Department Head, Commissioning & Quality Control

Thun, Switzerland-TOFWERK Headquarters

TOFWERK is making the world a cleaner place through innovative solutions for chemical analysis.

Our scientists and engineers design, manufacture, and optimize high performance mass spectrometers for new applications to support researchers and industrial customers around the world.  

We are headquartered in Thun, Switzerland, with regional offices in China and the United States.  Our diverse team members cultivate a collaborative and creative work environment. Together we deliver the highest quality products and service to ensure our customers’ success.

We are seeking an experienced quality manager for leading our Commissioning and Quality Control Department. This is an exciting opportunity in which you will ensure on-time delivery of our growing instrument output at the required quality levels. The successful candidate will bring an ability to improve quality and establish stable production processes by adopting continuous improvement and leveraging developments from both R&D and production side.

Location: TOFWERK Headquarters, Thun, Switzerland


As Department Head, Commissioning & Quality Control, responsibilities include

  • Leading the Commissioning & Quality Control Department
  • Driving all quality aspects of TOFWERK (parts, sub-assembly, final product quality)
  • Timely delivery of fully commissioned instruments
  • Liaising with product managers, project leaders and other stakeholders
  • Updating and continuous improvement of QC department and processes
  • Driving improvement of test methods and specifications


  • Strong leadership experience in managing teams or projects, preferably related to quality
  • Academic degree in scientific or engineering field
  • Experience in an industrial setting, preferably with scientific instruments such as mass spectrometers
  • English B2 level required, German is a plus

We look forward to receiving your application at Please make reference to posting number HR-83 in your correspondence.