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Product Development Engineer

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
26 June, 2020

Job Description

My client currently seeks a German speaking Product Development Engineer with experience in operational and production environments to drive internal programs across their Bern based manufacturing site. Our client is a market leader in a niche Electronic Manufacturing industry, offering a long term, global development program for the successful Product Development Engineer


Product Development Engineer, Bern, Switzerland


With an influx of significant new orders acquired over the last year my client seeks a strong communicator, well versed with delivering sometimes difficult messages to drive improvements in production processes and NPIs to meet customer expectations. You will be experienced in operating in innovative environments, having previously worked with R&D to bring products into production and then harmonised the process to deliver best in class practices to customers.


As Product Development Engineer you will assist existing processes by objectively assessing and proactively challenging manufacturing improvements. Through reviewing, challenging, and engaging all internal stakeholders towards implementing a focused, streamlined process you will work towards enhancing the global growth plan our client is delivering. With a key aim of reducing existing bottlenecks, removal of waste and improving new product introductions, as the Product Development Engineer you will also instigate training to create a sustainable lean culture.


As Product Development Engineer, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level in an Engineering discipline
  • A Lean Six Sigma Certification would be preferred
  • Previous experience of operating in a regulated industry background
  • Fluent in both German and English is mandatory
  • Proven experience of working with various System Architecture, ideally CAFCR
  • Previously identified, led and successful concluded projects
  • Stakeholder and people engagement experience is essential


If you are interested in applying for this Product Development Engineer role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007