Senior Facilities Engineer
16.08.2019 | Employee | 100%

AKKA Switzerland brings together its passion for technologies, its proximity to its industrial and tertiary customers and its push for continuous innovation. Being part of a family owned company - AKKA technologies - with more than 21'000 employees and 21 excellence centers, our Swiss teams evolve in fields such as watchmaking, financial services, software development, luxury goods, life Sciences, aeronautics, and mobility. We leverage on a unique innovation ecosystem which includes global leading companies, State authorities, NGOs and 1st rank Universities.

Our branches in Geneva and Zurich can also leverage on the group's excellence centers (digital labs, prototyping, consulting practice ) to offer a broader set of solutions to all its Swiss customers.

Joining AKKA Switzerland means joining teams dedicated to boost innovation for its customers while sharing a passion for technologies.

Senior Facilities Engineer

Place: Canton de Neuchatel

Contract: permanent avec AKKA Switzerland


Once the installation is completed by project team and operated by the user Production teams, it is Plant Engineering who is providing the technical support for the user with respect to re-occurring problems, required modifications, optimizations and Continuous Improvements.


  • Be the primary contact (Subject Matter Expert SME) for the users of the assigned installation with regard to technical aspects.
  • Provide expertise in systems and production equipment such as HVAC system, Water systems, WFI, Cooling system, Cooling lopp, Chillers, Process Gases and Building Utility


  • Leads &/or Supports the design and qualification of improvements, changes or upgrades to the equipment/plant.
  • Ensures proactively that the technical condition of the equipment, systems and installations are appropriate for use, proposing corrective actions to the user in case of weaknesses.
  • Organizing and coordinating corrective actions related to improvement and modifications.
  • Ensure compatibility and consistency with existing organization and industry standards


  • Ensure that appropriate safety measures are taken to prevent all risks of injury
  • Develops and applies engineering procedures and company standards.
  • Ensures implementation of site, divisional and corporate procedures.
  • Participates in internal and external audits as a system expert.
  • Provides appropriate training to services and users
  • Participates in internal and external audits as systems expert
  • Respect and apply EHS rules


Engineering degree in mechanical/electrical engineering, biotechnology or chemistry.

  • Experience in the Pharma/Biotech/Chimie or Energies industry
  • Knowledge of electrical installations
  • Experience in the installation, commissioning and validation of pharmaceutical facilities, utiltities and process equipment as HVAC system, Water systems, WFI, Cooling system,

Cooling lopp, Chillers, Process Gases and Building Utility Systems.

  • Good organization and communication skills
  • French and English (spoken and written)

If this sounds like your next challenge could you please send me your updated CV at / (+41 78 226 96 58) and I will call you to discuss it in more details.

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