Automation Engineer


Bern, CH

Main responsibilities


  • Supervision of the automation systems in the production area and the operating infrastructure
  • In conjunction with the project engineering, create and adhere to project budgets and schedules and monitors project for compliance to budget
  • Providing technical customer service and project lead for automation engineering projects for capital projects focusing, process optimization, risk mitigation, and compliance improvements
  • Preparing engineering calculations and analysis related to process control design and equipment selections
  • Oversight and coordination of automation and controls activities that include design, specification creation, procurement, construction/installation oversight, system troubleshooting and repairs, and operation of facility systems
  • Providing technical direction and leadership on a project basis for Engineers, and Technicians
  • Perform work in accordance with internal SOP’s and good engineering practices, and ensuring compliance with regulations such as GAMP, CGMP, and applicable local and federal codes


Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor or Master-Degree in  Automation Engineering or related discipline
  • 5 or more years of experience in an industrial controls setting
  • Expert knowledge of automation principles and concepts such as GAMP, 21 CFR11 requirements, data integrity concepts
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and collaborate with internal and external team members
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Basic programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Preferably multilingual – at least German and English, written and spoken


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.