R&D Systems Engineer in Regensdorf, Switzerland at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: X-R001115

About Us

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, dental and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


You are a highly skilled person with a broad background and interest in physical modeling and simulation, opto-electronic sensors including cameras, and algorithm development.
You will play a key role throughout the entire product development cycle - from ideation, customer interaction to specification, development and deployment to manufacturing.

Your Responsibilities:
1. Development of algorithms for the calibration and processing of color and material surface appearance - for spectrophotometers and camera-based scanning systems
2. Modelling and simulation of complete measurement systems and new technology to support concept development for future products
3. Hands-on laboratory evaluation of concepts and prototypes
4. Collaboration in interdisciplinary project teams for the realization of new products from initial concept to market introduction

Job Requirements


You bring along at least some of the following skills:
1. PhD in physics or engineering (optical, microtechnology) or MSc with experience
2. Expertise in physical modeling, simulation, and algorithm development
3. Interest in sensors and cameras
4. Proficiency with mathematical and simulation tools, in particular MATLAB
5. Coding experience in C/C++
6. Excellent command of German and English
7. Experience in color science is considered a plus
8. Potential and interest to take over team leadership and project management responsibility of smaller R&D projects after introduction

What you can expect

At X-Rite / Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher’s Product Identification Platform is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Foba, Linx, Laetus and AVT, a group of technology companies dedicated to helping customers give products unique identities. Through innovative software and hardware solutions for marking and coding, colour selection and communication, packaging development, management and production, and track and trace, the Product Identification companies are simplifying the packaging value chain for 90% of products produced around the world.