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Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, CTC is a specialist life-sciences recruitment organisation. We place specialist talent into contract and permanent positions in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices and CRO industries.


An in-depth experience in life-sciences recruitment combined with an established and extensive local network means that CTC offers clients and candidates the “Gold standard” in recruitment services. With an expertise honed over many years at the cutting-edge of the life-sciences industry, we help companies find people and we help people find companies. 

Process Maintenance Project Engineer – 5158 URA

Our client, a dynamic global bio-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland, covering multiple therapeutic areas, is looking for a Process Maintenance Project Engineer on a contract basis based in the Bern area.


The ideal candidate should have Proven track record in maintenance, preferably with project management experience in the pharmaceutical industry with excellent English and german language skills.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Support of the engineering department in the area of maintenance for a proper setup of the respective CapEx projects including optimization of plant availability
  • Interactive as a single point of contact between departments for planning and scheduling project activities
  • Collecting inquiries from the engineering department and taking necessary steps to implement or recommend appropriate actions
  • Provide guidance on maintenance requirements through feedback to the engineering department
  • Execution of field work, commissioning of devices/systems, FAT
  • Execution of process calculations / service descriptions
  • Development and preparation of solutions within the interface areas
  • Working with engineers and asset owners as well as external vendors to create the right on-site maintenance schedules and task lists
  • Conducting investigations to fix problems and correct changes
  • Support of general administrative and organizational activities within the department
  • Support the organization to ensure technical qualification status according to current internal and external requirements Support of the specific qualification holder


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.
  • Technical studies (TS, HTL) as process/systems engineer (preferably mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industry, chemistry) or comparable field of study
  • Proven track record in maintenance, preferably with project management experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Technical competence in the construction sector
  • Experience in working with various stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Preferably experience in the regulated industry (GxP)
  • Experience with CMMS systems
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP and experience with various IT tools and systems, especially MS Office
  • Strong communication skills at different hierarchical levels
  • Skills in time and self-management, team working
  • English and German speaking is a must.