VAT is the global leader in the development and manufacture of vacuum valves, modules, bellows, and related services for the semiconductor and vacuum coating industries as well as for the research sector. The company employs about 1.800 people worldwide and is headquartered in Switzerland. Production and assembly takes place in plants in Switzerland, Romania, Malaysia and Taiwan.
You have a Master’s degree in physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering or related field with strong experience in semiconductor processes, vacuum science, contamination control, nanoparticle detection and IOT - technologies plus 3 to 5 years of professional experience in an international environment. A PhD would be beneficial.
You have proven experience in project management in an international environment. You have proven skills in developing and implementing new technologies into a high-tech environment. You have an excellent knowledge of the vacuum / semiconductor industry.
Personally you will fit well into our corporate culture and the international matrix organization if you are a hands-on manager who can effectively lead, motivate and drive a small high-caliber team. You enjoy working in an interdisciplinary mode and to cooperate across regions and functions. You can prioritize requests with respect to urgency and importance. Strong English and German language capabilities are required. Global travel to VAT’s customers and suppliers is required.