Research and Development (R & D) setup - Moutier, Switzerland


The Tornos Group is a world leader in industrialization solutions. Tornos has always been a pioneer in the development, manufacture and distribution of automatic lathes and multispindle machines. We are proud of our 130-year history and our 640 employees worldwide.

The Tornos culture is based on trust, innovation, passion and excellence.

To meet the complex challenges of the industrial world, we recruit the best talents and develop their skills for the future.

Working as a team and sharing the same values makes us stronger. We are agile, confident, open, cooperative and bold.

We are looking for a process engineer who will be responsible for the development and maintenance of business modules (bar turning) of computer numerical control (CNC) and PC software for our R & D department in Moutier, Switzerland.

Job description

  • Participate in the development of business modules and programming software for single and multispindle machines
  • Be involved in the validation of macros and software on the machine
  • Contribute to third-level support for issues related to on-machine software applications
  • Support the drafting of operating instructions
  • Contribute to in-house training

Your responsibilities

  • Organize the programming principles of Tornos products
  • Develop sequencing and machining macros as well as model programs
  • Participate in the integration of new products into programming software
  • Contribute to the maintenance and continuous improvement of programming software
  • Support software development teams with your business knowledge
  • Participate in specific customer developments
  • Update documentation
  • Assists customers and in-house staff with machine testing on an ad hoc basis
  • Participate in software validation through machine testing
  • Monitor technical innovation
  • Contribute to staff training in new software solutions developed in-house
  • Participate in evaluations and/or studies upstream and downstream of development (prototypes, trials, technological tests) within the framework of future projects
  • Generally report to the Software and Process Manager

Your profile

Basic training:

Certificat fédéral de capacité (CFC) in polymechanics with bar turning option, supplemented by a technician's or engineer's diploma in mechanical engineering (computer numerical control [CNC] automatic lathes preferred).


  • In-depth knowledge of ISO programming
  • In-depth knowledge of machining processes on CNC automatic lathes
  • Knowledge of 2D and/or 3D CAD tools would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of measurement techniques for turned parts would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of a computer language would be an advantage
  • Ability to conduct technical discussions in English and/or German


  • Strong interest in information technology (IT)
  • Structured and methodical mind
  • Ability to contribute new ideas
  • Willingness to learn and communicate
  • Quick to adapt to new technologies


Send your application to :

TORNOS SA Human Resources Rue Industrielle 111 CH-2740 Moutier Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)32 494 44 44 E-mail : hr [at]