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Workshop Supervisor (m/f) R&D facility for internal diameter coating

Workshop Supervisor (m/f) R&D facility for internal diameter coating


  • Leading a team of thermal spray operators performing coating of prototypes, small batch series production and process development of thermal spray coatings in cylinder bores
  • Responsible for preparation, planning and control of production and documentation of R&D projects and small series production orders
  • Managing stock levels (e.g. materials and tooling)
  • Responsible for the running and maintaining plant equipment
  • Cost Control for the R&D facility
  • Support head of R&D in executing development projects
  • Responsible for occupational safety, environment and quality (ISO9001)
  • Implementation, controlling of Lean, 5S and Operational excellence initiatives

We expect

  • Mechanical Workshop supervision experience
  • Operational excellence, 5S and Lean Philosophies experience
  • Basic knowledge of thermal spray processes is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team, resilience and readiness for special operations
  • Language skils: German C1, English C1, Italian is an advantage

We offer

  • A challenging position with potential for futuredevelopment
  • Ability to learn and to exercise individual initiative
  • A variety of career opportunities within our successful international industrial corporation

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Surface Solutions Segment of the Oerlikon Group includes the two brands Oerlikon Balzers and Oerlikon Metco. The Segment operates more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centres in 37 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, employing more than 6 000 people.
Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. Operating a dynamically growing network of more than 40 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.