Manager Process Engineering & Automation


Bern, CH

We want to strengthen our Engineering team with a   

Manager Process Engineering & Automation (f/m)

Main responsibilities

  • Leading a team of skilled process & automation engineers which is responsible for site capital, operational excellence projects, root cause analysis of deviations, and problem-solving at the Bern site
  • Participation in the development of concept, design and fabrication, commissioning, and qualification of process systems and equipment in a GMP environment
  • Collaboration with internal Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) team in the development and/or technology transfer of new solutions and modifications to our existing manufacturing process systems
  • Driving and developing appropriate solutions to satisfy the needs of internal stakeholders in accordance with company guidelines and procedures, and within budget and schedule commitments


Qualification requirements

  • Bachelor or Master-Degree in  Biochemical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 7 or more years of experience in applied process design engineering relating to biological production.
  • Extensive knowledge of GMP requirements and commissioning and qualification required
  • Formal training in fermentation/bioreactors and/or typical separation and purification technology applications in biologicals manufacturing is an advantage.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and collaborate with internal and external team members
  • Strong analytical skills, hands-on troubleshooting skills and the capability to utilize AutoCAD, analysis software and company quality system software.
  • 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.