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Automation Engineer

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client in Basel we are looking for Automation Engineer for 4-month contract.

Start date: ASAP

Position likely to be extended in 2020


. Automation engineer with experience in DeltaV to enable:

o Effective and efficient writing and review of functional specifications, technical guidance documents, work instructions and maintaining system life cycle documentation, including control module, equipment modules, phases and operations.

o Programming of DeltaV code including control modules, equipment modules, phases and operations* Work closely with our OMS (Operations Management System) team to develop operations for integration with Syncade OMS.

* Development of recipe architecture and structure within a batch environment.

* Contribute with the user teams to process optimization within the DeltaV system.

* Perform system and internal software tests of the configured code.

* Operational support for the DeltaV system to plant users.

Candidate Profile

* Minimum 3 years of experience as an Automation expert within GMP, regulated environments.

* Pharmaceutical/Biological industry background preferred

* Expertise in a broad range of Automation areas such as process control, OEM control systems and distributed control systems (Emerson DeltaV including Batch control is a mandatory requirement).

* Preferred knowledge of recipe authoring in Syncade

* Preferred experience and knowledge of working with Emerson PCSD module library

* Experienced in working with P&IDs, PFDs reading and interpreting process descriptions.

* Experience and knowledge of working with strict change control

* Reading, reviewing and writing functional specifications (past experience of working with Matrix style FS documentation would be useful but is not a mandatory)

* Ability to work in a cross function organization with Process, Engineering and User elements.

* Team player and problem solver, self-driven and able to work with minimum supervision with good communication skills within the immediate Automation team and other functions.

* Experience in working in line with Good Documentation Practices

* Fluent in written and spoken English is mandatory, written and spoken German is beneficial but not a must.

For more information please contact Barbara Tenerowicz at:

Email: Barbara Tenerowicz

Reference: 755208630

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