Available positions and jobs at CEDES: engineer, SMD testing assistant

Mechanical Design Engineer

As a leading manufacturer of innovative sensor solutions, CEDES constantly seeks to break new ground. This requires unconventional thinking, passion and a love of the job. Continuous growth in our core elevator and entrance automation markets means we can offer both experienced professionals and enthusiastic young talent the chance to grow with us.

The CEDES Group is active in the field of sensor technology based on photonics. The product range extends from simple light barriers to highly complex, processor-controlled 3D camera systems using the latest TOF (time-of-flight) technology.

The Automation Department plans, develops, and builds automation solutions and testing equipment for our in-house production. Join our interdisciplinary team of electronics technicians, software developers and mechanical engineers.

Your area of responsibility

  • Project lead and support in the introduction of new products into production 
  • Preparing automation concepts and requirements
  • Support in the evaluation of new testing and production equipment as well as new production processes
  • Project lead for improving existing production workflows
  • Planning and design of production equipment according to requester requirements, whereas ergonomics, efficiency enhancement and occupational safety play an important role
  • Definition and implementation of testing equipment standards with regard to mechanical design
  • Creating technical documentation
  • Support in general tasks within the department

Our requirements

  • Basic technical education (in mechanical design, automation, electromechanics or similar)
  • Further education (HF/FH)
  • Experience with CAD tools (ideally Solid Works)
  • Experience in the following areas:
    - Planning of production processes
    - Manufacturing of production equipment
    - Workplace design with regard to ergonomics, efficiency enhancement and occupational safety
  • Good knowledge of the current state of technology
  • Autonomous, dutiful, and goal-oriented way of working 
  • Quick comprehension and flexibility
  • Ability to cooperate with other departments
  • Entrepreneurial thinking 
  • Good knowledge of English

Our offer

  • International environment and high-tech, future-oriented products
  • Experienced, highly motivated team
  • Exciting projects and challenging tasks
  • Support in personal development and further education
  • 5 weeks holidays, 3 bridging days, flexible working times and models
  • Modern workplace with a restaurant and a Starbucks corner
  • Many employee benefits and discounts (fitness, retail, cars and more)


We look forward to receiving your complete resume online "Apply Now".

For data protection reasons, we only accept online applications.

CEDES AG, Science Park, CH – 7302 Landquart | +41 81 307 26 43

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