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System Engineer (F/H) 100%

WorkplaceNeuchâtel, Central Switzerland, Switzerland
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Facing the Challenges of our time

Help us grow and be more impactful!

The “Precision Mechanisms” group of our “Instrumentation” Business Unit, based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, is looking for a highly skilled System Engineer.


Your mission

Your mission will be to coordinate technical developments in the field of precision mechanisms for scientific instrumentation.

Your responsabilities

As a Systems Engineer, your main responsibilities will be the following:

  • Take charge of the technical coordination of multidisciplinary projects, in particular of complex mechatronic systems for the space market
  • Project management of research projects in term of cost and planning
  • Participate in the concept evaluation, design, manufacturing and validation of our developments
  • Prepare and manage proposals in response to competitive public tenders for projects
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Prepare contractual documents to be sent to clients
  • Stay abreast of the state of the art
  • Identify and propose multidisciplinary solutions to strengthen our technology portfolio
  • Maintain and develop an internal and external professional network



  • Superior level of education (MSc) in mechanics, micro-engineering, space engineering or equivalent with at least 5 years of successful professional experience
  • Strong skills and experience in multidisciplinary systems projects
  • Very good Knowledge in mechanical design and mechatronic systems
  • Experience with mechanical CAD tools (Solidworks)
  • Good knowledge in the design of flexure-based mechanisms
  • Knowledge of job-specific rules, processes and activities
  • Knowledge of space project standards is an advantage

Interpersonnal skills

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Leader in the technical part of proposals
  • Out of the box thinking and innovative
  • Good team player
  • Ability to collaborate with various internal partners across the organization
  • Customer and results-oriented
  • Natural curiosity and ability/interest to deal with multidisciplinary activities
  • Analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Fluency in French and in English

We offer

CSEM mission and values

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry. Our objective is to make an impact on our customers and on society at large in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. Our strength is the excellence of our people, about 550 passionate specialists dedicated to innovation and technology transfer. We believe that strong values support the successful development of our organization as well as the harmonious and balanced development of all our employees.

We are

  • A unique place between research and industry at the cutting edge of new technologies
  • An innovative, non-profit, and employee-driven company
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment
  • A solar team focused on enabling solutions to energy challenges for a sustainable world

WorkingCSEM means

  • being part of a passionate community
  • incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great opportunities of development
  • benefit from a management style based on trust & feedback and that favors a work-life balance

Contact and Address

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity.

We look forward to receiving your complete application file via (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) our job page.

Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.


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In your application, please refer to myScience.co.nl and reference JobID 16569.