Backend Operations Manager

Location : 2074 Marin, Switzerland
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Job description

EM Microelectronic is a company of the Swatch Group (36\'000 employees worldwide), specialized in the design and manufacturing of high technology, integrated circuits and electronic modules. The quality of our products and the know-how of our teams, position EM Microelectronic as an internationally recognized semiconductor and display module provider for applications in consumer goods, medical application, the automotive sector and the watch industry.

You will be responsible to manage our IC Backend Operations in Switzerland, in close coordination with EM Thailand.

Your assignment includes:

  • Organizational and technical responsibility for Backend Operations (24/7), Engineering, and Maintenance in the field of IC Bumping, Testing, Pre-assembly, and Assembly
  • Responsible for the production and on-time deliveries of daily Backend operations
  • Backend capacity management, at EM Marin, EM Bangkok, including long-term investment plans
  • Globally responsible for Backend engineering, support the product roadmap from a technical capability standpoint and drive the implementation internally and externally. Permanently ensure the internal and external technical capabilities match EM’s backend needs.
  • Responsible for the achievement of short- and long-term financial and operational goals of the own division including annual budgeting and planning as well as CAPEX management
  • Define operational KPI targets, monitoring and reporting
  • Leading Operational Excellence, Quality Management, Documentation Management, Change Management, Project Management and Continuous Improvement Programs in the Backend
  • Initiate and drive new technological opportunities for the Backend to maintain competitiveness, including technology, capacity investments and external partnerships



  • Highly analytical, strong leadership and excellent communicator
  • High sense of ownership and accountability, with ability to get things done across organizational boundaries
  • Strategic thinker combining short-, mid- and long-term aspects
  • Motivator, very good team player and example for peers and subordinates
  • Open minded, approachable, inspiring, good at managing remote / virtual teams
  • Fluent in English and French

Professional requirements

  • 10 years in the semiconductor business with relevant management experience in either Operations or Engineering , preferably in IC Backend
  • Higher Engineering degree in electronics of other relevant field
  • Proven track record in driving multi-million dollars capacity investment plans


  • English & french proficiency