Development Engineer for Heating & Cooling Solutions


Haag, St. Gallen, CH

Employment Type:  Permanent




Innovation, Efficiency and Ambition: this is what VAT has stood for over 50 years. 

With this passion, VAT has grown to become the leading international developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-performance high-end vacuum valves and vacuum sealing technology, employing over 2000 people worldwide.  The headquarters are located in Haag (Switzerland), the production centers in Switzerland, Malaysia, Romania and Taiwan. 






  • Understanding of the main customer challenges in collaboration with Product Management and Application Engineering
  • Identification and development of novel solutions to heat/cool vacuum components, wafer substrates and other mechanisms
  • Identification and development of relevant sensor technologies
  • Setup test methods ands test execution in collaboration with lab engineers
  • Technical project management from concept phase to testing of minimum viable products in the market
  • Maintaining and expanding the network between research and development (R&D) and external competency partners
  • Collaborating among various disciplines such as design, simulation, field application engineers etc.
  • Active participation and contribution to our competence communities




  • Education as an engineer of applied sciences, ideally with relevant experience in thermal management and solutions
  • Knowledge of semiconductor applications preferred
  • Curious and innovative personality able to learn new technologies and related concepts efficiently
  • Ability to combine hands on and systematic approaches
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, global team
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Willingness to travel 5-10%
  • Fluent in English, German is a big advantage


Interested? Then we look forward receiving your online application.

You can expect a dynamic and successful company where innovation, courage, fairness, openness and transparency are encouraged and your ideas are welcome. We offer flexible options for hybrid working. Your development according to your strengths and aspirations in your career is of great importance to us.