Robotic System Manager (m/w/d)


Related location
Switzerland, Boudry

Making complexity accessible

Mikron Automation is your worldwide partner for advanced automation solutions. At Mikron we are committed to delivering the best assembly systems and all needed services throughout your product’s entire life cycle. With our extensive engineering know-how, complex process expertise, scalable platforms, and lifelong support we are driving lasting success for your business.

Your main tasks

In this role you will be responsible for providing solutions based on robotic systems according to agreed specifications, price and timeline. You will manage a team of 30 mechanical engineers, controls engineers, team leaders, and system experts. You will act as the product owner for the Robotic Cell product and for its derivatives (Polyfeed and Tray Handlers)

  • Team organization, staffing, assessment, and evolution
  • Ensure quotes and feasibility studies
  • Manage project execution excellence from concept to final acceptance
  • Level 3 field support for products in our portfolio
  • Optimizing processes and tools to describe and support above-mentioned tasks
  • Interface with other stakeholders
  • Product ownership, definition and prioritization of development objectives and deliverables
  • School cooperation on identified R&D projects

Your profile

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical/electrical/software engineering
  • Minimum 3 years management experience within similar scope
  • Experience in automation industry
  • Proven experience to manage mechatronics projects
  • Knowhow and experience in administrative duties of management (budgeting, HR, reporting, SAP, presentations)


  • Excellent communication skills in English and French (German: An asset)


  • Leadership role model
  • Team building skills
  • Results and action-oriented
  • Technical flair
  • Sense of service, ease in communicating with stakeholder
  • Systemic and analytical mindset, solution-driven
  • Agile planning and organizing attitude
  • Innovation-oriented
  • Interest in the world of industry and high-tech customer-oriented machinery

What we offer

  • The opportunity to take on a variety of challenges and to participate in the continuous improvement of an international company focused on the market and customer satisfaction in a constantly changing technical environment
  • The opportunity to work in multi- disciplinary teams
  • Possibilities to progress within a company that is attentive to the continuous training needs of its employees
  • An international, modern, multicultural, friendly and dynamic environment

If you are interested what you have read and want to join our team, we would be keen to hear from you!