20 days ago

Project Manager Optoelectronics Product Development (m/f)

Heptagon Oy

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Project Manager Optoelectronics Product Development (m/f)

We are in the process of expanding our Time-of-Flight sensors development team located in Zurich (Rüschlikon), Switzerland and looking for qualified candidates for a

Project Manager Optoelectronics Product Development (m/f)

Your role

This position provides leadership to one or more cross-functional project teams to develop new products according to specification, timeline and budget.

The main responsibilities will be:


  • Directly responsible for the overall success of new product development projects from product definition until mass production ramp up;
  • In charge of all internal cross-department liaising: different engineering teams (IC design, packaging, optics, testing, SW/FW), production, qualification;
  • To produce project monitoring and evaluation documentation; to prepare and conduct presentations (company internal and for customers); organize project steering meetings and ensure that minutes will be taken, action items defined and actions executed;
  • Negotiate and resolve issues as they arise across areas of the project and where they impact on other activities, systems and projects;
  • Regular travelling will be required for this position

Your profile

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Optical/Electrical Engineering or other relevant engineering field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the following:
  • working in a new product development environment with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones
  • developing products for high volume production
  • preferably a background in consumer electronics and/or semiconductor industry
  • proven project leadership experience to bring product from concept to production on time and within budget
  • PMP certification
  • A broad business and technical aptitude
  • Good communication and presentation skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, finds creative ways for getting things done

What we offer


  • International, fast pace job in a rapidly growing environment
  • Heptagon is a multinational company with locations in Singapore, Switzerland, USA, China, Taiwan & Malaysia with approximately 2'400 employees worldwide and growing
  • Focused towards micro opto-electronic modules for imaging, light and sensing products for, but not limited to, smartphones, tablets, smart TV, laptop and gaming
  • Interaction with high profile, well-known companies in the space of consumer electronics
  • Attractive and competitive benefits
  • Young and hungry team, startup mentality, hands on
  • Reporting to Global Program Manager


Heptagon Oy
Frau Michèle Senn
HR Assistentin
Moosstrasse 2
8803 Rüschlikon