Electronics Technician

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Join our team

European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences, materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide range of experimental techniques.

For our Vacuum group we are looking for an

Electronics Technician 
The position
  • preparation and assembly of PLC components
  • installation, commissioning and test of electronic systems in the field
  • procurement of required hardware
  • general electrical support for the vacuum group
  • teamwork within a team of international technicians, engineers and scientists
  • completed technical apprenticeship as Electronics Technician for devices and systems or similar
  • knowledge of PLC systems, preferably Beckhoff
  • knowledge in use of MS-Office
  • knowledge of EPLAN Electric P8 is considered an asset
  • cooperative and collaborative personality
  • fluent in English and German

For additional information, please contact Martin Dommach (martin.dommach@xfel.eu) .

Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can be found under www.xfel.eu/careers.

Our offer

Become part of a vibrant international and multi-cultural team of scientists, engineers, technical and administrative staff. Be involved in cutting edge scientific and technical progress, participate in our international networks, and shape your life upon trust based flexible working times and telecommuting options. Experience our atmosphere of tolerance and respect.

Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension scheme, broad relocation benefits, as well as subsidized job-tickets and meals at our company restaurant. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely international staff. Company language is English, non-German candidates hired from abroad receive an international allowance.

Reference number



This appointment is limited to two years.


02 January 2022


Please apply online and provide a cover letter next to a CV in English, as well as your work certificates in one single pdf-file.

Applicants with disabilities will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants The European XFEL GmbH is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.

To apply for this job please visit www.xfel.eu.