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Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Staefa, Switzerland

Quality & Reliability Engineer

Product reliability is your passion. Your many years of experience in the field of hardware engineering will build further on our success. Embedded in an international research and development team, you will support product development projects throughout the different development stages by ensuring reliability requirements and targets are met. Using state of the art reliability tools and analysis methods you will hand in hand work with development engineers to ensure and improve product reliability.


Your tasks

  • Provide analysis and qualification methods as well as tests and tools to assess product reliability with focus on mechanical designs and electromechanical components
  • Use state of the art reliability tools and methods to identify failure modes, manage reliability risks and determine measures for optimization
  • Perform data-driven reliability analysis of existing and future products based on test and field-return data to optimize reliability targets
  • Planning, evaluation and documentation of reliability tests including statistical analysis of failure data and failure analysis
  • Support development engineers in the application of reliability tools and methods
  • Contribute to the reliability competence area at Sonova R&D


Your profile

  • University degree in mechanical engineering or similar
  • 5+ years of professional work experience in the field of hardware engineering with focus on mechanical design or electromechanical components in a product development environment
  • Show a track record of successfully ended projects and tasks 
  • Experienced in modern reliability methods commonly used in product development, such as statistical analysis of failure data, reliability test planning (DoE), (D)FMEA, DRBFM, FTA
  • Familiar with the concepts of life-stress models and physics of failure, as well as root-cause failure analysis and corresponding analysis methods
  • Business fluent in English, German is a plus


Our offer
We can offer you a new challenge, with interesting tasks and much more – including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, an excellent range of foods, sports and cultural facilities, attractive employment conditions, and flexible working time models in various roles. Employment level 80-100%.


Gianni S. Raffi, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, references and certificates) via our online job application platform.
For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered.


Sonova AG
Laubisrütistrasse 28
CH-8712 Stäfa
+41 58 928 01 01

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