R&D Process Engineer (Junior/Senior)


At Optotune, we're revolutionizing the world of optics with our innovative solutions. As a Process Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the production processes that drive our ground breaking optical products forward. You'll work in our state-of-the-art facilities surrounded by a team of brilliant minds dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible.


  • Process and process flow design optimized for high yield and throughput
  • Develop fixtures, tooling, and equipment for prototypes and high-volume manufacturing of new products in collaboration with Mechanical Engineering
  • Design and carry out feasibility studies of prototypes targeted for mass production in close collaboration with Product Engineering and Operations
  • Responsible for process validation, and release of the developed processes including capability studies, statistical process control, root cause analysis, and troubleshooting of errors
  • Select, install, modify, and maintain process equipment including IQ, OQ, PQ
  • Process documentation, integration of process into production management environment, and training of co-workers on the new processes
  • Travel up to 10% to transfer the developed processes to multiple production sites
  • Collaborate and contribute in multidisciplinary project teams


  • MSc degree in microtechnology, chemistry, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent (Uni or FH)
  • Experience in process development, preferably in high volume manufacturing environment
  • Lean Six Sigma experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge in micro-assembly and semiconductor processing (MEMS), surface activation technologies
  • Knowledge in MEMS and semiconductor processing, surface activation technologies
  • Knowledgeable of optical metrology methods (Interferometer, Spectrometer, etc.)
  • Familiarity with FMEA, Gage R&R, DOE, SPC and other statistical modelling
  • Proficient in reading/interpreting engineering drawings and geometric dimensioning
  • Open-minded for challenging ideas in dynamic environments with changing priorities
  • Quick thinker, creative, persistent, and empathic
  • Proficiency in English, and German is an advantage

Why us?

  • A competitive salary with ESOP
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Generous vacation policies
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth
  • A collaborative and fast-paced work environment
  • Start-up flair mixed with SME professionalism
  • Flexible working environment & home office
  • Respectful and supportive culture with a lot of fun
  • We are extremely international and proud of our diversity in every aspect
  • Awesome regular company events!

Join us in shaping the future of optics and unlock your potential at Optotune! Apply now and let's innovate together. Only CV in English is needed.

Please note that we DO NOT engage with personal agencies for this position.

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201-500 employees
Medical Equipment Manufacturing

Optotune develops and manufactures industry shaping active optical components that allow customers around the globe to innovate.


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