Engineering Project Manager in Bern

  • Salary: 100 CHF per hour
  • REF Number: 00044225
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 01438 842962
  • Date Published: 18.12.2018
  • Sector:
  • Location: Bern Area
  • Discipline: Technical - Production/Manufacturing

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for an Engineering Project Manager to join a global healthcare company at their site based in Bern on a contract basis until the end of 2019, with a strong possibility of extension.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Lead and execute engineering work packages for several projects on site within budget, in time and agreed requirement.
  • Provide or coordinate project management services for engineering and facility project.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepare routine status and progress reports.
  • Establish effective project planning and cost control (incl. hours).
  • Lead the specification of functional and technical requirements and supports Procurement in negotiations with contractors and vendors.

Specific projects will include:

  • 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 2 new canteen equipment.

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

  • Organised and able to direct multi-disciplinary teams effectively towards the project goal.
  • Ability to ensure a safe working environment, esp. during construction and installation phases acc. to local EHS&S Guidelines.
  • Ability to supervise construction and machine installation.
  • Master degree or advanced diploma in pharmaceutical or related engineering studies (mechanical, chemical engineer etc.).
  • Previous experience biotechnology, pharma, food or nuclear industry, with proven experience in the engineering field.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global healthcare organisation.For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 41727679 or email Please quote reference QLS44225 in all correspondence.

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