• Contract
  • Valais
  • Recruiter: Usha Rao

Automation Engineer – Syncade/Delta-V (5419 CTC)


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 Automation Engineer for a 12 months contract (with intended extension) to work Onsite in Visp based in the Valais area, Switzerland.

For this role we need Automation Engineers with experience in Delta V or Syncade. The role is meant to be in a shift model. The project is in Commissioning stage and would start production soon.

Main Responsibilities:

·       Already in the planning and engineering phase, you support and align the product and production-specific requirements in cooperation with the responsible plant team and with the global and local engineering team (EMR).

·       Monitoring and changing recipes (under change control) during the start-up, qualification and production phase and participating in risk and process deviation analysis.

·       Ensuring the cGMP-compliant documentation (eBR; SOP; operating regulations, etc.) in cooperation with the Bioprocess engineer, Plant Lead and with MSAT.

·       During the water batch, before the start of the production phase, monitoring the functionality of the automated production process and correcting deviations.

·       Constantly improving procedures and processes in compliance with the safety, hygiene, environmental and quality requirements in the area of responsibility.


Qualifications and Experience:

·       Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.

·       Education: master’s or bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering discipline • Expertise in the area of Bioprocess Automation (Delta-V or Syncade)

·       3-5 years of hands on / troubleshooting experience mandatory

·       Recognizing risks in relation to security or compliance / Good GMP knowledge

·       Structured, focused and well-organized work ethic. Solution orientated and Open-minded for new ideas.

·       Impeccable team and social skills, very good understanding of IT / process control systems. A view for operational optimization potential.

·       Ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels, strong business understanding and strong team orientation.

·       Working responsible especially with the owned system

·       Fluency in English language.