Manufacturing Engineer (m/f, 100%, 6 month contract)

GrenchenTemporaryChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2019-03-06Bachelor / University of Applied Sciences
For our client, a global leading pharmaceutical company located near Solothurn we are accepting applications from highly motivated and talented individuals for the role

Manufacturing Engineer (m/f, 100%, 6 month contract)

Your challenges

This role supports manufacturing operations in the areas of process development, tool design, machine programming & layout, machinery & equipment, continuous improvement and other duties associated with engineering support of production.
Provides direction and technical support regarding equipment design and development, testing of materials, preparation of specifications and operator instructions, process studies, investigations, root cause analysis, problem solving and report or presentation preparation.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Supports the needs of manufacturing areas in terms of meeting the requirements for quality standards and compliant documentation, capacity, product availability and cost. - Coordinate and Support new equipment acquisition efforts including user requirement specifications, machine selection, installation, validation, employee training, and other related equipment responsibilities as required.
  • Develops process validation strategy and writes and executes engineering studies and process validation protocols and summary reports (Installation Qualification, Operation Qualification, Performance Qualification, Computer Software Validation and Test Method Validation).
  • Assists in gage design, measurement system analysis, and gage implementation as required. Is able to use various types of measuring instruments including, micrometers, calipers, comparators, tensile testers, coordinate measurement systems etc. to support engineering testing.
  • Assists in developing fixtures and designing tools and has the ability to express and implement ideas with tool designers.
  • Assists in the development of manufacturing and inspection procedures.
  • Support the Manufacturing Organization in creation, review and release of MPI & Risk Management Activities
  • Responsible to originate/oversee/assist in the creation & release of change orders (COs) through Agile PLM software.
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expertise in GMP and Process & Machine Capabilities
  • Acts as a liaison to vendors with regard to contracted products, tools & fixtures, and their manufacture.


Your skills

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from accredited institution in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related degree.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities including confidence, transparency, integrity, innovation, passion, patience and tenacity.
  • 4-6 years of experience in manufacturing and/or engineering is required.
  • Previous experience working in a regulated industry, such as Medical Device is preferred.
  • Six Sigma or Lean Sigma certification or 4 years of experience preferred.
  • Experience developing and implementing robust automated manufacturing equipment, preferred.
  • Experience with packaging, Laser, and CNC processes and equipment, preferred
Demonstrates strong computer skills, such as the use of Microsoft Office, Minitab, and databases.
Strong knowledge and skills in PLM system, Agile PLM, SAP, Windchill, Adaptive will enhance candidacy
Must be highly organized, creative, articulate and analytical
Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
Ability to multi-task independently with minimal supervision
  • Fluency in English required, Fluency in German would be an advantage


Your horizons

  • Our client offers you a dynamic workplace and the chance to influence the development of the lab.
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Competetive salary


Your contact

Herr Phill Rogers, Recruitment Consultant, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 58 233 2100.

You can apply directly online.

Please mention reference JN -032019-295116 in your application