(Senior-) Automation Engineer (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

For our site in Visp we are currently looking for several EI&C/Automation engineers (m/f/d). In this job, you will ensure the economic and reliable operation of the plant(s) or partial plant(s) assigned to you and coordinate the professional execution of maintenance work as well as qualification activities in compliance with valid GMP guidelines.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and realization of automation projects, within the available budget (maintenance, conversions and investments) and timelines

  • Collaboration on risk analyses, operational tests and revamps

  • Preparation and coordination of maintenance work with the involvement of internal and external partners to ensure maximum plant availability

  • Continuous optimization of equipment, maintenance processes and internal procedures

  • Ensuring, updating and checking the current plant documentation in SAP/COMOS

  • GMP-compliant change management using the systems provided

Key requirements:

  • Completed studies as engineer (ETH, FH, HF, BSc., MSc.) in the field of electrical, automation or systems engineering or similar or technician with several years of relevant experience

  • Several years of professional experience in operation, maintenance and new construction of plants in a GMP-regulated area of the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

  • Ideally knowledge in GMP, COMOS (Plant Engineering Software), DeltaV (Process Control System), MES (Manufacturing Execution System Syncade), SAP

  • Independent, reliable and solution-oriented working style

  • Strong team player and very good communication style

  • English (fluent in written and spoken); German is advantageous

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R38685
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