Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Senior MES Engineer

  • Contract
  • Switzerland
  • 42003549

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Senior MES Engineer for our pharmaceutical client in Switzerland. This is an initial 12-month contract, fully onsite role.


We are seeking a Senior MES Engineer who can plan, install and guarantee the functionality of a Syncade MES system with significant experience in MES, Windows Server, MSSQL, Virtualization and a high-level programming language to join our talent community. You support the standardization and optimization of the MES standard library and are jointly responsible for training and knowledge transfer within the team. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now for the position as Senior MES Engineer in our EI&C system group.


• Already in the planning and engineering phase, you support and align the product and production specific requirements in cooperation with the responsible plant team and with the global and local engineering team (EMR).

• Ensuring the cGMP-compliant documentation (Validation, SOP, etc.) in cooperation with the plant EMR engineer and system group.

• Support and troubleshoot of technical issues of the existing MES systems in site Visp.

• Perform routine maintenance and updates to ensure the stability and optimal performance of the MES Syncade system.

• Development and optimization of Electronic Work Instructions, Behaviors and Function Modules.

• Constantly improving procedures and processes in compliance with the safety, hygiene, environmental and quality requirements in the area of responsibility.

Candidate profile:

• Education: Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Electrical Engineer, IT Engineer, Automation Engineer)

• Recipe Writing is not part of the job requirements

• In-depth knowledge of Syncade architecture, configuration, and troubleshooting.

• Recognizing risks in relation to security or compliance / Good GMP knowledge

• Structured, focused and well organized work ethic. Solution orientated and Open-minded for new ideas

• Impeccable team and social skills, very good understanding of IT / process control systems. A view for operational optimization potential. Independent problem-solving capability.

• Ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels; business understanding and strong team orientation

• Working responsible especially with the owned system

• Languages: English fluent

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Paul Wheatley on 0035383 094 0199 or alternatively send an up-to-date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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