Switzerland

We employ around 380 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 Evatec Switzerland at our Headquarter we are looking for a

Head of Operations / Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Are you ready to have a profound impact in the high-tech industry?

Evatec is a Swiss company with offices in the US, Europe and Asia is seeking an inspiring and innovative Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our Executive Board at our head office in Trübbach. We specialize in the development, production and sale of high-tech thin film deposition equipment for the semiconductor, optical and optoelectronics markets. From high brightness LEDs in our cars to the sensors and filters in our mobile phones our know how enables the world’s leading manufacturers to deliver solutions for autonomous driving, smart wearables and hand held and high performance 5G mobile networks.

As our COO, you will:

  • Collaborate with Leadership: Work closely with the CEO, CMO, and CFO to develop and implement our overarching operational strategy, including our Supply Chain strategy.
  • Drive Operational Excellence: Monitor and evaluate performance against strategic targets, establish KPIs, and streamline manufacturing processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize resources.
  • Lead and Inspire: Guide and develop our Assembly, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Order Processing teams.
  • Mentor and Develop Talent: Provide mentorship and coaching to build a skilled, flexible workforce committed to operational excellence.
  • Champion Continuous Improvement: Implement lean manufacturing principles to optimize workflows, material flow, and the work environment, ensuring top-notch Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) standards.
  • Ensure Timely Deliveries: Oversee people development in assembly and logistics to guarantee on-time assembly and testing of all systems.

Your Profile:

  • Education: Technical university degree or equivalent, complemented by business education. 
  • Experience: Proven leadership in manufacturing operations within a global high-tech equipment manufacturing environment.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and teamwork skills, strong cross-cultural abilities, risk management knowledge, and expertise in value engineering and lean management.
  • Leadership: Demonstrated strong leadership capabilities.
  • Languages: Fluent in German and English; additional language skills are a plus.

What’s in it for you:

  • Strategic Impact: As a member of the Executive Board, play a pivotal role in shaping Evatec's future, driving innovation, and making a tangible impact.
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive compensation package, flexible workplace models, and a great work of-the-art work environment.
  • Team Spirit: Be part of a corporate culture that values togetherness, teamwork, and a strong sense of community.
  • Work-Life Balance: Relish the opportunity to work in an area rich with outdoor activities - from water sports, climbing, hiking, skating, and road biking in the summer to skiing and cross-country skiing in the winter - and yet within 1 hour to the cities of Chur, St. Gallen and Zürich.
Apply today: Are you ready to be a key player in Evatec's success story?
For more information or to apply, please contact Swen Mallschützke, Recruiting Specialist, at swen.mallschuetzke@evatecnet.com or apply here