Automation Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049005
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact:
  • Date Published: 05.10.2020
  • Sector:
  • Location: Allschwill, Basel Area
  • Discipline: Technical - Electrical Engineer

Adrien Guimard is recruiting for a dynamic candidate to join a Innovative company at their site based in Basel on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role will be to

  • Manage the automation part of projects from contract review to handover to the customer
  • Plan and develop software for SPS controls, user interfaces and their documentation
  • Create test programmes and plans for control systems
  • Execute and document programme tests within the scope of a standard and GMP compliant control qualification

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Coordination and cooperation during commissioning in house and at the customer's premises
  • Support of customer service

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Engineer FH, HF with specialisation in electrical engineering or automation
  • Several years of professional experience in plant engineering, preferably with a pharmaceutical background
  • Profound experience in control engineering
  • Very good user knowledge of Siemens (Step 7/TIA) and/or Allen Bradley controls
  • Safe handling of MS-Office and IT systems
  • German and good knowledge of English
  • coordination ability, ability to work under pressure, ability to work in a team
  • Independent working method
  • Willingness to travel worldwide (about 20%)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Competent presentation to customers

What they offer

  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Promotion through further training
  • Intensive and job-oriented induction
  • Short decision-making paths and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy
  • 5 weeks holidays and the possibility of further holidays

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien Guimard on 0044 (0) 1438 870 027 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 49005 in all correspondence.

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