Contribute to the rapidly growing development of the next sensor generations for e.g. smartphones and wearable devices.
Heptagon Advanced Micro Optics (now ams AG, Optical Sensor Solutions Division) provides industry leadership in sensing technology (proximity, time of flight, illumination, flash, structured light and imaging) that results from a unique combination of wafer-level integration, pragmatic innovation, total supply chain control, a culture of integrity, and a 20+ year track record of delivering breakthrough technologies to leading OEMs.
This research and development team is located in Zurich (Rüschlikon), Switzerland; development and manufacturing are in Singapore, Shenzhen, China, Taiwan & Malaysia; and business development and sales offices are located in Santa Clara, CA.
We are in the process of expanding our New Product Research team located in Zurich (Rüschlikon), Switzerland and looking for qualified candidates for a
Project Manager New Product Research (m/f)
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 (design, packaging, optics, testing), 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.
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 / IPMA certification
A broad business and technical aptitude
Flexible start-up mentality in a multinational company
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 the rapidly growing sensing environment
Heptagon/ams is a multinational company with 11’000 employees in 21 design centers across Europe, Asia and USA
Focused towards micro opto-electronic modules for sensing products for, but not limited to smartphones, tablets, smart TV, laptop as well as industrial and medical applications.
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 the Director New Product Research
If you are interested in an international, easy-going and flexibly environment, please send your full application to email@example.com.
Heptagon Oy, Espoo (SF), Zurich Branch
Herr Daniel Wassmer
Head of Finance, HR & Admin