Architect Electrical Engineering

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Our global Industrial division started a complete renewal of the terminal portfolio. Some of the actions taken are of great importance to strengthen the current core-business, but also to leverage a variety of future, digital opportunities. With increased integration of our solutions into IT and OT, system understanding, and architecture will gain further importance. This will pave the way to leverage the industrial internet of things, with the terminal as a key-component in edge computing. That is why we are looking for a motivated Architect Electrical Engineering 100% (f/m/d).

This role is based in our global operational Headquarters in Nänikon-Greifensee. 

The Terminal R&D efforts are performed by our global team in China and Germany. We will extend our team by strengthening our capabilities and building a new R&D Competence Center in Switzerland, facilitating an end-to-end development of our high-end terminals in central Europe. The new team will help us to extend our competencies by offering excellent opportunities to talents in the greater Zurich area. Any first-movers will have the chance to shape the team and deliver an important contribution to turn METTLER TOLEDO into a major player in digital solutions for our customers. 

In this role, your responsibilities would include: 

  • Collaborate with our global R&D team, with sub-teams in Germany, China, the USA and a network of external partners. You will shape the new sub-team in Switzerland. 
  • Develop system architectures for our terminals. The electrical concepts should comply with all requirements, be scalable and extendable. Develop modular designs, with components, which can be re-used for future terminal developments. Align the system architectures well with our terminal technology roadmap.
  • Take technical leadership in electrical system architecture topics, in close collaboration with the other global sub-teams. 
  • Work on all layers of MT‘s technology stack to provide a solution, which is perfectly integrated from the sensor, over the edge to the cloud.
  • Design for component availability and take care, that good decisions are made in the current chip crisis. 
  • Provide solutions, which are ready to integrate into the industrial internet of things (IIoT). 
  • Guide teams on the end-to-end project lifecycle, covering the initial conception, business requirements, system architecture, technical lead, coaching, and flawless delivery.
  • Provide technological and architectural consulting to our stakeholders, give technical recommendations, and advise on their execution.
  • Work on proof-of-concept and the design of innovative solutions, with an emphasis on scalability, modularity, flexibility, and performance.
  • Run group-wide thought leadership initiatives to advance our architectural practice and sustain our technical excellence.
  • Work closely with your cooperation partners, who are product managers, dedicated requirements engineers, test-automation-teams and embedded software development teams as well as DevOps.

What You Need to Succeed

Following requirements are necessary for this role: 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering, Physics or equivalent 
  • Experience in designing electrical control devices 
  • Experience in PCB design, e.g. with MentorGraphics. Use of collaborative tools, such as Teamcenter. 
  • Excellent knowledge of embedded systems and processor architectures
  • Excellent knowledge in electronic signal processing for high-performance measurement instrumentation 
  • Excellent knowledge in low-level data communication protocols and protocols for IIoT solutions, such as OPC-UA and MQTT 
  • Good knowledge in low-level software development, as connected to the electronics architecture and system scalability. Use of tools, such as IAR Systems 
  • Knowledge in low-power electronics, low-noise system design or Ex product design is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of best practices and tooling for CI/CD pipelines, DevOps, agile methods (SAFe, Scrum), automated testing, code quality, such as VSTS, Selenium / Gherkin, Artifactory
  • Experience in monitoring, troubleshooting and profiling systems
  • Experience in electronic platform design and development within international projects
  • Experience with cloud services (Azure, AWS, etc.) and IIoT is a plus
  • A passion for clean PCBs and pragmatic, elegant design for industrial devices. 
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, team spirit, and general awesomeness in electrical engineering
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are a big plus for the job

Our Offer to You

We are offering: 
  • Where applicable flexible working hours, a hybrid work model and a wide portfolio of training opportunities
  • 40h week with at least 25 vacation days per year plus 4 to 7 additional days off (i.e. in between bank holidays)
  • Free parking spaces and direct access to public transport from our facilities
  • Healthy menus cooked onsite and special prices for employees at our own METTLER TOLEDO restaurant
  • A range of additional attractive benefits like discounts for sport clubs and others
You can expect challenging, interesting, and varied tasks in an innovative and international environment, with the opportunity to network globally and realize your next career goal.

Have we raised your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our e-mail address is

We consider only direct applications. 

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.


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