• Collaboration in the conception, design and refinement of fibre laser assemblies and optics
  • Selection, procurement and integration of laser system components
  • Planning, execution and evaluation of laboratory tests to verify component properties
  • Simulation (optical, thermal, mechanical) of optical systems and laser assemblies
  • Technical coordination with sub-suppliers and manufacturing partners
  • Development or service support on site with manufacturing partners and customers
  • Support for production in the product launch phase and in the event of technical problems Requirements analyses and technical system documentation


  • Completed studies in the field of physics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering with a focus on optics/laser physics, technical optics or precision engineering
  • Professional experience in the development of (fibre) laser systems is an advantage
  • Ideally good knowledge of optical design software (Zemax or comparable) or CAD
  • Analytical thinking, willingness to innovate and technical understanding
  • Initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel
  • Business fluent in German and English

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


We offer you a creative and dynamic working environment in which challenging and exciting tasks await you: innovative solutions for the future of mobility and safety. As a group with a history and a future, we offer you a secure job and the perspective of long-term development. We attach great importance to the compatibility of career and family. We look forward to your experience and expertise to drive the future of mobility and safety together with motivated colleagues.

At our location in Unterlüß, we offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration and flexible working time models
  • Subsidised company restaurant
  • Company pension scheme, social counselling and childcare during holidays
  • Fitness and health offers
  • Company health management
  • Employee share purchase programme
  • Corporate Benefits Platform


Impact and cover – the Weapon and Ammunition Division's portfolio includes solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as comprehensive protection. Whether on land, at sea or in the air, Rheinmetall supplies impressive systems that ensure superiority on the battlefields and operational areas of today and the future. The division is divided into three business units: Weapon and Munition, Propulsion Systems and Protection Systems.

As an integrated technology group with more than 25,000 employees worldwide, the listed Rheinmetall AG stands for a strong, internationally successful company that operates in various markets with an innovative range of products and services. As a renowned development partner and direct supplier to the global automotive industry and a leading international systems provider for security technology, Rheinmetall draws on its high level of expertise in its basic technologies to address long-term megatrends, identify viable new markets with high growth potential and develop innovative solutions for a safe and liveable future. The focus on sustainability is an integral part of Rheinmetall's strategy. The company aims to achieve CO2 neutrality by 2035.


Responsible contact person:
Ms Kistner

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