Welcome to Roche Rotkreuz



Hi and welcome to Roche in Rotkreuz, situated in the heart of Switzerland!

With more than 2.700 smart and creative people from over 67 nationalities we are one of the most important sites for the diagnostics business at Roche. Together we develop diagnostic system solutions for clinics, laboratories and doctors’ offices. In addition to Roche Diagnostics International, the Swiss affiliates Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland) and Roche Diabetes Care (Switzerland) are also located at the site.
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manufacturer of fully automated in-vitro diagnostic systems in Switzerland

Core Areas

Custom Software & Product Development
Data Science & Advanced Analytics
Information Technology
Digital Enablement Platforms
Intelligent Process Automation
Research & Development
Agile Delivery & Service Management
Marketing & Sales
Information Architecture & Data at Scale
Quality Assurance & Control
Scientific Analytics (BioInformatics)
Business Development & Finance
Intelligent Enterprise
HR, Communication, Procurement

Your future working environment

What drives us in our daily work at Rotkreuz? We asked our teams: "Having a job with a purpose motivates all of us. What else? We enjoy the interdisciplinary projects, the international and diverse workforce and at the same time the open-minded atmosphere. Being trusted by providing options for flexible working and taking on responsibility are the icing on the cake."
At Roche Diagnostics in Rotkreuz engineering expertise in the fields of precision engineering, soft- and hardware, automation, liquid handling, optics, sheet metal to name a few, is business-critical and includes various working areas in the product development process: From early development of first prototypes of next generation diagnostic solutions such as diagnostics instruments, consumables for tests or reagent packaging, setting up new production facilities to series production, and ensuring product care in a changing regulatory environment. But also the maintenance & compliance in the field over the whole product life cycle. Do you see yourself in a job driven by a real purpose? This could be your next step in your career.
Information Technology
Our people are changing healthcare through technology to solve some of the greatest challenges for humanity. With 21 billion tests conducted we generate more data in a day than the largest social network on earth. At Rotkreuz you’ll find yourself in an international network of specialists like software architects and engineers, DevOps specialists, data scientists, Machine Learning & Cyber Security Experts, UX designer and many more. Do you want to know, how it is to work in one of our digital areas? Read our employees’ stories here: code4life.
Roche Diagnostics International in Rotkreuz is the country’s biggest manufacturer of fully automated in vitro diagnostics systems. 33 different diagnostic instruments and 4 laboratory automation systems are being manufactured in Rotkreuz. The portfolio covers a wide range from small table top to large size diagnostics systems, which can be used for various purposes. For instance in the current situation our devices contribute to the world-wide coronavirus testing.
Our growing workforce in manufacturing currently represents around 700+ highly committed employees with a broad range of education, professions and expertise.
Are you ready to make your mark on the world of medical device manufacturing and with that having impact on people’s lives?
Research & Development
Innovation is at the core of Roche’s R&D strategy. As a company active in both diagnostics and pharmaceuticals, we are pioneering the area of “personalized healthcare” at the interface between the two fields. The R&D organization has different levels of positions and areas starting with scientists, engineers and project managers in several disciplines like analytical chemistry, mechanical-, electrical- and systems-engineering and many others. Join our teams today to bring personalized healthcare forwards!
Sales and Marketing
Sales and Marketing play a key role in communicating the patient benefits of Roche medicines and diagnostic system solutions to key opinion leaders, partners, external agencies and the media. The Sales & Marketing team represent Roche at trade fairs and congresses, hold sales presentations for special target groups such as physicians and health experts, and advise healthcare professionals on the proper use of our products. Do you think this could be the next step in your career?
Quality Assurance & Control
Working in Quality Assurance & Control, you will be a guardian of Roche’s high standards. We focus on safeguarding high-quality supplies to patients, continuous improvement of our processes and products, and legally compliant processes, products and behaviour. At Roche Diagnostics in Rotkreuz our quality teams are divided into operations, design for soft- and hardware and document management. Is that the sort of job in which you could realize your potential?
Business Development & Finance
As leaders in both pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, we operate globally. We approach work with an agile mindset, empower our teams and emphasize personal development. At Roche you can expect a variety of interesting and challenging positions that allows you to contribute to our success and with that have an impact on patients’ lives – without necessarily having a specific background in Diagnostics or Pharma. Check out the opportunities at our Job-Board!
HR, Communication, Procurement
In HR, Communication or Procurement you will have a wide array of tasks and responsibilities from local to global. Partnering and supporting our colleagues in the business also means being an active part in contributing to Roche’s success and therefore having an impact on patients’ lives. Join our teams today!

Benefits & Perks

What can you expect when working at Roche in Rotkreuz? The environment you work in – not just your job – plays a large role in how satisfied you feel with your life. As one of the top companies to work for in Switzerland, we aim to provide a setting in which you feel valued and respected. This means your energies are freed up to make unique contributions towards improving patients’ lives. Below are just a few of the benefits and opportunities you’ll have when you work at Roche.
Employee Recreational Clubs

Partnership Leave

Full-service Cafeteria

Flexible Working Practices

Onsite Health Clinic

Onsite Childcare

Electric Car Charging Station

Onsite Health Clinic

Emplozee Socials

Sports & Leisure

Financial Assistance Programs

Employee Events

Exercise Classes

Development & Training Opportunities

International Assignments

Employee Discounts

Lactation Rooms

Employee Share Purchase Plan

Lunch & Learn Programs

Onsite Restaurants & Cafés

Diversity & Inclusion

Roche is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche and achieve their best work on behalf of patients. It is part of our commitment to guarantee all aspects of diversity in our teams and leadership, so everyone of us, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, can all feel actively included, bring our true authentic selves to work and thus contribute every day to patients.


Are you curious to know more about the different options to start your career at Roche? Whether you're a school-leaver, doing a Bachelor, Master or PhD, entry level positions at Roche in Rotkreuz are anything but ordinary. You’ll drive projects forward independently, work with experienced and motivated teams, and expand your professional network.
Discover the open entry level positions in Rotkreuz here.


At Roche in Rotkreuz you’ll have the following opportunities to start your career:

♦ Apprenticeships: 100 new apprentices start every year in 16 different working  areas. Find out more at lehre.roche.com
♦ Internships: 100 positions every year, in 20 different job areas, lasting from 3-15 months
♦ Thesis: in combination with an internship or in an area that we see potential for our site
♦Part time jobs during your studies with different workload agreements
♦ Entry positions: you made it! Congratulations and have a look on our job board for all the opportunities
♦ Talent Community: Not found what you’re looking for? By joining our Talent Community your CV will be available to our recruitment team. Join today!