Do you want to be a part of a leading international high-tech company and actively work towards our success? Sensirion develops and manufactures all its sensors and sensor solutions at its headquarters in Switzerland. This allows us to offer positions in various departments, including development, production, and sales and marketing. We constantly develop the best solutions for our international customers with the help of our global sales offices. Learn more about the diverse range of job profiles offered by Sensirion in our overview.
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R&D Project Leader
As an R&D project leader, you will take on sole responsibility for management and execution of challenging research and development projects. Your active participation will be required not only in the project definition and planning, but also in the implementation and subsequent evaluation of these projects. You will make prompt decisions, monitor progress and coordinate an uninterrupted flow of information between all colleagues involved in the project.
Profile: physics, electrical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering
R&D Engineer Products
As an R&D engineer, you are responsible for diverse, mostly international, projects, and play an active role in the development and implementation of new products. You will work on prototypes and carry out various experiments and measurement evaluations in the lab. You will focus on customer requirements and review their technical feasibility.
Profile: physics, electrical engineering, mechanical Engineering
Employee testimonial: Mark Hornung, Director R&D Gas Flow
R&D Engineer Processes
As an R&D Engineer Processes, you will be responsible for the design and development of the processes required for the high-volume production of our sensors, depending on the focus, in the MEMS, Test and Calibration area or Packaging and Assembly.
In close cooperation with project management, you will define the requirements for processes and coordinate their implementation with your counterparts in the technology groups (Software, Hardware, Automation, etc.) and with external suppliers. You will qualify the manufactured systems and processes, and deliver them to Production. As the process owner, you will monitor and analyze your processes in order to continually improve quality and performance, thus laying the groundwork for the creation of innovative products.
Profile: mechanical engineering, mechatronics, process engineering, electrical engineering, microsystems technology, physics, material sciences
Employee Testimonial: Dario Lenherr, Junior Process Engineer and Roman Erne, Team Leader Process Engineering Humidity
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As a software engineer, you will play a central role in the development process of our latest sensor solutions, transforming the basic hardware product into a comprehensive solution. You will ensure that our sensor products deliver optimum performance, enabling provision of comprehensive and individually calibrated sensors for all our customers. All your activities will be closely product-related.
In our Mobile & Consumer Business software team, you will revolutionize the world of mobile sensor data. At Sensirion, the Internet of Things and the smart home are already a reality. You will put your creativity into practice and actively shape the modern world.
Profile: Computer science, software development, electrical engineering, physics, microsystems technology, mechanical engineering
Employee testimonial: John Oldridge, Software Engineer
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As a hardware engineer, you will independently create the concept and design of hardware and firmware, and will be responsible for its verification. You will use your knowledge of analog and digital circuit design in a varied range of projects. You will also assist in the constant refinement of hardware for our high-tech testing and calibration systems, in order that our high volume products can be calibrated and tested efficiently and reliably. Your expertise will be used to answer design and support queries from internal and external customers, and you will work closely with purchasing, production and various development teams.
Profile: electrical engineering
Employee Testimonial: Flurin Looser, R&D Engineer Hardware / Firmware
IC Design Engineer
As an IC design engineer, you will oversee the development of our silicon chips, from specification to production. As an analog or digital designer, you will be responsible for design architecture, implementation, verification, subsequent drafting of the layout, and validation of the functionality of finished chips in the lab.
As a test engineer, you will be responsible for the evaluation and characterization of chips, as well as for the development of the test program for the production trials. Working with software and hardware/firmware teams, you will design the Sensirion-specific test systems.
Profile: electrical engineering, microelectronics, physics
As an automation engineer, you will work at the interface of development and production. You will be responsible for automation projects in the development of production facilities from simple devices to highly complex equipment. You will work closely with our specialist software and hardware personnel and process engineers. Your innovative solutions will enable us to produce high-precision sensors of the smallest dimensions, in large quantities and to the highest quality standards.
Profile: Engineering degree or technical degree (automation, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering)
Employee Testimonial: Martin Fitzi, Principal Design Engineer
R&D Engineer MEMS Technologies
As R&D engineer in the MEMS technologies division, you are chiefly responsible for developing Sensirion's MEMS manufacturing processes. You play a proactive role in MEMS projects to develop new sensors and further develop existing ones. First and foremost, you are responsible for technical implementation all the way through to serial production. During the development phase you are also in charge of various tasks in our own on-site cleanrooms.
