We employ around 400 people at our headquarters and recruit across all functions. From mechanical design to manufacturing, product management to process engineering, research to finance, and human resources to order processing, here is a listing of the latest job opportunities based in Switzerland. Click on the links below to find out more, make your application or submit your speculative CV.

For our market-oriented Business Unit Optoelectronics we are looking for a

Application Engineer 

To carry out this role you will probably have a higher education (e.g. Bachelor’s degree) in engineering, physics, materials science or equivalent. You will enjoy problem solving challenges, working with people from different cultures and countries and some travelling with lots of self-determination to get things done. Knowledge of vacuum and thin film technology would be great as would previous experience / knowledge of either the semiconductor, optoelectronics or photonics industries.


  • Developing and testing of new equipment and processes at Evatec
  • Giving advice and training in hardware and process issues to service technicians / customers
  • Commissioning of multi million dollar production tools for customers including:
  • Hardware and software tests according to test specifications / quality standards
  • Documentation of necessary adjustments before equpment shipment
  • Support for installation and final acceptance at customers around the world (FAT)



  • You will get all the initial training you need to get you started, but we will be encouraging you to learn new skills as well to get you ready for the next step on your career ladder
  • You will be joining a truly international environment working with interdisciplinary project teams from around the globe
  • No boring bureaucracy here - just quick decision making processes and flat hierarchies
  • If you love working independently and making your own decisions this is the place for you
  • Willingness to travel (10-20%)



  • Live in the beautiful Rhine valley surrounded by lakes and mountains with easy acces for hiking , climbing, water sports, or snow sports
  • Love city Life? ... then don´t worry it´s not far away either, (Chur 25 minutes , Zurich 1 hour 15 minutes) with easy access by public transport from right outside the company door
  • Your work environment and colleagues will make you feel at home, but so too will our flexible working practices, helping you enjoy life outside of work to the full

For more information please contact Swen Mallschützke, Recruiting Specialist, +41 81 403 8111.

We are looking forward to your application via our online-tool. apply here