Coating specialist

Coating specialist

Our Technology Team is responsible for the development and optimization of circular saw blades for the metal cutting industry.
Our major customers are suppliers for the automotive industry as well as tube and pipe manufacturers. We stay competitive by continuous improvement of our cutting tools and by finding solutions for challenging customer applications. The development of new PVD coatings plays a key role in these improvements.
Ideal candidates will use their knowledge and experience in PVD coating technology, preferably in the framework of cutting tools, to boost the development of new cutting tools to meet our customers’ expectations.  They are easy to cooperate with, take the initiative, and are efficient in planning and reporting.
Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and improve PVD coatings for saw blades that can be applied on an industrial scale
  • Develop appropriate measures to create surface conditions ideal for PVD coating
  • Support Operations, Purchasing and Quality Assurance with technical advice
  • Manage R&D projects, including planning and reporting


  • MS or PhD in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry, Materials Science, or related fields.
  • At least 5 years of experience, either in industry or in a research institute.

  • Profound knowledge of the state-of -the-art PVD coating technology
  • English language skils are a must
  • You are eligible to work and preferably also live in the Netherlands

About Kinkelder BV
Kinkelder BV is an internationally successful and leading manufacturer of circular saws for the automotive and metal industries. In the Netherlands, she is the only company in her industry and worldwide one of the market leaders. The company was founded in 1945 and its ongoing internationalization has led to the establishment of 11 subsidiaries in key export countries such as Germany, Spain, the United States, Mexico and Turkey. Around 90% of the production is now destined for export to nearly 90 countries. World-wide, more than 375 employees work at Kinkelder the cutting experts. From its headquarters in Zevenaar, around 200 employees are working on the development, production, sales and service of various types of circular saw blades. The product range consists of standard and customer-specific saw blades, divided into; TCT-, HSS- and segmental saw blades. They stay competitive by continuous improvement of their cutting tools and by finding solutions for challenging customer applications.

Starting bonus
If you start working at Kinkelder BV, you will receive a so called starting bonus of € 1,000: €250 after your trial period and €750 after your first contract is renewed.

The recruitment and selection process for this position has been outsourced to Gerben Eskes from Jobhunt (  or +31 6 206 250 48 ).
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Renate Giezenaar
HR Manager bij Kinkelder BV

Nijverheidsstraat 2
6905 DL Zevenaar

Telefoon: +31 (0) 316 58 22 00
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