A member of the UNITED GRINDING Group
irpd AG is the UNITED GRINDING Group’s competence centre for Additive Manufacturing. We concentrate on manufacturing industrial metal and plastic prototypes right up to the production of (small) batches of complex or customised workpieces. The focus is on additive manufacturing processes, in particular, on Selective Laser Sintering (SIS), Selective Laser Melting (SLM), and 3D printing. Moreover, we offer individual technological and process-related advice, reverse engineering, scanning, and services in relation to the design and production of complex components

With a turnover of more than 700 million euros, the UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring and combination machining. With over 2.500 employees at more than 20 production, service and sales locations, the Group has a customer-oriented and efficient organization.

At our location in St. Gallen, we are looking for an innovative and motivated candidate with experience in the field of software development to support us with the creation of conceptual designs, detailed specifications, and the development of laser machine technologies and to be part of a multidisciplinary team.

Software developer C#/C++/Python in the field of Additive Manufacturing (m/f)

Your tasks include

  • designing and programming control software for industrial laser machines
  • developing functions for generating machine-specific 3D print data derived from CAD models (build processors)    
  • integrating internal/external software and hardware modules (e.g. sensor technology)
  • collaborating on the analysis and definition of new processing strategies for laser processing
  • developing software development expertise at our St. Gallen site

In addition, we expect the candidate to

  • carry out system tests of the developed software packages on our laser machines
  • become familiar with the site and technologies to be developed
  • create internal software documentation
  • enjoy working on practical projects in a multidisciplinary and open-minded team

Your profile

  • engineering / computer science (ETH/Uni/FH) graduate with a focus on software development
  • work confidently with Visual Studio (mandatory C# / C++ / Python; Matlab or HMI development is advantageous)
  • knowledgeable about and have a good handle on agile software development processes (SCRUM, Continuous Integration)
  • interested in Additive Manufacturing, Industry 4.0
  • high level of commitment, creativity and good communication skills
  • good knowledge of German

We offer

  • innovative and successful company
  • challenging, exciting, and very important work
  • personal responsibility and flexibility
  • training and development opportunities
  • attractive employment conditions

If you meet the requirements of this interesting position, we look forward to meeting you.

Please send your application online to:
Irpd AG
c/o Fritz Studer AG
Andrea Müller***
Postfach 177
CH-3602 Thun
Tel. +41 33 439 16 64

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