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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?


Then look no further and join our R&D team in Männedorf, Zürich as Motion Control Engineer


Motion Control Engineer 80-100%


What you will do


As Motion Control Engineer you support project teams in design, integration and parametrization of systems for challenging motion and robotic applications.

You act as intermediary, linking hardware, electronics and firmware.

You maintain and optimize a multi-functional motion controller including a set of integration and verification tools.

You participate in the further development of our motion control technology and evaluate new approaches and procedures.


What you bring along

  • Technical background in electro-technics or similar technical discipline, complemented by a degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering or similar (BSc, MSc, FH, ETH)
  • Know-how in Feedback Control Systems, Motion Control and Signal Processing
  • Interest in Robotics and Motor Control
  • Experience in script languages (Python, Lua)
  • Experience in Matlab/Octave is a plus
  • Programming Know-How in C/C++ is a plus
  • Self-reliance, orientation on quality and sense of responsibility
  • Proficiency in German and English, written and spoken

What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses 
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities) 
  • Strong company culture with rich history 
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich 


Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).

We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.

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We care about people - Join the market leader.
People every day all around the world will benefit from more personalized healthcare. The promise of better, faster, more cost efficient solutions is now within our grasp. And that’s the world in which Tecan plays a vital role – helping advance healthcare – through advanced life science research and diagnostic solutions. We constantly seek new ways to steer innovation.

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Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH