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Senior Engineer Projects Automation

Our client, a dynamic global bio-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland, covering multiple therapeutic areas, is looking for a Senior Engineer Projects Automation as contractor till end of 2024 (with high possibility for extension) based in Bern.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manages Engineering Projects to support the development and manufacture of Pharmaceuticals in a regulated environment and maximize the benefit to the company
  • Responsible for end-to-end delivery within assigned annual CAPEX investment projects leveraging best practices, and applying internal as well as external partnerships to safeguard project success (i.e. fulfillment of defined FPO’s and/or budget, timeline and requirements)
  • Provides technical guidance within assigned projects from idea generation to close-out and lessons learned to achieve best-in-class project delivery and optimized organizational learning
  • Responsible that project engineering and associated efforts are in full compliance with all applicable regulations, procedures and standards
  • Responsible for adherence to global and local project management processes (FPX, PDP etc.), if applicable
  • Responsible for document lifecycle within the assigned projects according to defined processes
  • Responsible for organizing day-to-day business of the assigned project resources/teams
  • Responsible for technical resolution of issues that may arise within project scope including troubleshooting, root-cause analysis and investigations in case of technical, quality or safety events, incidents and/or accidents
  • Maintains metrics for monitoring project performance and act on bad trends immediately
  • Responsible for continued alignment with internal customers. business partners and stakeholders
  • Responsibilities also include Customer Relationship Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Supplier Performance Management, Contractual Obligations, Contractor Safety and EHS Compliance within assigned projects
  • Conducts regular project-related self-inspections, continuous monitoring and spot checks to identify gaps or potential situations of non-compliance including remediation and follow-up for sustainable effectiveness
  • Provides project related info for document management and quality event tracking systems (e.g. Change Controls)
  • Supports in health authority inspections and all other audits for assigned projects (even after close-out) and/or acts as subject matter expert

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required
  • Degree in Engineering discipline (preferably Automation, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Biotechnology or Chemical)
  • Min. 5-10 years with proven track record in project management/execution on automation topics
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Food or other highly regulated industry as well as PM/FPx certification preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of (c)GMP and GxP regulations as well as norms and technical standards including local building codes
  • Strong technical skills on pharmaceutical sites and their infrastructure, utilities, equipment
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Availability to work 100% at site
  • Hands on mentality. Ability to work on details and very practical issues at site, with workers, suppliers, etc.
  • Previous experience in Switzerland

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