Production Engineer 100% - Fribourg

5 days left

Villars-sur-Glâne, Switzerland
09 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
About You
In order to reinforce our Production Technical Support Team, we are looking for a skilled and entrepreneur engineer.

Your main responsibility will be to support the Production and Packaging department by leading improvement projects related to equipment, packaging materials or processes in order to increase Quality and Productivity.

In this role, you will:
  • Support/lead investigations linked to quality or performance issues in order to avoid reoccurrence
  • Propose, Support & Lead improvement projects in order to reduce Deviations and improve line performance
  • Coordinate projects with internal departments, other project stakeholders and suppliers
  • Be a key player in problem solving
  • Act as single point of contact for all technical problems linked to packaging material
  • Coordinate change request for internal and/or customer requests
  • Support qualification department into equipment qualification with a focus on packaging material
  • Support Technical Customer Request process for quotations
  • Deal with packaging component suppliers in case of complaints/Non conformity to solve quality issues
  • Act as a commodity specialist for packaging material
  • Comply to Vifor quality procedures based on cGMP standards
  • Ensure employees are well trained to new SOPs
  • Ensure investigations are well documented and ready to be presented to Health authorities
  • Act as Backup Key User for online printing and Serialization process
  • Promote the right collaboration & communication with others departments/employees/operators

For this challenge, we are searching for a dynamic, rigorous and social person bringing the following profile:
  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering or related field required
  • Ideally 5 years experience in a Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Manufacturing support role
  • Proven experience with packaging material (blisters, folding boxes, plastic pots)
  • Experience in online printing
  • Experience in serialization processes and software a serious plus
  • GxP Compliance Knowledge / pharma industry experience a plus
  • Lean/Six sigma certification is an asset
  • High proficiency on office tools (Excel, Power point)
  • Fluent in French and English

You are a pragmatic person who likes to identify and solve problems from the roots. You can contribute to conceptual approaches but also be ready to roll up your sleeves and have a hands-on attitude. Responsible and methodical, you enjoy taking initiatives and working autonomously. You are creative but pay high attention to details. You have excellent organizational skills and prioritize according to needs. You are an excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, allowing you to interact with all kind of stakeholders in a multidisciplinary environment.

About Us
At Vifor Pharma, we use our skills, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit to offer innovative solutions in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, so we can help patients around the world live better, healthier lives. This is why we come to work every day.
Are you empowered to create a better world, and be part of life changing work? As a global pharmaceutical company, we offer the chance to be part of a worldwide team, where passion and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Learn more at .
What you can expect of us
As we work to support patients, we also take care for our employees' professional and personal growth and well-being. We show appreciation and recognition through attractive benefits that will enhance your life, develop you, empower you to grow, and create your own career journey with us.

  • Open, safe and inclusive culture that fosters creativity and unleashes individual potential, whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites, in the field, or offices
  • Learning opportunities that enhances your skill set focused on business and personal effectiveness, leadership and management skills, and much more
  • Flexible workplace environment, home office opportunities, competitive vacation entitlement
  • Attractive financial participation schemes, adapted regionally, that provide employees with additional security for every life situation, including: Pension plans, participation schemes, and savings plans
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