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Career in Switzerland

Rheinmetall in Switzerland is looking for you!

Rheinmetall represents technology and security. Join our team in Switzerland, and let us work together to develop solutions that turn change into opportunity. Be creative. Feel the passion. Know that you’re making a difference. Every day. With us.

The future is waiting for you. So are we.

Who we are
Nitrochemie AG registered in Wimmis in Switzerland is jointly owned by Rheinmetall and RUAG. For decades, Nitrochemie has specialised in high-performance propellants for the military and civilian markets as well as in the development and manufacture of chemical intermediates. Another field of expertise is the preservation of paper. Nitrochemie applies its defence technology expertise to special purposes in the automotive and aviation industries as well, and also in medical and fastening applications.

The Rheinmetall Air Defence Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of state-of-the-art antiaircraft systems. In the domain of cannon-based air defence technology, the company is the global leader and the sole single-source supplier of fire control systems, automatic cannon, integrated missile launchers and Ahead ammunition. The core competency of this internationally operating group of companies is developing and manufacturing advanced air defence systems as well as simulators and training systems.

Over decades of evolution, Rheinmetall Technical Publications Schweiz AG is your choice for the provision of product lifecycle services ranging from concepts and analysis through to delivery of technical publications and training solutions – regardless of whether it is in the civil, military or industrial sector. Our aim is to create a strategic relationship with our clients in order to provide the best and most cost-effective solution, tailored to their needs.

RWM Schweiz AG (formerly Oerlikon Contraves Pyrotec AG) specialises in developing and manufacturing medium-calibre ammunition for land, air and naval applications, including antiaircraft rounds. Its product range extends from conventional full-calibre and practice ammunition to intelligent munitions with programmable fuses and is complemented by medium-calibre cannons and weapon systems through strategic cooperation with Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH. The test centre in Ochsenboden is equipped with firing ranges and proving grounds as well as the technical infrastructure necessary for testing ammunition, weapons and complete systems.

RWM Zaugg AG is an internationally renowned maker of safety fuse systems for military applications. For over thirty years, the company has supplied leading defence contractors around the world with highly specialised fuses for medium- and large-calibre ammunition as well as missiles. RWM Zaugg AG’s range of products comprises electronic and electromechanical fuses powered by piezo, battery or generator and designed for use in extremely demanding applications such as tank ammunition or state-of-the-art bunker-busting rounds.

Let's work together to develop innovative solutions for a safe and livable future.

Let’s work together to shape the issues that move people: mobility and security.


“A global company with a large number of subsidiaries in different industries offers many opportunities for employees to develop and acquire new experience. This makes Rheinmetall such an attractive employer for me.“

Eugen Dauenhauer

Finances & Controlling at RWM Zaugg AG in Lohn-Ammannsegg


“My everyday work life is characterized by diversity. I communicate with a variety of people every day and am involved in a wide range of topics. From Australia to America, from setting up a production line to planning safety measures in a new plant, there are no limits to my tasks.“

Valentin Unterholzner

Technical project manager at RWM Schweiz AG in Zurich


“Taking responsibility for and supporting complex development projects are all part of day-to-day business for our capable young team here at Rheinmetall.“

Dr. Sarah Lämmlein

System Engineer, System Engineering Effectors at Rheinmetall Air Defence AG in Zurich


“I started out in production as a lathe operator. Today, I lead a department of 20 people. I’m a great example of how Rheinmetall is committed to the development of its employees and recognizes and champions the potential in each and every one of us – it’s a win-win-situation!“

Kevin Allen

Head of Training & Field Services at Rheinmetall Air Defence AG in Zurich


“Rheinmetall values diversity very highly and helps employees of all ages and genders to enjoy successful professional careers tailored to their needs.“

Susanne Krauer

Head of Configuration & Life Cycle Management at Rheinmetall Air Defence in Zurich


“The flexible working hours at Rheinmetall give me the perfect balance between free time and work.“

Franz Kälin

Coordinator shooting operations at RWM Schweiz AG in Studen


“Exciting, extensive and challenging - Rheinmetall offers an exciting and wide-ranging field of work range of tasks with excellent employee development. I take on responsibility and maintain many contacts in a broad network.“

Jasmine Lagger

Employee Supplier Quality Assurance at RWM Schweiz AG in Altdorf


“Whether it’s further education, career development or fatherhood - with Rheinmetall as an employer, you can manage everything.“

Nemanja Bogosaljevic

Head of Supplier Quality Assurance at RWM Schweiz AG in Altdorf


“Our work is all about precision. We don’t overshoot the mark, but always hit the mark.“

Rolf Meister

Team Leader Firing Range Officer at RWM Schweiz AG in Studen

Benefits for our employees at Nitrochemie Wimmis AG

Pleasant work atmosphere


Work-life balance


Job security


Flexible arrangements

Benefits for our employees at Rheinmetall Air Defence AG

Attractive salary and benefits


Pleasant work atmosphere


Work-life balance


Flexible arrangements

That's what it's like to work at Rheinmetall Air Defence AG in Switzerland

To identify new job opportunities in our teams, to develop technologies together and to take responsibility.
We are committed to this and gladly support you.
Day after day.

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Passion for Technology.

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