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Automation Engineer

  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Farimah Beigi
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -082022-473422

We are actively working with one of our main multinational biopharmaceutical clients that is recruiting for an Automation Engineer in Bern, Switzerland. This is a hybrid, permanent role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supervision of the automation systems in the production area and the operating infrastructure
  • In conjunction with the project engineering, create and adhere to project budgets and schedule and monitor the project for compliance with budget
  • Providing technical customer service and project lead for automation engineering projects for capital projects focusing, process optimization, risk mitigation, and compliance improvements
  • Preparing engineering calculations and analysis related to process control design and equipment selections
  • Oversight and coordination of automation and controls activities that include design, specification creation, procurement, construction/installation oversight, system troubleshooting and repairs, and operation of facility systems
  • Providing technical direction and leadership on a project basis for Engineers, and Technicians
  • Perform work in accordance with internal SOP's and good engineering practices, and ensure compliance with regulations such as GAMP, CGMP, and applicable local and federal codes

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master-Degree in Automation Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 or more years of experience in an industrial controls setting
  • Expert knowledge of automation principles and concepts such as GAMP, 21 CFR11 requirements, data integrity concepts
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and collaborate with internal and external team members
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Basic programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Preferably multilingual - at least German and English, written and spoken

If interested, please send an updated CV to along with your number and your availability to discuss this. Alternatively, if you know someone else who may be interested, please send their details.