TECHNICIAN 60-100%  


Your mission

Your mission will be to contribute to the technical execution of cutting-edge R&D and industrial projects in the field of crystalline silicon solar cells. This encompasses the fabrication of crystalline silicon solar cells and their characterization using CSEM's state-of-the-art facilities, as well as the communication of the results and the scheduling of the next steps with the team.

Your responsibilities

  • Preparation of silicon samples and tooling according to the experimental plan agreed with the team
  • Fabrication of high-performance solar cells using PECVD, PVD, and ALD tools and performing their daily maintenance (cleaning, holders’ preparation, targets exchange)
  • Performing characterization and metrology of the fabricated solar cells (ellipsometry, spectrophotometry, Hall effect measurement, current-voltage curves, etc.)
  • Performing data analysis and share the results with the team to guide the developments and to define next actions

Your profile


  • CFC laboratory technician in physic or in similar field
  • Work in clean-room environment
  • Basics in chemistry, materials science, opto-electronics
  • Know-how in vacuum-deposition tools is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Know-how in mechanical design (CAD, machining) is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Fluency in French, English and/or German is a plus

Interpersonal skills

  • Resourceful and proactive, able to jump from one task to another in an efficient way
  • Versatile and agile for being able to handle changes in the dynamic environment of R&D for renewable energy
  • Open-minded team player with good communication skills to interact constructively with colleagues and partners, in an international and diversified team

CSEM mission and values 

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry. We love 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 at the interface between research and industry, at the cutting edge of new technologies.
  • An innovative, non-profit, impact-oriented, and employee-driven company.
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment.

Working@CSEM means

  • Being part of a passionate community.
  • Having incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great development opportunities.
  • Benefiting from a management style based on trust & feedback, that favours a sustainable work-life balance

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 (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) via our job page. Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.