge in optical sciences would be helpful
  • Initial experience with optics design programs such as e.g. Zemax or Code V would be helpful
  • Capable of working independently and target-oriented
  • An above-average amount of creativity, personal initiative and engagement
Construction Engineer (Electronics)

Major tasks:

  • Independent development and CAD construction of complex electromechanical and opto-electronic components and assemblies for scopes and long-range optical instruments
  • Developing other innovative electronic components and products
  • Developing test equipment
  • Follow-up of technological developments in the field of opto-electronics
  • Technical clarification and coordination of developments with other sectors
  • Preparing assembly drawings, detailed drawings, exploded drawings and specifications
  • Accompanying projects from the prototype phase up to serial production
  • Preparing the necessary developing documentation, manuals and parts lists, also in English

Necessary qualifications:

  • Degree in electronics, mechatronics, opto-electronics or any other comparable vocational training
  • Sound knowledge of CAD systems, preferably Inventor
  • Experience in the development and construction of opto-electronic components
  • Knowledge in optical sciences
  • Very good analytic capacities
  • Capable of working independently and target-oriented