Jobs at X-FAB

Continuous professional development in a dynamic environment, interesting and responsible work as a member of an international team – these are just some of the things to describe working at X-FAB. As a successful, well-established company, X-FAB offers its employees opportunities to develop their potential, grow personally and accept responsibility early on. Together with our employees, we intend to further strengthen and expand our position in the semiconductor industry.


If you would like to learn more about what’s in it for you, please read on:


You would like to gain some practical experiences to find out what work life feels like? We offer students great opportunities to gain a wide range of experiences in manufacturing, engineering and customer service. With a short or long term assignment at X-FAB you will take over responsibility for your first technical project. Your partners will be experts with more than 10 years’ of work experience. Are you ready to learn?

We are always looking for engaged students with the great communication skills who work self-organized & independently. Once you have completed your university degree, we encourage you to apply for a current open job position that matches your skills and experience.

At X-FAB we offer students a variety of possibilities to get involved:


No matter if you are studying engineering sciences, natural sciences, business administration or humanities, we at X-FAB have a great variety of departments that offer interesting and challenging projects for interns. In many teams you will be included in the cooperations with colleagues from all over the world. You could, for example, join one of our Research and Development teams that work on exciting projects ranging from process development to design support to process characterization. Or you could support our Quality department on their journey to constantly enhancing our production processes or to benchmark our performances. 

Interested? Then check out our job search for internship openings. If you cannot find the right internship in our openings, feel free to send us an unsolicited application. To make sure that we can search for the best internship position for you, hand in your application 3-6 months before you would like to start.


You are about to complete your master or bachelor studies, but you are still looking for a perfect topic for your thesis? Why not take the opportunity to write your thesis in cooperation with X-FAB? This way you can already build up business relations that might help for your job entry after your studies. In addition, you will already get to know important company processes from the world’s largest analog/mixed-signal foundry group.

Selecting the topic for a thesis is a very personal affair. It has to fit your individual interests and the emphasis of your university department. Of course, to create a win/win situation, the topic of your thesis has to fit company focus as well. We can check this fit during a first interview. Please send us a short summary of your dream topic with your unsolicited application. We will check with the respective departments if it is of relevance. We will then organize a first get-together with HR and the department. 

As a second option you can also check our Job Search where we publish potential thesis topics. Maybe you will already find the topic of your interest there.

Working Student

If you like to challenge yourself with a project at X-FAB besides your dedication to your studies, you can apply as a working student. A temporary employment as a working student is possible in each of our departments. Working students support the daily work with a maximum of 20 hours per weeks during the semester/term and a maximum of 40 hours per week during semester breaks/term breaks.

For your application you can either browse for opportunities in our Job Searchor you can send an unsolicited application. For an unsolicited application, please name the respective department that you would like to work for as a working student. A list of our departments can be found in the search parameter “functional area” of our Job Search.


Whether you are at the beginning of your career or an “old hand” in business looking for a new challenge: Here at X-FAB you will find various opportunities in interesting occupational fields.

Our X-FABulous team is highly diverse and grows through different perspectives, the reliability of each and our continuous drive for improvement. Many members of your X-FABulous team work closely with colleagues from all over the world. We are always looking for colleagues who take ownership for their actions and who have the experience and willingness to accept and include different perspectives. 

We strive to be delighters for all our stakeholders and are committed to the goals of our team. If you are looking for colleagues like this, come join our X-FABulous team. Browse the latest employment opportunities in our Jobs section.

We will support your first steps at X-FAB with structured orientation and training programs. Read more about our onboarding program.


Our engineers work on innovative technologies. This requires that they are always willing to learn, open for new perspectives and focused on our customers’ needs. Our R&D, Manufacturing and Quality units are constantly looking for well-qualified electrical engineers, physicists or chemists – people who actively develop ideas and are eager to contribute to the X-FAB success story. As a domain expert, you will be able to deploy and develop your know-how from the outset. You will quickly become familiar with the various projects and will take over responsibilities from day one. You will get to know the various points of contact and learn that your colleagues are spread all over the world. This rapid onboarding will help you set up a personal network in no time.


Have you completed training as a technician or hold a technical degree? Are you looking for a career within the semiconductor industry? Then join the Equipment Engineering unit of the largest specialty fab group and become part of a service team that offers round-the-clock support for our productions. You will take over responsibility for the technical support of a specific segment of our complex semiconductor production plant. As part of our Equipment Engineering team you will keep our demanding production processes running smoothly. Each day you will work in close cooperation with our manufacturing unit, our process engineering unit, our external suppliers, and others in the equipment engineering groups.


Interested in joining our X-FABulous team of motivated and reliable operators? X-FAB has a solid, specialized expertise in advanced analog and mixed-signal process technologies. You will work with our operators in a challenging and varied working environment in our production division. In one of our modern production plants you will be responsible for processing silicon wafers on time and at the right quality under clean room conditions. Your duties will focus on the operation of complex machinery, and the performance of shift-based measurement and monitoring tasks.


You have great expertise in your professional field? Well, that matches perfectly: We have a variety of interesting and challenging job tasks for experts in Quality, IT, Purchasing, Logistics, Sales, Marketing and Human Resources. 

Whether you are at the beginning of your career or have already made a few important career steps: we have tasks for experienced employees who aim to enrich our company with their knowledge as well as young professionals who contribute their innovative ideas. 

Independent of the field of your expertise, when joining X-FAB you should be eager to become part of a producing company: Our manufacturing is at the heart of our company. To strive for technical perfection is of utmost importance for our attitude to see our customers as long-term partners. Every single of our experts from Quality, to IT, to Marketing lives up to this purpose.


Whether you're a semiconductor specialist or come from a different industry, X-FAB could be your next smart career move.

As an X-FAB manager, you will be responsible for the leadership, organization and strategic development of your unit. With your independent decision-making, you will achieve your unit's targets. You will live a management style that motivates, encourages and creates a stable platform for fostering staff development rounds. You will stimulate each of your team members to enhance their self-management skills and therefore, to grow beyond themselves.

From your direct manager, you can also anticipate a direct management style in a challenging, global environment. We will encourage you to take charge in an environment in which you are able to grow personally while you are developing our high-tech solutions.