Schaffner Job Details




Start Date 01.05.2020

Field Application Engineer - Power Quality

To strengthen our team at the headquarter in Luterbach (Switzerland) we are looking for a/an
Field Application Engineer - Power Quality

Your tasks

  • Act as liaison between company and clients, providing technical expertise and support to customers and valuable market feedback data for future product development and releases
  • Answer technical product and application questions to our customers, sales force and internal/external partners
  • Offer technical support to customers and internal organizations for product applications including measurements, failure analysis and 8D reports
  • Cooperate with Engineering, R&D and Product management to determine effective technical solutions for customer applications and solving application specific issues that might arise in the field
  • Provide data driven feedbacks to the Product Development Teams to identify areas for product improvements
  • Provide regular feedbacks to Engineering, Product Management, Product Development and Marketing teams regarding applications, products performance, competition, new demands and potential features
  • Assist Sales Team in the representation of the company’s technology and products to customers as well as internal/external partners
  • Provide trainings as well as technical sessions

Your profile

  • Bachelor/Master of Science in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in electrical or electronic (field) applications engineering
  • Proven power quality or power electronics background
  • Ability to work in electrical applications with voltages up to 690VAC
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks, adherence to deadlines and commitments
  • A positive attitude focused on listening, understanding, anticipating and responding to the needs of our customers, both internal and external to the organization
  • Self-starter that can work independently, make necessary decisions and follow through with action plans
  • Results-oriented team player with a “make it happen” attitude and drive for success
  • Demonstrated skill in communicating and presenting complex concepts in a clear and understandable manner in a multicultural work and customer environment
  • Ability to work in matrix organization and being able to motivate others and convince them with the right solution is a critical skill set
  • Willingness to travel internationally (approx. 40%)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, German language skills will be a plus

What we offer

We offer a challenging position in dynamic and international organization. You will profit from the professional advantages of an environment that supports your personal development and recognizes your achievements. We strive to continue offering a competitive benefits package (e.g. 6 weeks holiday) and great working conditions in a complete new and modern work space.


Would you like to create your future with us?

We are looking forward to receive your application until 31.03.2020.

Please send your application to:

Chiara Keller
 0041 32 681 6600 (working days TU/WE/TH)
Schaffner EMV AG

Nordstrasse 11e

4542 Luterbach