Profile: microtechnology, electronics, materials science, physics, mechanical engineering
MEMS Packaging Engineer
As a MEMS packaging expert, you will work on pioneering packaging processes for our sensors, and coordinate packaging for new sensor solutions internally and externally (with packaging companies in Asia). Your technical expertise and experience will accompany packaging projects from the prototype phase through to the start of production. You will deal with the various IC packaging types and the related analytical techniques for package structures and materials, and acquire a deeper knowledge of the various packaging process.
Profile: microsystems technology, electrical engineering, physics, materials sciences
As a market manager, you will be responsible for strategic planning and positioning of our company in the relevant market. You will carry out regular market reviews and work out concrete strategies to expand our position as a market leader. You will work closely with the relevant key account managers and exchange information regularly with colleagues from product management and marketing/communications. You will also serve your own customers.
Profile: Degree in a technical or scientific field (physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering)
Employee testimonial: Heiko Ulmer, General Manager SAS
As a product manager, you will monitor current customer and market needs and observe future trends in a dynamic market environment. You are the link between development and global sales, and will be responsible for sales-side support for various development projects. In addition to the definition of new sensor solutions, you will deal with existing products throughout their lifecycle. You define specifications, cost requirements and market strategies for each product. You will also lend your expertise to the various key account managers.
Profile: physics, electrical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering, interdisciplinary sciences
Key Account Manager
As a key account manager, you will be responsible for the commercial and technical support of our key customers and the acquisition of new accounts. You will actively analyze the requirements of our international customers and work out complex, tailored solutions. Additionally, you will carry out regular market reviews and attend relevant trade fairs. As a link between the development and production departments and the customer, you will oversee the various development projects through to product maturity, and assist product management in the compilation of documents relating to sales.
Profile: Degree in a technical field (physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering)
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Inside Sales Manager
With your technical flair, inside sales managers boost our international operations and our constantly expanding inside sales team. You will look after our international customer relationships and constantly develop new ones. You will work closely with field sales staff in your own sales area, and support customer and sales partners on a range of issues. As the link between customers, field sales staff and our technical departments, you will collaborate on various internal and external sales projects. You will compile sales statistics, prepare for and review discussions with customers, and maintain our customer database.
Profile: commercial or technical training
Technical Customer Supporter
Your main task as a technical customer support agent is the support of existing customers for all standard Sensirion products. Technical support is crucial. You will be the first point of contact for written and telephone customer queries, and will advise our customers efficiently and expertly. You will also regularly draw up offers, accept orders and process various tasks.
Profile: Training in a technical field, technical business management
Program managers take on product responsibility for our market-leading high-tech products. As well as preparation and execution of large-scale ramp-ups, you will oversee mass production of very high volume semiconductor sensors. You will work closely with development, production, marketing and sales, in order to continuously improve current products. At Sensirion, you will have the opportunity to make an active contribution to the continuous enhancement of our structures, tools and workflows.
Profile: engineering sciences, physics
Employee Testimonial: Rob Teng, Program Manager
Become the expert on the technical properties of our products. Your technical knowledge will expand our production yield, making you a key contact for the development, sales and production departments. Yield engineers are responsible for the collection, evaluation, monitoring and documentation of measurement data from the production process. You will also work systematically to find solutions for production problems, and find appropriate action strategies through testing and analysis.
Profile: engineering sciences, physics
Supply Chain Planner
As a supply chain planner, you will apply specialist expertise to the management of all interaction between development, supply chain and production. You will be responsible for the monthly creation of sales and operations plans for each product area, and for volume planning and management for service providers related to production. You will develop our supply chain planning and control processes, and maintain our materials master data in the ERP and MES system. Throughout all these activities, you will maintain close contact with the sales and marketing, order processing, purchasing, logistics and production departments.
