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Engineering Project Manager

  • Salary: CHF85 - CHF90 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Bern
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87693
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Engineering Project Manager

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My client is one of the leading Medical Device companies in Switzerland and is looking for an Engineering Project Manager (Senior). This is a contract in its Bern offices. My client is requesting a highly skilled individual who specializes in the engineering field. If you are interested in the position, then please check the criteria below:

Job Summary

You will lead and execute engineering work packages for several projects within budget, time-period and agreed requirements.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Provide/coordinate project management services for engineering and facility projects
  • Deliver project End-to-End, (i.e. from shaping the idea, through capital appropriation, various design stages and subsequent execution as well as commissioning or qualification and final handover to the user)
  • Apply state-of-the-art Project Management Standards
  • Provide subject matter or process expertise.
  • Use technical knowledge of equipment and facilities maintenance systems as well as calibration standards, tooling processes and documentation control systems in a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Establish a high performing team to deliver defined scope
  • Prepare routine status and progress reports
  • Lead the specification of functional and technical requirements and support Procurement in negotiations with contractors and vendors
  • Establish effective project planning and cost control (incl. hours)
  • Leads lesson learned workshops and foster organizational learning
  • Organise and direct multi-disciplinary teams effectively towards the project goal
  • Insure a safe working environment, esp. during construction and installation phases acc. to local EHS&S Guidelines
  • Supervise construction and machine installation
  • Responsible staying within assigned project budgets and timelines as well as defined deliverables
  • Project-related supervision on GMP, EHS and SOx-compliance matter

What you must have

  • Master's degree or advanced diploma in pharmaceutical or related engineering studies (mechanical, chemical engineer etc.)
  • Track record of at least eight years' experience in the biotechnology, pharma, food or nuclear industry, with proven experience in the engineering field
  • Knowledge of GMP regulations, pertaining to operation and maintenance of machinery and facilities
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in German

What is nice to have

  • Project Management Certification
  • Knowledge of FPX methodology

There are several on-going high priority projects:

  • Replacement of the material air look
  • Revamp/modernization of an old AP system
  • Extension/adaption of the existing cooling loop for a 2nd lyophilization line
  • Installation of a new waste water inactivation system in including adaption of the technical area
  • Retrofit deco autoclave, Retrofit escape door seals
  • Additional installation for the HVAC for dehumidification
  • Extension / expansion of a laboratory including installation of gas media
  • Final activities on separation of media in the building
  • Get quotes for new canteen equipment

Overview & general information

  • Start date: 01.10.2018
  • End date: 31.12.18
  • Work location: Bern
  • Workload: 100%

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16 or via email

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