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Senior Automation Engineer

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

Posted 4 months ago

Senior Automation Engineer

Our Client is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While they work in science, there's no magic formula to how we do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that's the kind of work we want to be part of.

For their site in Visp they are currently looking for several EI&C/Automation engineers (m/f/d). In this job, you will ensure the economic and reliable operation of the plant(s) or partial plant(s) assigned to you and coordinate the professional execution of maintenance work as well as qualification activities in compliance with valid GMP guidelines.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and realization of automation projects, within the available budget (maintenance, conversions and investments) and timelines

  • Collaboration on risk analyses, operational tests and revamps

  • Preparation and coordination of maintenance work with the involvement of internal and external partners to ensure maximum plant availability

  • Continuous optimization of equipment, maintenance processes and internal procedures

  • Ensuring, updating and checking the current plant documentation in SAP/COMOS

  • GMP-compliant change management using the systems provided

Key requirements:

  • Completed studies as engineer (ETH, FH, HF, BSc., MSc.) in the field of electrical, automation or systems engineering or similar or technician with several years of relevant experience

  • Several years of professional experience in operation, maintenance and new construction of plants in a GMP-regulated area of the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

  • Ideally knowledge in GMP, COMOS (Plant Engineering Software), DeltaV (Process Control System), MES (Manufacturing Execution System Syncade), SAP

  • Independent, reliable and solution-oriented working style

  • Strong team player and very good communication style

  • English (fluent in written and spoken); German is advantageous