Process Engineer - Semiconductor Manufacturing (80-100%)

Adliswil, Switzerland

Broaden your integrated optics horizon at Polariton Technologies

Polariton Technologies is a start-up coming out of ETH Zurich developing cutting-edge devices for optical application. We are about to launch our first product based on a novel electro-optic modulator. We enable customers to send data with unprecedented speed and quality. The modulators are used in research and industry. Join Polariton and become part of our team producing the next generations of our products.

Your job includes

  • Optimize processes and procedures to improve repeatability, yield, and performance in close collaboration with our simulation, design, testing, and engineering team
  • Perform failure analysis, provide feedback for corrective actions and implement solutions
  • Develop new processes, design, execute, and analyze experiments to improve process capability, quality and efficiency. Qualify processes, create and maintain required process documentation, work instructions, and qualification procedures
  • Strongly contribute to the manufacturing of the next generation of photonic integrated circuits by taking responsibility for certain process modules and running these processes

As an ideal candidate you have

  • 3+ years hands-on cleanroom experience in nanofabrication & semiconductor processing and characterization
  • Strong experience in quality control and failure analysis methods
  • Self-motivation to deliver quality results in time-critical projects
  • Enjoys working together with cross-functional teams (design, simulation and fabrication)
  • Hands-on mentality, you enjoy creating and implementing new processes
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at the same time with proven success in meeting deadlines


  • Flexible working hours
  • Modern premises, close to the city and the lake of Zurich
  • Opportunity to develop your skills through trainings and mentoring
  • Short decision cycles, flat hierarchy, and the opportunity to drive decision making 
  • Great team spirit and drive to reach our vision together
  • Multiple social events throughout the year including an Afterwork event

If you are interested in working with us, please apply now!

Starting time: after negotiation

Location: Säumerstrasse 4, 8803 Rüschlikon

Please apply online.

Your contact: 

Chanel Docekal, Operations Associate, will be happy to answer your questions by email: or by phone:  +41 44 589 51 24