Our diverse and inclusive workforce values openness, passion, customer focus, ownership, and leadership. We strive to create a culture where everyone can thrive and feel fulfilled, supported by our leadership team who provide opportunities for growth and development. Our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction drives us, making our company more than just a workplace, but a community.
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Employee Organization Key Numbers
Some important key figures about our employees at a glance.
Discover what our Management says about us
Dynamic and future-oriented
“Working in a dynamic and international environment is what drives me at Schaffner. Together with passionate colleagues, we develop solutions for our customers that matter. This is our contribution to make our society more electrified and sustainable.”
Global and personal
“Working globally in a flat organizational structure for a mid-sized company makes Schaffner an attractive employer for me. For people who want to get involved and create something new this is the ideal environment.
Personally, I love contact with people from all backgrounds and appreciate the diversity of our employees very much.”
Head of Global Human Resources
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“If I were to describe the company in three words, they would be: Entrepreneurial. Open. Human.”
Marc, from Switzerland,
“I like the international working environment. It’s a mix of English, Italian, Spanish and a little bit of German. We are all like a small family.”
Clara, from Spain,
Senior Electronic Engineer
“Invention has been my passion since I was a child. I especially like this aspect of innovation. We are working on the next generation of EMI filters.”
Alejandro, from Spain & Japan,
Senior R&D Mechanical Engineer
“Schaffner is a professional and creative company, and we are passionate about what we do. The philosophy of Schaffner is customer-focused, dedicated to delivering best-in-class customer satisfaction.
In delivering an urgently needed solution for a local automotive customer in 2020, local and global teams in Switzerland worked tirelessly in the lab through the night, to resolve long-standing problems the client had been experiencing.”
Jhony, from China,
AM Sales Manager
“As a team we face challenges. We solve a problem and find results. It makes me feel that I am important to the company.”
Hans, from Brazil,
“I had a serious accident and had to relearn a lot of things. Schaffner always supported me well. After a long absence I was happy to come back to work.”
Fränzi, from Switzerland,
“The sustainable learning program at Schaffner helped drive my professional development, improve my leadership skills while widening my knowledge of Schaffner.
Schaffner provided me wide-ranging opportunities to broaden my horizons and experience global product development and knowledge transfer which created both challenges as well as opportunities. I have always thought of challenges as an opportunity to develop new skills with renewed determination to succeed.”
Li Shenhua, from China,
“Schaffner is a “big” family in my eyes and I feel right at home with a company that values people. Without doubt, the sense of fairness in how the company operates inspires us all and encourages our loyalty.
In the lockdown in Shanghai during April last year, many employees faced difficulties with shortages of food. Schaffner took ownership, securing resources to take care of every employee.”
Zhou Ying, from China,
Order Processing Specialist
“Thanks go to Schaffner for giving the opportunity for LGBTQ employees to work with others without discrimination.”
Surachayanan, from Thailand,
“An enjoyable challenge – this is the definition of working at Schaffner. We create new inventions which is very challenging. Thanks to great teams collaborating professionally, we make working together easy and happy. Together we will succeed.”
Pirawan, from Thailand,
Senior Sourcing Engineer
“I started at zero due to my lack of professional experience, but Schaffner gives young people like myself the opportunity to grow. I was able to learn and build my knowledge and skills to take charge and manage tasks for our company and grow my professional career.”