• Contract
  • Valais
  • Recruiter: Chara Boucherok

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MES Specialist – 5325 CBO

Our client, a global market leader in the production and process support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both in the chemical and biotechnology sectors, is looking for a MES Specialist for a 5 months contract with high chances of extension based in Visp, Switzerland.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure process and equipment safety for people, products, and the environment, and that everyone demonstrates an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations
  • Ensures that change management is in place to appropriately manage modifications of the solutions in your field of expertise
  • Ensures the application of the market and local MES-E&A related legislation
  • Ensure that MES-E&A Specialists in the factories master the processes and products in order to fully support initiatives related to Innovation & Renovation and Continuous Improvement, protecting technological know-how
  • Support the appropriate adhesion to engineering tools at site level
  • Monitor MES impact in line efficiency and performance at the factories
  • Execute the strategy of the market in terms of MES, Electricity and Automation in alignment with corporate standards best engineering practices
  • Supporting initiatives related to Innovation & Optimization and continuous improvement / Implementing CAPA measurements and updates related to the MES system to adapt electronical batch records within a 24/7 running microbial large scale production facility /
  • Supporting the generation of electronical master batch records for new and the adaptation of already running production campaigns


  • Work/residence permit or Swiss/EU citizenship required
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience with MES
  • Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team (preferably including different products and technologies in Electrical and Automation areas)
  • Participation in the start-up of technical equipment(s) and/or production line(s)
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required
  • In depth knowledge about MES applications – Ideally experienced in the interface of MES/DeltaV within a production environment
  • Fluency in German and English (min. B1 Level)

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