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Site Engineering Head (w/m) 100%

Liesberg/Aesch, Switzerland

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region and Latin America, and operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world.  We value courage, commitment, trust and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action-oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

For our Sites in Aesch/BL and Liesberg/BL are we currently looking for a

Site Engineering Head (w/m) 100%

In this role, you are reporting directly to our Site Head. Your main mission is to ensure, coordinate and organize all engineering activities at both Sites.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and Coach five direct Reports and enable them to fulfil their tasks within their Teams and functional responsibilities
  • Disciplinary and functional management of the whole Engineering Team (30 employee) including budget responsibility and year end processes
  • Responsible for bulk and packaging equipment investments as well as infrastructure facilities including feasibility studies, qualification activities and concept studies
  • Develop and put into action a Site Master Plan
  • Overall responsibility for CAPEX projects including budget and timelines
  • Experience in planning and executing a Site Consolidation

Your profile:

  • Master degree in relevant field such as Chemical or Pharmaceutical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or relevant other qualification gained in a previous role
  • At least 8 years of experience, ideally in a pharmaceutical or biotech manufacturing environment
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and to lead within a matrix organization
  • Proven and strong negotiation, communication, project management and influencing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a challenging, demanding and fast changing environment.
  • High resistance to pressure and the capability to handle short timelines and complexity
  • German mother tongue, fluent in English both written and spoken, French as an asset

Our offer:

This is the opportunity to develop and grow your career in a dynamic and international organisation where we value commitment, courage, empathy and trust. You can actively participate in shaping our future. Does this sound exciting? We are looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply via our Website by clicking here.

Further Information

Our team is happy to respond to any questions about the role or Acino you may have:

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Only direct applications are considered.



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