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EM Microelectronic-Marin SA

Head of Maintenance Section - Implant/Metal (a)

neuchâtel, switzerland
Full-time 100%
1 Day Home Office Possible

We work directly on behalf of EM Microelectronic-Marin SA and do not charge any agency fees.

What this position has to offer

  • Stable career with competitive employment conditions 🛡️
  • Immerse yourself in an international environment, gaining valuable global perspectives 🌍 
  • Engage with a wide variety of products in a dynamic and ever-changing work environment 🛍 
  • Join a prestigious organization that is part of the Swatch Group 🤝

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Job Summary

🔍 Are you a problem-solving pro? Do you bring an organized and methodical approach to your work? Have you cultivated experience in collaborating with external suppliers? Look no further!

🏭 As a recruitment partner of EM Microelectronic-Marin SA, we're searching for a Head of Maintenance Section - Implant/Metal (a) in a full-time role at Neuchâtel (Marin). In this role, you'll oversee the Implant-Metal Maintenance group, including machines, technicians, and services within IC Front-End Operations. Your mission is to ensure stable, predictable, and improved machine performance while staying within the constraints of time, resources, and costs.

⚖️ Your journey with EM Microelectronic-Marin SA guarantees stability, development prospects, work-life balance, and a highly motivated team. As a leader, you'll be in charge of managing teams, implementing procedures, and gaining technical expertise in a variety of activities. 🌟

📞 Ready to take the next step? Contact us now to schedule an initial interview!

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What You Will Be Doing

  • Enhance the preventive, predictive and curative maintenance of the equipment in terms of Safety, PM on Time, PM in Time, First Time Right, efficiency, Costs, MTBF, MTTR
  • Perform regular equipment performance analysis through a PDCA methodology by identifying Key Characteristics in collaboration with the Process Team
  • Oversee 8Ds and Task Forces when necessary with all the stakeholders
  • Manage the technicians team in terms of safety, organization, staffing of the shifts, behavior, team building in a positive social climate,
  • Develop the skills in order to increase the know-how in a sustainable manner for each collaborator and also for the Maintenance Team
  • Maintain and update documentation in the frame of the Quality System : procedures, checklists, standards and norms, information from equipment suppliers
  • Ensure a clear and structured communication throughout the maintenance group and within the IC FrontEnd organization
  • Be proactive with the suppliers by tracking the actions and by conducting recurrent interviews in order to have a continuous support and efficiency for the interventions
  • Track and Plan spare parts and service contracts costs
  • Provide technical inputs on new equipment acquisitions and manage the start-up and integration in the IC Front-End Operations
  • Perform a technological watch through documentation, exhibitions in order to improve the efficiency of the Maintenance, and by the way, the performance of the Manufacturing
  • Manages: 3-10 direct reports

What You Bring To The Job

  • HES Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Leadership/Management Training and Certificate
  • Several years of maintenance experience in Microelectronics, especially in Implant-Metal area
  • Several years experience in a managerial role
  • Project management experience
  • At least experience in two of the following quality management tools and methodologies: 5S, 8D, FMEA Equipment, FDC (Maestria)
  • Leads teams driving long term performance improvement
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Organized and methodical
  • Excellent team work & stress management capabilities
  • Experience in dealing and collaborating with external suppliers
  • Experience: Management Role
  • english: C1 – Advanced


  • french: C1 – Advanced


The team of EM Microelectronic-Marin SA is known for its open and collaborative spirit, working together cohesively to achieve common goals. The team is a diverse, international group that values cooperation and support, making sure that every member has the resources they need to succeed.

  • Reports to: Maintenance Manager
  • Colleagues: 40
  • Team Language: French and English


Good development opportunities

Life Insurance

Work-life balance

Very driven and constructive collaboration

Laptop and cell phone

About EM Microelectronic-Marin SA

EM Microelectronic is a semiconductor manufacturer specializing in the design and production of ultra-low power, low voltage integrated circuits (IC) for battery and field powered applications in various consumer and automotive industries. Through close collaboration with its teams and its diverse manufacturing expertise, EM Microelectronic delivers customized IC modules or end products to its customers using low-power analog and digital design techniques and mastery of power management circuits.

  • Industry: Electrical engineering
  • Founded: 1968

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