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The Netherlands: Enschede

Application Engineer for TriboForm (full-time, m/f)

TriboForm Engineering is a software company that develops and sells software for tool design, engineering and simulation aimed at the automotive industry. TriboForm is part of the AutoForm Group and offer its products, as part of that group, to the global automotive industry, including the top 20 automotive companies, and hundreds of their suppliers. The AutoForm software is being used for die engineering and sheet metal forming simulations, to carry out feasibility studies, generate tooling concepts and optimize processes. Within the AutoForm Group, the software from TriboForm is an integrated product that is used for the simulation of friction and lubrication conditions during the simulation of metal forming processes.

The TriboForm team consists of 8 young staff members, who work closely together on developing and marketing the TriboForm software. In recent years, TriboForm has been awarded several prizes, recognizing its innovative product and the growth of the company within the automotive industry. Now that TriboForm has become part of the AutoForm Group, a Swiss based company with more than 400 employees worldwide, we are faced with the challenge of expanding and accelerating the development of the TriboForm software.

We always want to continue to develop, innovate and improve in order to realize our ambitions.

Your tasks

Your application engineering tasks will cover both support, training, and engineering activities for the TriboForm products. This includes:

  • Planning, coordination and execution of engineering projects for our customers.
  • As a part of these project, you will have to plan, coordinate and execute experiments in cooperation with our external partners.
  • Processing of the experimental results in the TriboForm software and delivery to customers.
  • Technical customer support, both internally (in the organization) and externally (to end-users)
  • Delivery of basic and advanced software application trainings, both online and on-the-job
  • Provide products demos and showcases to internal and external customers

Your profile

As an Application Engineer you should be a qualified professional with technical background:

  • Educational skills
    • mechanical engineer or equivalent level (BSc or MSc level)
    • experience with programming and data analysis using MATLAB is required
    • clear affinity with simulation software and experience in experimental testing is a plus
    • knowledge of sheet metal forming processes, preferably experience with automotive industry
  • Personal skills
    • organized, analytical working method
    • able to self-motivate and to work in a small team
    • able to manage multiple projects
  • Communication skills
    • fluent in English (written and conversation)
    • knowledge of Dutch and/or German is a plus


You will be working in our office in Enschede, The Netherlands. Valid Working Visa for the Netherlands is a requirement.

The function can certainly also be partly done from home. We do expect a certain amount of presence at our office.

We are offering you an exciting challenge in an innovative, international environment. We look forward to your application (motivation letter and CV). For more information, please contact Renée Soudant.

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