Process Engineer (m/f)

FBGS is a Belgium/Germany based developer and manufacturer of high strength Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBG) during fiber drawing or using femtosecond based inscription technologies. These automated processes result in very high quality, cost effective Fiber Bragg Gratings with unique characteristics. FBGS' products are suitable for both standard and bespoke applications in industries such as: medical, composite, transport, process, civil & geo, telecom and test & measurement.

FBGS supplies 'Draw Tower Gratings' - DTG® and 'FemtoSecond Gratings' - FSG® as an OEM component and our products can today be found in many applications and products developed by our customers worldwide.

Furthermore FBGS is designing, developing and manufacturing customized sensor solutions for selected markets.

We are excited to extend our team and look actively for a

Process Engineer (m/f)

Your activity:

We are looking for an experienced Process Engineer to be responsible for the FBG production process design, development, implementation and operation. The successful candidate will work in an innovative team of engineers to improve our industrial FBG production processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability and maximize profitability. Furthermore the candidate will work in R&D projects on the development of new fiber and FBG designs to enable new applications.


  • develop, configure and optimize the industrial FBG manufacturing process from inception through to start up and operation
  • assess processes, take measurements and interpret data
  • design and development of electrical circuits for process control
  • software programing of the setup controls
  • develop best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality of output
  • perform maintenance on the production equipment
  • perform process simulations
  • manage cost and time constraints
  • communicate with equipment vendors
  • perform risk assessments of processes
  • provide process documentation and operating instructions
  • follow quality management guideline
  • reporting to CTO and CEO

Your profile:

  • proven work experience in process engineering
  • excellent technical skills

    • experience in the design and manufacturing of electrical circuits
    • experience in control of drives and motors
    • experience in programming for drives and motors (e.g. LabVIEW, C)
    • experience in mechanical design and construction (CAD skills)

  • opto-electronic experience

    • experience in the use of lasers and optics
    • experience in the automation of processes
    • experience in the simulation of processes

  • knowledge of process related standards
  • familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • analytical thinker, open and team-minded, forward thinking, loyal and faithful
  • Master degree (or similar) in Engineering (Electrical Engineering, Opto-electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or equivalent)

Required language skills:
good German reading and writing, excellent English in reading and writing

Jena (Germany)

Position type
Full time (40h)

Please send your application letter together with a CV to the following address: info(at)

FBGS Technologies GmbH
Eric Lindner
Winzerlaer Straße 2
07745 Jena


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