Sensor and Automation Specialist/Engineer (all genders)

Full Time
Dübendorf, Switzerland
Young Professional
September 14, 2023
Hybrid Remote

Unleash Your Expertise in Sensors, Testing, and Automation at Angst + Pfister where Science and Business come together!

Are you ready to dive into a role that combines technical brilliance with cutting-edge innovation? As a Sensor and Automation Engineer, you'll take the lead in pushing the boundaries of our Sensors, Testing, and Automation portfolio. Join us in our dynamic Group Engineering team at the Innovation Park and spearhead Research & Development projects that redefine industry standards.

Whether you're a young, eager graduate or a seasoned pro, we welcome your passion and expertise.


  • You support or lead Research & Development projects within the Group Engineering which are related to sensors, test machines and automation.
  • You manage the programming and automation of different machines.
  • You design, construct, improve and maintain test benches in our lab.
  • You support the layout definition and the organization of a new lab and building.
  • You design and perform initial sample and proof-of-concept tests.
  • You prepare engineering documentation and presentations.
  • You organize and contribute to meetings and events with internal and external parties.
  • You are responsible to plan projects and to make risk estimations against technical unforeseen and potential delays.
  • You carry out several activities with a solid customer orientation approach.


  • You have a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, Robotics Systems and Controls, Automation Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent. In suitable cases of relevant expertise in the field, a bachelor’s degree can be considered sufficient.
  • You bring along expertise in sensors, actuators, electronics, and control systems theory.
  • Solid background in mechanical engineering and programming (e.g., Siemens Tia/Beckhoff/B&R PLC or equivalent, Python, Arduino, ROS or similar).
  • Practical experience in building machines is a plus as well as know-how in electric circuits design and usage of suitable E-CAD tools.
  • Ability to promote continuous improvement while achieving the desired results.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Professional level in English and German.

The Angst+Pfister Group has been a leading development and production partner for industrial components for over 100 years. As a globally active product and materials specialist, Angst+Pfister serves customers - particularly in Europe and Asia. We develop and manufacture customized and innovative product solutions together with our customers.


  • You are part of a company that promotes trust and relies on your ability for self-management and personal responsibility.
  • You have the chance to work at the Innovation Park in Dübendorf, where science and business come together.
  • You work in a well-established company that serves a broad range of clients across different industries.
  • You are part of a young, dynamic team in an international environment and have individual career opportunities.

Ready to elevate Sensors, Testing, and Automation? Apply now and become a driving force in our Group Engineering team!

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