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Manage the entire product life from feasibility to production

The Cicor Group is a leading Swiss high-tech industrial group that is internationally active in advanced microelectronics, substrates and electronic solutions. The group offers complete outsourcing services and a broad range of innovative production technologies and electronic manufacturing services. Cicorel, part of the Cicor Group which is located near Neuchâtel in Switzerland, develops and pro- duces sophisticated custom-made printed circuit boards (PCBs) in close cooperation with its custom- ers in the medical, automotive, aerospace, defense and consumer industries. To support the growth of the organization and to develop further its activities, we are looking for a dynamic, skilled and ex- perienced

Manufacturing Engineer

In this exciting and challenging position, you will provide the technical interface to clients and be re- sponsible for managing the entire product life cycle of the assigned product lines, from feasibility study through prototyping and on to production.
Your missions

  • Technical interface to clients throughout the entire product life cycle
    • Feasibility, prototyping, ramp-up, volume production, end of life
  • New product introduction
    • Main technical interface for product development
    • Validation of product and process flow during initial phases
  • Continuous optimization of product performance
    • Monitor, analyze causes of rejects, identify improvement areas
    • Propose, validate & implement product / process improvements
  • Support to manufacturing in close collaboration with the process enegineers

Your profile

  • Engineering degree in microtechnics or electronics
  • Experience in product management in a highly technical environment (PCB, EMS, components...)
  • Ability to discuss customer constraints and needs at all levels
  • Experience in working with customers to lead NPI, product/process improvements
  • Knowledge of the technical constraints of PCB and of targeted industries would be an asset
  • Strong analytic work methodology, structured, synthetic, pragmatic
  • Production focused and hands-on problem solver
  • Customer-oriented and proactive working attitude
  • Good communicator in French and English, both verbally and in writing
If you are interested in this challenge and recognize yourself in this profile, do not hesitate to call us for additional information or to send your complete application by email. It is a rare opportunity to join a technology leader in the PCB industry, a challenging and dynamic work environment, as well as a motivated team working on very diverse assignments in terms of technologies and industries.

  • Job title Manufacturing Engineer
  • Sector Electrical engineering / Electronics / Optics
  • Occupational group Project Management / Engineering
  • Region Neuchâtel / Jura
  • reference number 3410.VD
  • Your consultant
    Jacques Laurent (JL)
    Jacques Laurent - jacques.laurent(at)
    Engineering Management Selection E.M.S. AG
    18, avenue d'Ouchy, 1006 Lausanne
    Tel. +41 21 613 70 00

„Hiking in the mountains during summer and winter, as well as cycling excursions, help me recharge and increase the levels of endurance and perseverance that are useful in my professional activities.“

Jacques Laurent

Tel. +41 21 613 70 00

Education & Experience

Dr Ing. EPFL in materials science; MBA HEC. Development, management, promotion, consulting and financing of businesses and innovative projects. Director and project manager of R&D within a multinational corporation active in food packaging in Switzerland and the US; CEO of a tech start-up; managing director of the EPFL Innovation Park; investment consultant for private equity and infrastructures for private investors and institutions, as well as consulting for business strategies and innovation. In-depth expertise in business and technology within French-speaking Switzerland.

Jacques Laurent
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