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BASF Senior Optical Engineer (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : trinamiX GmbH

Job ID : EN59551786ONLE1

trinamiX GmbH was established in 2015 with its headquarters in Ludwigshafen and is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE. As a start-up, we are operationally independent and can, at the same time, rely on the competence and experience of the BASF Group. What drives us? Our technologies are designed to make it possible for humans and machines to capture and understand the world – for better decision-making and more security. That is our goal in the areas of 3D sensor technology, distance measurement and infrared sensor technology. We are not looking for successors or replacements for our team. We are looking for pioneers! Learn more about us at

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Laura Deland,, Tel.:+49 30 2005-58168

First information about our application process can be found here:

What you can expect

As soon as possible you will support trinamiX GmbH in a diversified job in the development of our miniaturized near-infrared spectroscopy solution.

  • You will develop specifications, design and assembly of optical as well as optomechanical systems in miniaturized spectroscopy and illumination technology.

  • With respect to robustness, miniaturization and scalability, you will optimize optical systems.

  • For above mentioned systems you plan experiments as well as test routines, perform and document them.

  • Furthermore, you will perform optical simulations of spectroscopy systems.

  • In addition, you will be responsible for technology scouting in the field of optics and spectroscopy.

What we expect

  • science or engineering degree with a focus on optics, photonics, or equivalent

  • experience in the design and layout of optical as well as optomechanical systems

  • profound knowledge with optics design software, for example Zemax or Oslo

  • knowledge of Matlab or Python

  • ideally experience with design in CAD, microstructure technology processes or electronics development

  • enthusiasm and quality awareness

We offer

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.