Engineer, Automation

14.09. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Engineer, Automation


As an Automation Engineer you will be part of the engineering team responsible for the design, FAT, commissioning, qualification and improvement of the Facility and Process automation systems used to support the production of biopharmaceutical drug substance during the construction and operational phases. You will be part of an exciting & motivated group and will report to the Automation Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a combined experience of biotech process automation and building management systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with various automation, manufacturing, process engineering and IT stakeholders in order to execute the daily activities during Construction, Commissioning and Qualification phase

  • Manage Commissioning & Qualification activities (FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ) related to automation systems

  • Manage Risk analysis and DQ activities related to automation systems

  • Ensure that appropriate project documentation & hand-over are prepared and shared

  • Support the setup and maintenance of the various Facility automation systems, including the Building management systems – HVAC & Black Utilities, Process and Pure Fluids Automation

  • Work independently and also supervise the activities of contractors and automation vendors

  • Contribute to the definition of site automation standards. Develop standard operating procedures to ensure the future compliance and management of the automation systems.

  • Once the site is operational, handle the automation day-to-day challenges.

  • Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics

  • Act within compliance and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines

  • Be open and ready to work in a demanding environment


  • Engineering educational background preferably in Automation, Electrical, Bio or Chemical processing

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the automation of a biotech engineering/manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with various automation systems

  • Experience with DCS/PCS and PLC. Good knowledge of the Rockwell and Siemens platforms. The knowledge of other platforms is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of Virtualization of automated systems

  • Knowledge of Single Use process automation is an advantage

  • Understanding of electrical standards

  • Good project management skills and good knowledge of Design, Construction and C&Q activities

  • Fluent in French and English

  • Broad knowledge of Pharmaceutical Quality, Manufacturing and GLP/GCP/GMP/GAMP practices

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

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Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%


Incyte Biosciences International Sàrl

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