At the heart of our philosophy are people


Motivated, innovative and creative thinkers as well as committed, persistent and accurate employees are the pillars of our success and crucial for our future growth. In the last 30 years we have grown to around 500 employees worldwide and have continuously expanded our product portfolio.

IST AG offers career opportunities in the areas of research and development, production and administration. We offer you a workplace with state-of-the-art equipment and the opportunity to realize your full potential. These opportunities in our idyllic surroundings in Toggenburg in eastern Switzerland allow for inspiration at work and an excellent work-life balance.

All job openings

We are always looking for new talents for the further expansion of our high-tech company!

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Starting your career at IST AG

We offer a wide variety of apprenticeships, ranging from office administrators and IT support to machine operators and physics lab technicians.

Our spirit

Company culture

Our collaboration principles are based on personal responsibility, quality, respect and team spirit - inside and outside of work.

What our employees say about working for IST AG

Adrijana Stojanovic

There is a very good working atmosphere in the team and in the company. The support for new ideas and the good opportunities for further training make IST AG very attractive as an employer.

Andrijana Stojanovic
Process Technology Engineer
@ IST AG since 2013

Employee IST AG Fadri Steiner

I can rely on a great team and am valued by my employer, who supports me in my further education. At work, a lot of value is placed on personal responsibility and this allows you to grow with your tasks.

Fadri Steiner
Head of Production Frontend
@ IST AG s
ince 2008 

Reto Abderhalden

The diverse challenges offer me an interesting working life in which my employer gives me a lot of freedom.

Reto Abderhalden
Team Leader Equipment Engineering
@ IST AG since 2016 

Effi Tingyuan Steinkellner

At Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG, I appreciate the relaxed working atmosphere and the flexibility. I can always count on the support of my team and my employer.

Tingyuan Steinkellner
Assistant Human Resources
@ IST AG since 2017 

Get to know our region!


The picturesque Toggenburg valley has a long standing tradition of winter sports to offer: Nearly every village has its own ski lift with the top of the valley offering a considerably sized ski-resort. In summer the region  attracts hikers, mountain-bikers, paragliders, climbers and even base-jumpers. 

Toggenburg, St. Gall, lake of constance

The Toggenburg valley is an area within the canton of St. Gallen. The ancient city with its world famous library lies close to the  Lake of Constance which boarders with Austria and Germany.