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Head of Product Engineering for a global semicondutor company in scenic Zurich

Our Customer is a fully developed IC design and production company with more than 50 employees working in their Swiss headquarters. Additionally, they operate a dedicated design centre in China with 10 highly qualified IC design specialists. Their own real estate property is in the East of Switzerland. They operate their production and office facilities, including a large clean room ISO6 (class 1000) and a full featured quality lab.

Position:

Head of Product Engineering

Company:

Espros

City & country:

Zurich , Switzerland

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Your challenge:

  • Development of camera modules and accessories, based on camera chips, as well as development of application software as standard and customized products from concept to series production
  • Feasibility analyses, application engineering and customer support
  • Conversion of chip developments into marketable products with the tasks of
    • Evaluation support of the chip design
    • Characterization of the chips
    • Support of the production engineering with the qualification of the chips
  • Technical, personnel and administrative management of the interdisciplinary Product Engineering team
  • Project coordination and management
  • Familiarisation, training and support of team members
  • Planning, control and monitoring of development activities from concept to series maturity
  • Feasibility analyses with the development of the basis for the quotation
  • Cooperation in the development of product specifications together with customers
  • Development of camera modules and accessories based on our camera chips from concept to series maturity
  • Development and support of customer-specific application software, based on our modules
  • Application engineering and customer support for our modules and chips
  • Technical consulting and support of our “chip customers” especially in the design-in phase
  • Close cooperation with the R&D, M&S, P&L and Quality departments
  • Responsible for occupational safety in his area according to the separate job description “Member of the safety organisation”.
  • Active personnel development with the objective of optimally deploying and, if necessary, exchanging personnel (priorities: 1. social, 2. technical)
  • Active promotion of the team spirit “One company, one team, one spirit!

Your experience

  • Completed studies in electrical engineering, photonics or applied physics
  • Very good knowledge of the application of
    • Optical Physics
    • Optoelectronics
    • FPGA and image processing
  • Several years of professional experience as development engineer HW and SW
  • Professional experience in optics and optical sensor technology
  • Several years of professional experience as group leader and project manager
  • Willingness to become familiar with the technology, products and services of the company (semiconductor physics, microelectronics, optics, foundry)
  • Joy of customer contact
  • Flair for complex technologies
  • Determination, ability to work in a team and enjoyment of interdisciplinary tasks
  • Quick comprehension and recognition of correlations
  • High quality awareness, high willingness to provide services and independent, precise working methods
  • Proactive, flexible and resilient
  • Willingness to travel abroad worldwide
  • Good knowledge of PC software (Word, Excel, Internet)
  • Fluent (written and oral) in English for negotiation purposes

About Espros

ESPROS Photonics design, develop and manufacture world-class photonic technology solutions for the optoelectronics industry, imager designers, and researchers. The company is privately owned and currently employs 50 people at its headquarters in Sargans, Switzerland. They also have regional offices in the US and China. The factory in Switzerland is carved into the side of a mountain and consists of 5000m2 of production and office facilities, a 360m2 clean room and a fully equipped lab. They produce products such as photodiode arrays and amplifiers. Light barriers and curtain devices, line imager, output drivers, and optical filters. The company works with infrastructure, transportation and the building industry. They also supply the aerospace and medical sectors. They distribute to 9 different countries in Europe and Asia.

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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
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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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Head of Product Engineering

Company:

Espros

City & country:

Zurich , Switzerland

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