Process Automation Engineer


Process Automation Engineer —  pharmaceuticals industry

Join a Team as a Process Automation Engineer in Basel, at one of the major pharmaceuticals company worldwide. 

The Process Automation Engineer is accountable for the life cycle management of process automation systems at Basel DS and provides support for ongoing production. Additionally, the individual acts as the owner of Basel DS automation systems in relation to change management in QMS. The role involves developing and implementing concepts and standards related to electronic documentation in PLS and MES, enhancing them considering all GMP-relevant aspects. 


  • Degree in a technical or scientific field (Bachelor, Master, or PhD).
  • Over 5 years of experience in a GMP-regulated environment.
  • Extensive kledge of MES systems and automation.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (Python, R, SQL, etc.).
  • Experience in visualizations, statistics, and machine learning.
  • Fluent in German or English.


  • Generate quality-specific reports and queries from MES.
  • Create and revise regulations related to automation and MES.
  • Adjust master data in automation systems.
  • Conduct training for new employees on MES introduction.
  • Represent the department in inspections.
  • Support analytic projects and collaborate with other Data Science teams.