Leica Geosystems AG, part of Hexagon, is revolutionizing the world of surveying
and developing complete solutions for professionals around the world. The company is known for its premium products and the development of innovative
solutions. As a result, professionals in a wide range of industries, including
aerospace, defense, security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica
Geosystems to capture, analyze, and display intelligent spatial data. Every day,
Leica Geosystems adds value to all those shaping the future of our world with
precise instruments, advanced software, and world-class support.
Leica Geosystems is headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland. Hexagon is a
publicly traded company headquartered in Stockholm with more than 21,000
employees worldwide and sales of EUR 3.8 billion in 2020.
For Leica Geosystems, the Heerbrugg Innovation Factory has a 100-year
successful history. In 1921, Heinrich Wild, Robert Helbling and Jacob Schmidheiny
founded a company called Heinrich Wild, Werkstätte für Feinmechanik und Optik,
in Heerbrugg. Over the course of 100 years, not only has the Heerbrugg site
evolved with new sensor and software technologies and business models, but it
has also had a significant impact on the development of the Alpine Rhine Valley
into a major cluster of precision industry and photonics.
For Hexagon, the Innovation Factory Heerbrugg is one of the largest global
locations that embodies what characterizes the Swiss workplace; innovation
leadership and the highest manufacturing quality, ensured by the high level of selfresponsibility of the well-trained employees and the well-established network of
industrial companies and universities.
Cosmopolitanism, diversity and more than 50 different nationalities are the
hallmarks of the Heerbrugg site. Innovation needs this diversity, because
sustainable innovative strength is carried by the versatile, different employees, who
are all interested in shaping the entrepreneurial future together. Precisely capturing
the real world and experiencing the digital world in real terms is a constant
Leica Geosystems is a rapidly growing company with a broad portfolio of career
fields that is constantly looking for new talent. Would you like to shape and
contribute to the history of Leica Geosystems? Here you will find all further nformation about careers.