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Head of Development for Optical Systems Photonics Solutions in scenic Zurich

With its 300 employees, our client, a subsidiary from a German group which stands for globally recognized quality and highest precision in the world of optics. Using state-of-the-art technologies and processes, their employees create the most sophisticated optics for applications in surveying, medical and semiconductor technology as well as in the field of special technology. With highly motivated and well-trained employees, they ensure the top quality of their products for a worldwide clientele.

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Head of Development

City & country:

Zurich , Switzerland

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Your challenge:

  • Technical project management and system engineering of customer-specific product developments and internal projects along the development process from acquisition to production maturity; Feasibility and concept studies, specification of specifications, design and construction, prototypes, including coordination of interfaces
  • Project work in interdisciplinary teams for product and technology development
  • Support of our sales in technical questions and in the processing of inquiries; Calculations of manufacturing costs, scheduling and feasibility studies with production and supply chain, coordination of specifications with sales / customer, production and suppliers
  • Participation and support in product maintenance, documentation and clarification of production and quality-relevant issues, support of manufacturing in the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and critical situations
  • Building and managing of a developer / project team

Our offer

  • Autonomous work and freedom for the integration of own ideas
  • A systematic introduction to the job and market environment
  • Diverse area of responsibility with interesting customers in a dynamic, international environment

Your experience

  • Successfully completed degree in engineering or natural science
  • At least 3-5 years professional experience in relevant development environment (optical industry)
  • Proven project management experience, preferably in the industrial environment
  • In-depth knowledge in applied optics and in the design of opto-mechanical / mechatronic systems with a high technical understanding of the system
  • Independent and results-oriented working method, analytical thinking, communication skills as well as strong team and customer orientation
  • Very good German and English knowledge in spoken and written

About Zurich

Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city with a population over 409,000. Its central Europe location means France, Germany and Austria are as close as an hour away. It is a transport hub for the county, with rail, road and air networks converging here. Zurich BH station is the busiest railway station in the world. The international airport flies to 60 different countries and is situated just 10km outside of the centre. It’s a global city with one of the largest financial centres in the world. The main industries are banking and R&D. Zurich is known as one of the wealthiest cities in the world and ranks consistently top on Mercer’s quality of life surveys. There are so many reasons to love living in Zurich as an expat. Will you be next?

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About Switzerland

Switzerland is in the heart of Europe and borders no less than 5 countries. As such, it is a truly multilingual, multicultural society. Most adults speak at least 2 languages, plus English. It consistently polls number 1 for quality of life. This is due to the clean, safe, natural environment, excellent infrastructure and the large disposable income of its residents. It’s no surprise that hundreds of expats have chosen to make their home here. The country has a reputation for finance and high technological innovation and provides opportunities for many adventurous engineers.

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Fernando,
Senior Software Engineer
Zurich - Switzerland

Hi! My name is Fernando and I am an software engineer, currently working at ABB in Turgi. I have lived in Zurich since July 2015 and I am still enjoying it.

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