Profile: industrial engineering, production technology, business informatics
Strategic Purchasing Specialist
Strategic purchasing specialists deal with the various categories of materials required for the development and production of our sensors, working to the highest commercial and technical specifications. You procure materials and are responsible for strategic planning and contract and price negotiations. You will select, develop and support suppliers on the basis of defined technical and economic factors, and maintain a constant overview of trends in national and international markets. Additionally, you will support the optimization of purchasing processes and the on-going minimization of the total cost of ownership (TCO).
Profile: physics, microelectronics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, business informatics, degree in procurement
As an equipment specialist, you are responsible for the continual maximization and optimization of equipment availability. You will also work, as part of a continuous improvement process (CIP), to ensure that the production equipment is maintained in a serviceable condition. You will independently plan, implement and document maintenance, calibration and repair work, and oversee the installation and commissioning of new production equipment. Additionally, you will be a point of contact for external suppliers and service technicians for various technical issues.
Profile: automation engineer, electronics engineer or similar (electrotechnical apprenticeship)
Operators work with a high degree of precision to ensure smooth production of our high volume sensors. You specialize in either manual or mechanical sensor assembly. Your skills ensure that functional sensors, used around the world in all kinds of applications, are produced from their myriad components.
Profile: polymechanics, completed apprenticeship (experience as an operator desirable)
Employee testimonial: Burim Shemo, Team Leader Sensor Integration
As a cleanroom operator, you will be responsible for highly complex procedures and instruments involved in wafer finishing, using semiconductor industry technologies. You will attend to and supervise the evaluation, testing and accurate documentation of cleanroom processes. You will regularly verify facilities and equipment to ensure sensors are of maximum quality. Compliance with safety regulations and guidelines for cleanroom work is central to all your activities.
Profile: basic technical training, experience as a cleanroom operator or in electronics manufacturing
Employee Testimonial: Thomas Bittner, Team Leader Micromachining
We endeavor to ensure that our products and services measure up to the most stringent quality standards, and we place great importance on the management of product quality during development, volume production and ramp down. As a quality engineer, you will play an active role in this quality assurance, supporting our efforts to continually improve our production processes and services. You will be responsible for preventative measures such as internal audits, risk assessment and reduction (FMEA), and the processing of customer complaints. To ensure optimum customer satisfaction, you will carry out efficient root cause analyses and actively contribute proposals for potential corrective measures.
Profile: Degree in a technical or scientific field (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials sciences, physics)
Employee Testimonial: Volker Born, Team Leader Quality Management
Reliability engineers test and qualify innovative and pioneering sensors, working with a young, motivated team. You will support quality planning in the development of sensors and processes, and carry out reliability tests on microsensors and modules. You will also take care of and constantly enhance the reliability test infrastructure. Where necessary, you will initiate and follow up on failure analyses, and coordinate collaboration with external laboratories and institutes. Your efforts will ensure our customers benefit from new, qualified products in the shortest time.
Profile: degree in a technical or scientific field (physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials sciences)
Employee testimonial: Kilian Flöhr, Reliability Engineer
IT System Engineer
As an IT system engineer, you are responsible for the construction, maintenance and operation of a complex, international IT production environment designed for 24/7 operation. Your remit will include management and maintenance of almost 250 virtualized servers and the virtualization platforms, as well as provision of support of the WAN and the infrastructure in our international subsidiaries. You will take an active part in the design and implementation of new IT infrastructure solutions.
Profile: Computer science (federal certificate/degree), system technology
Employee Testimonial: Sven Meyer, Senior IT System Engineer
Business Application Manager
As a business application manager, you will strengthen the process environment at Sensirion. Your knowledge of SAP-ERP and CRM will make an active contribution to the development of our business intelligence systems, and assist our technical departments in the compilation of informative BO reports. You will also have the opportunity to work on various exciting business applications projects – for instance, the integration of subsidiaries or migration to a new ERP system.
Profile: business informatics, industrial engineering or completed education in computer science
Creating Sensor Solutions for a Smarter World
Sensirion produces intelligent sensor solutions for greater energy efficiency, comfort and health, and provides millions of sensors to international automotive and medical technology companies. But how are sensors actually made? What does it take to develop sensors and produce them in high volumes? Which employees at Sensirion are responsible for which activities?