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Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Salary:

    75 - 100 CHF per hour

  • Contact:

    James Brookes

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Automation Engineer - Switzerland

12 month contract

We are currently recruiting for a leading biotech organisation based in Switzerland who are currently investing around €400m into their manufacturing facility in Switzerland across a number fo different areas in the site. Due to this aggressive investment, they are currently looking to hire a number of EC&I Engineers to their team for a long term period. 

The role will be working in the EC&I project team to support process and building automation in the current capital projects. The role requires development and application of technical expertise in order to support process automation systems in a regulated, cGMP environment. Tasks will include system automation, qualification, start-up, and on-going maintenance for hardware, system software & application software. Automation systems on site include DeltaV DCS as well PLC and SCADA systems.

Role responsibilities:

  • Participate in the EC&I engineering of current capital projects
  • Preparing regulatory filing input to cGMP documentation
  • Identify, recommend and implement “system” improvements in design, documentation, training, and parts procurement.
  • Scope development and the basis of design


  • Candidates are expected to have a BSc or MSc in one or more of the following: electrical -, automation or process engineering.
  • Electrical engineering skills
  • Experience in a cGMP Pharmaceutical environment is preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of DeltaV is preferred but not essential for this position. 
  • Must be fluent in German.
  • Experience in aseptic processing / sterile manufacturing preferred
  • Experience in computer validation and systems lifecycle development methodology

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is keen to work in a pharmaceutical environment and who would be interested in upskilling themselves by learning DeltaV, one of the biggest control systems in the industry currently.

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James Brookes

Contact: 0203 545 1103 or email

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Life Sciences so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.

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