Vacancies Global Production Trainer (m/f)
Surface Solutions Segment | Balzers



Global Production Trainer (m/f)

We are looking for a Global Production Trainer (m/f) for our worldwide Oerlikon Balzers coating centers. As an expert for coating and production processes you train our plant and production managers about the globally defined production technology and standards. You report to the Head of Operations Audits and training. This position is open to all worldwide Oerlikon locations.




  • You coach and train our plants and production managers about production processes and production technology on a global level.
  • You develop training modules in line with Oerlikon Balzers standards and ensure sustainable knowledge transfer.
  • After successfully completing the training program you qualify and certify the training participants.
  • As Lead Auditor (m/f) you take over the implementation and conduction of operational audits.
  • You document the operations audits using the AuditTool and you track the implementation of the audit actions.
  • You train and develop new Operations Auditors through mentoring and assessment.


We expect

  • You have a technical education and minimum 10 years’ experience as production manager/plant manager or service technician/manager.
  • You have a proven knowledge in PVD/PACVD coating/ vacuum technology and you are willing to share your expertise.
  • Thanks to your previous working history you have a deep understanding of the infrastructure of a coating factory.
  • You are willing to travel internationally (up to 50 %).
  • You are a team player, self-driven with a positive mindset and hands-on mentality.
  • You have the relevant experience in international and cross-cultural business environment.
  • You have good communication skills in English and have a good command on MS Office.


We offer

  • Wide scope of responsibility and a variety of tasks allowing you to make a real impact on the company’s success.
  • A dynamic and ambitious team working in an excellent atmosphere.
  • Short information and decision-making paths.
  • Attractive compensation package.


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in sur-face solutions, advanced materials and materials pro-cessing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1 350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Oerlikon Surface Solutions Segment includes the two brands Balzers and Metco. Oerlikon Balzers is a world leading supplier of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of components and tools. Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces with coating solutions and equipment, materials, and services. The segment operates a network of more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centers in 35 countries. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.


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Yvonne Cantarella
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