SwissSEM offers you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures, results driven and progress oriented approach we will create tomorrow.

Lead Engineer Product Development Power Devices

Department: Design, Technology & Project Management
Experience: min. 5 years
Language: C1 - Highly Advanced
Location: Switzerland


We are looking for an experienced Product Engineer in the field of power semiconductors and in particular, in the area of Silicon IGBT, Diodes and MOSFETs. As a recognized expert in power device community you are familiar with design and process simulations and you understand the processes in a semiconductor factory. Your international experience enables you to fluently discuss and exchange your ideas, solve issues sustainably in a goal-oriented manner across cultures and help us to broaden our product portfolio. Your project management background, your hands-on approach and your strong sense of ownership will drive the projects supported by a high-class team of experts at SwissSEM Technologies.


  • You will act as a leading technical expert and be responsible for design and development in the complex manufacturing process of power semiconductor devices (Si & SiC).
  • Establish and maintain the product platform using process and device simulations, provide advanced technical solutions in a cutting-edge cleanroom manufacturing environment.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the device designers to implement application tailored chip designs into robust process flows that meet the required performance and yield.
  • Project management: Definition of project scope and objectives ensuring technical feasibility, resource allocation using modern tool and techniques for stakeholder management, risks mitigation and performance monitoring.
  • Guide internal and external manufacturers towards new products and improve existing technology in a goal-oriented and efficient manner.
  • Interpret the electrical performance, foresee challenges in the existing technology and interlink with the product design.
  • Identify and secure critical intellectual property and contribute to ensure IP clearance for volume manufacturing.
  • Establish key partnerships with universities and industry and expand the company’s business network.
  • Present the results at international conferences, peer reviewed journals and trade shows.


  • Your basis is a PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering or a similar field with excellent knowledge in semiconductor device physics.
  • Beyond that, you bring more than 5 years of experience in academia or industry in the field of power devices, ideally comprising TCAD simulation and device manufacturing.
  • You are an experienced project manager with a strong skill set in technical reporting, risk mitigation, and schedule optimization.
  • As a strong self-driven team player, you convince us with your passion and dedication to improve power semiconductor chip technology
  • You strive to share your knowhow, challenge the status-quo and create an added value for our company
  • You are fluent in English

We offer

  • An exciting opportunity
  • Attractive compensation
  • Training courses to maintain proficiency
  • Good work life balance
  • Modern workplace and flexibility

Apply for this position

Please apply directly online and, if applicable, upload your materials as specified on the job posting.
Apply for this Position

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. To learn more, go to the Privacy Page.