Department Head, Electrical Engineering

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.


TOFWERK is seeking a Department Head for our Electrical Engineering Department. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a team of 10-15 people in the electrical engineering department
  • Managing the technical delivery of projects and designs
  • Interfacing with and giving feedback to product managers, departments, and other stakeholders
  • Providing technical leadership and management of complex engineering projects
  • Leading and overseeing electronics R&D projects and support
  • Accomplishing operational objectives by recruiting, on boarding, and managing employees
  • Developing and maintaining electrical design standards
  • Providing guidance, training, and supervision to professional, technical, and support staff, including apprentices
  • Ensuring electronics safety within the company

Location: TOFWERK Headquarters, Thun, Switzerland


  • Academic degree in electrical engineering, physics or a related field
  • Experience with scientific instruments, preferably with mass spectrometers
  • 10+ years industry experience
  • 5+ years experience in leading teams
  • Experience with PCB and firmware development, high voltage experience is a plus
  • English B2 level required, German is a plus

We look forward to receiving your application at

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