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Manager Process Engineering & Automation

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Farimah Beigi
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -082022-473423

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

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of skilled process & automation engineers which is responsible for site capital, operational excellence projects, root cause analysis of deviations, and problem-solving at the Bern site
  • Participation in the development of concept, design and fabrication, commissioning, and qualification of process systems and equipment in a GMP environment
  • Collaboration with the internal Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) team in the development and/or technology transfer of new solutions and modifications to our existing manufacturing process systems
  • Driving and developing appropriate solutions to satisfy the needs of internal stakeholders in accordance with company guidelines and procedures, and within budget and schedule commitments

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master-Degree in Biochemical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering.
  • 7 or more years of experience in applied process design engineering relating to biological production.
  • Extensive knowledge of GMP requirements and commissioning and qualification required
  • Formal training in fermentation/bioreactors and/or typical separation and purification technology applications in biological manufacturing is an advantage.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and collaborate with internal and external team members
  • Strong analytical skills, hands-on troubleshooting skills and the capability to utilize AutoCAD, analysis software and company quality system software.
  • 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.