Senior Simulation Engineer (Chemistry) (f/m/d)

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (hybrid)

For our location in Freiburg im Breisgau, we at NexWafe are looking for Senior Simulation Engineer (Chemistry) (f/m/d).

At NexWafe, we are developing a pioneering process to produce silicon wafers with fewer process steps, resulting in significant savings in production costs, energy consumption and CO₂ emissions. As a Senior Simulation Engineer (Chemistry) you have the unique opportunity to actively contribute to the commercialisation of this breakthrough technology. Join our global team, shape the future of renewable energy and discover your career opportunities at NexWafe.


  • You will be responsible for initiating, performing, verifying and presenting the results of complex dynamic and kinetic gas and chemical simulations and calculations.
  • Define boundary conditions, model and perform calculations in line with process development objectives.
  • Working with experimental teams, you will refine and improve simulation models based on real data.
  • Make recommendations for further action based on the results of simulations.
  • You will interpret the results of experiments conducted on the production line to validate and verify the accuracy of the simulations.
  • You will work closely with other simulation engineers and the team leader to ensure seamless alignment with project objectives.


  • PhD or Master of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
  • Over 5 years' proven experience as a simulation engineer in a process development environment, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of dynamic and kinetic chemical simulation.
  • Proficient in the use of ComSol chemical/molecular modelling software.
  • Experience in silane chemistry is an advantage.
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication skills.


  • A diverse team: Short decision-making processes, flat hierarchies and collaboration with experts from different areas await you.
  • A diverse and exciting job: A company that contributes to the commercialisation of environmentally friendly solar energy with a low carbon footprint.
  • Stability with a certain degree of flexibility: A permanent position with flexible working hours
  • Attractive remuneration programme: An attractive salary and profit-sharing for employees.
  • Healthy balance: Take your physical and mental health to the next level with a HanseFit membership!
  • Expand your language skills: Optimise your career prospects with the English and German courses offered.
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 10583543
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