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

(Senior) Design Engineer in Product Development (80 – 100%)

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 R&D department is responsible for the development of new, future-oriented products, as well as further development and optimization of our existing product portfolio. Join our team.

Your area of responsibility

  • Evaluation and development of mechanical and optical components as well as materials in R&D projects 
  • In-house production and product support in cooperation with suppliers
  • Creation and management of product documentation according to CEDES process rules
  • Information hub between suppliers, Purchasing, R&D and Production with regard to mechanical and optical components
  • Conducting initial sample tests
  • Support and organization of prototype manufacturing
  • Support in change management, implementing and triggering necessary actions
  • Support to Product Management and Marketing in creating 3D models
  • Support to design technician apprentices desirable

Our requirements

  • Basic education as design technician and a higher Technician (HF) or Bachelor (FH) degree
  • Good user skills of 3D CAD, preferably Solidworks
  • Experience in designing die cast and injection molded parts
  • Solid knowledge of materials, production processes, design and standards
  • Ability to work in a team and to cooperate with other departments
  • Autonomous way of working and assertiveness
  • Quick grasp and readiness to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of optical systems would be an advantage
  • Project management skills would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English

Our offer

  • International environment and high-tech, future-oriented products
  • Experienced, motivated, interdisciplinary team 
  • Exciting projects and challenging tasks
  • Support in personal development and further education
  • 5 weeks holidays, 3 bridging days, as well as flexible working times and models
  • Modern workplace with a restaurant and a Starbucks corner


We look forward to receiving your complete application 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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