Mechatronic Validation Engineer 80%-100%

Switzerland, Biel
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At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.

Your tasks

  • In this diverse role, you will be part of our 10-person Innovation and Validation team and participate in key research and development activities in a pragmatic manner
  • Establish optimal control parameters for milling spindles and motion axes targeting demanding surface finish quality and part geometry accuracy at maximal speed
  • Validation of effectiveness, usefulness and usability of machining systems or their subsystems
  • Perform experiments/tests on different machine tools or its components (thermal analysis or calibration, static/dynamic stiffness evaluation, mechanical or electrical performances, system evaluation…)
  • Set-up different test equipment (Dasylab, Labview, Data loggers, CNC, scope, PC, …) to perform these experiments
  • Pre-process and analyze resulting test data with tools like Matlab, Excel, Python…
  • Report, present and discuss results with internal customers (project managers, Service, re-search engineer,…) in order to define next steps
  • Further develop measuring equipment, measuring methods and test plans. In particular further develop automatic test framework and result repository
  • Support Operations, Customer Service as well as customers with critical technical product is-sues (i.e. performing appropriate calibration tests, parameterization, analysis, etc.)

Your profile

  • Multi years' experience in machine tool optimization and validation
  • Completed basic training as mechanic or electro mechanics
  • Further training as mechanical, software or electrical engineer FH or equivalent. Good grasp of control system modeling and tuning
  • Multi years' experience in measuring systems in the field of machine tools
  • Experience in programing (e.g. Matlab, C/C++, Java, Python, etc.)
  • Good spoken and written German and English language skills


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.

Your contact

Personnel Specialst
Roger-Federer-Allee 7
2504 Biel
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Who we are

GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machine tools, diverse technical solutions and services to manufacturers of precision molds and tooling and of tight-tolerance, precision-machined components. The key segments we serve include the aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, information and communications technology (ICT) and electronics industries