SUSS MicroOptics SA is part of the SUSS MicroTec Group (100%) and a leading manufacturer of microoptical components and systems for a broad range of industries. We are currently employing 70 people and are growing steadily. Applications of our microoptics can be found in the following industries: medical, semiconductor, telecom, datacom, optical sensing and research. All manufacturing takes place in-house. SUSS MicroOptics has a state-of-the-art cleanroom for fabricating microoptics on 200mm wafers. We are located in the beautiful Swiss three-lake region in the town Hauterive, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Process Engineer
Plasma Etching – Automation Engineer (80%-100%)

Location: Hauterive, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Your Tasks

  • Ensure daily production, organize, implement and maintain production process flow
  • Develop new or improve existing Plasma etching processes in order to reduce production costs and increase production capacity
  • Establish reliable plasma etching machine conditions. Identify and prevent machine failure.
  • Investigate operational problems affecting production, detect non conformities, reporting and recommending solutions
  • Improve Automation and HMI on SÜSS ICP etchers. Modify existing automation system for easy identification and troubleshooting of machine fault
  • Create, update working instructions, process documents
  • Train and supervise operator/technician staff.

Your profile

  • B. Sc. / M. Sc. Degree in Electrical/Automation or related field to Microtechnology
  • 3+ years experience in a field related to Microtechnology
  • Knowledge of C-more supported PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) would be a plus
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Good communications abilities for team work
  • Comfortable with English language

We offer

  • Rapid growing business environment
  • Positive working atmosphere in a motivated team
  • Multinational environment


If you recognize yourself in the description of a dynamic and communicative process & quality engineer, send us your cover letter and resume to:

SUSS MicroOptics SA
Rouges Terres 61
Hauterive 2068

Tel. +41 32 566 44 44