Automation Engineer


Have you the initiative spirit, ability to work under pressure, ability to take decisions? Are you an enthusiastic team member?
When your answer is yes, this job opportunity is right for you!

Essential duties

  • Development and implementation of automation projects;
  • Independently processing demanding overall projects in the areas of automation;
  • Maintain and ensure proper operation of Automation systems § Meeting and controlling deadlines;
  • Defining automation strategy, concepts and implementing proposals;
  • Collaboration in investment projects in the area of automation /alarm concept;
  • Responsible for the allocated assignments on technical competence;
  • Coordinating and supervising alarm management between the Control System Operator and the IT Department;
  • Implementing software changes and documentation;
  • Maintaining technical documentation and compiling VIH checklists of automated systems;
  • Coordinating preventive maintenance of automated systems;
  • Defining guidelines, SOPs, maintenance and supporting contracts with suppliers;
  • Supporting the Maintenance Team in the area of control technology (MSR) § On-call service (approx. 1 per month for 7 days);
  • Compliance with the budget defined in the projects;
  • Ensuring following of training on automation-specific applications within Technical Services;


  • EMSR Technician: Education/training in the field of electrical engineering / measurement and control technology or automation or comparable;
  • Resident near Bern (max. 1 hour drive [intervention time requirement for on-call service]);
  • Working kledge of GMP, technical understanding of PLC and computer systems;
  • Experience in inspections;
  • Kledge of computerized systems in general and maintenance management control system;
  • Understanding of computerized systems qualifications;
  • Experience with common Fieldbus networks, HMIs and SCADA systems;
  • Experience with operation of automation infrastructure (Network, servers and services associated);
  • Initiative spirit, ability to work under pressure, ability to take decisions, judgement, independence, conscientious way of working;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, assess priorities in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to think and comprehend, planning and organizational skills, problem-solving ability, ability to implement ideas;
  • Communication skills (oral), ability to deal with conflict, ability to work in a team, assertiveness;
  • Ability to assess needs and deliver solutions to internal customers under the own respective competency;
  • od command of written and spoken English and German;

Thank you for your application, we're looking forward to speaking with you!