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Senior Engineer Projects Automation – 5984 URA


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.


Manages Engineering Projects to support the development and manufacture of Pharmaceuticals in a regulated environment and maximize the benefit to the company in line with the organisation goals.


Main Responsibilities:

·       Responsible for continued alignment with project stakeholders, internal organization including department interfaces and business partners

·       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

·       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

·       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/or audits


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required
  • Degree in Engineering discipline (preferably Automation, Electrical, Industrial IT)

·       Professional experience: min. 5-10 years with proven track record in project management/execution on automation and/or electrical topics

·       Experience in the Pharmaceutical, Food or other highly regulated industry

·       Thorough knowledge of (c)GMP and GxP regulations as well as norms and technical standards including local building codes

·       Team player, strong communication, innovative, knowledgeable

·       Understanding of closely linked business processes around Technical Services

·       Strong technical skills on pharmaceutical sites and their infrastructure, utilities, equipment

·       Ability to identify opportunities to improve processes

·       Self-driven, able to set own targets, ability to set priorities under pressure

·       Leadership and influencing skills and strong analytical skills

·       Fluency in German and English

·       Experience with various IT-tools, systems, especially MS Office


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