Automation Engineer (M/F)




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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry

Life sciences

Minimum level of experience required

3 to 5 years


Valais, Switzerland

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Job description

Location: VISP

Contract: Permanent with AKKA Switzerland

Starting date: September 2021

Languages: Fluent English or German 

Prerequisite: Eligible to work in Switzerland


The Role:


▪ Participate in the EI&C engineering of current capital projects
▪ Engineering team of the Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
▪ Preparing regulatory filing input to cGMP documentation
▪ Identify, recommend and implement “system” improvements in design, documentation, training, and parts
▪ Scope development and basis of design
▪ Vendor selection
▪ System and field device evaluation and test

You are working as part of an empowered engineering team to achieve the project mission, vision and
goals through:

▪ Efficient and safe operation of automated systems
▪ Compliance with current good manufacturing processes
▪ Product that is safe and effective




Your Profile:


 ▪ Candidates are expected to have a BS or MS in one or more of the following: electrical -, automation or process engineering.
▪ Electrical engineering skills
▪ Experience in a cGMP environment
▪ Note: Working knowledge of Delta V preferred for this position.
▪ Must have strong communication (written/verbal) skills (German & English)
▪ Ability to communicate and work in a highly effective team environment
▪ Experience in aseptic processing / sterile manufacturing preferred
▪ Experience in computer validation and systems lifecycle development methodology
▪ Working knowledge of automation systems Delta V, PLC/SCADA, or other distributed control systems
▪ Experience in the EI&C field engineering part


What working at AKKA has to offer:

- A steady follow-up and career guidance.

- A large network of collaborators across the world.

- Several learning platforms and access to trainings.

- Compelling challenges for prestigious and international clients.

- Several dedicated events gathering all the collaborators and promoting corporate culture.



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