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Sector Head, Embedded Vision Systems


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The high-tech activities of CSEM range at Swiss and international levels from applied research to the development

of industrial products. The high degree of expertise of our staff is our strength.


CSEM  is  a  private  research,  technology  and  innovation  center  specializing  in  micro-technology,  microelectronics, system engineering and renewable energy systems. It offers its customers and industry partners custom-made innovative solutions. Our strength is the excellence of our people.


Our Integrated and Wireless Systems Division in Neuchâtel is fully aligned with major technology trends such as Internet of Things, Wearables and Industry 4.0 and provides leading technologies for a variety of industries, including consumer, medical, industrial and metrology applications . Building on recent changes within the management of the division, we are seeking a person with natural personal and leadership skills to take up the position of


Sector Head, Embedded Vision Systems


Your mission


In close collaboration with the Division Head, to whom you report, you are responsible for defining and communicating the strategic direction of the sector and its areas of activity. On the one hand, your job will be to guide and manage a team of 10-12 people, directing and motivating them to achieve their objectives. On the other hand, you are in charge of the sector’s operations, including setting and monitoring its budget. You are responsible for the smooth running of the sector’s business activities and portfolio of projects, as well as for project acquisition and negotiation. You work closely with the other sectors and divisions within CSEM, as well as with our academic and industrial partners in Switzerland and worldwide.


Your profile


You are an experienced Engineer with a Master or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Signal Processing or Computer Science, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in an industrial management position. As recognized expert in embedded vision systems, you master both the high level overview as well as indepth specifics (embedded systems, stereo/light field/hyperspectral imaging, optics, imager front-end, image processing techniques, and machine vision algorithms). Appreciated as an inspiring and motivating leader, you are able to listen and instill confidence to your team. You enjoy taking on new challenges, keep your cool under pressure, and have a clear, result-oriented approach to your work. You are fluent in French and English; knowledge of German is a plus.


We offer


CSEM offers a stimulating and multidisciplinary work environment with the opportunity to work with leading Swiss and international companies. You will have the opportunity to benefit from a multicultural company which clearly promotes an employee-driven culture. CSEM is an equal opportunities employer.


We look forward to receiving your complete application file at, mentioning ref. M111.2017-26.E in the subject. Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.



Human Resources ¦ Jaquet-Droz 1 ¦ P.O. Box ¦ CH-2002 Neuchâtel

Phone : +41 32 720 5111 ¦  ¦

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