30 Oct, 2023

Biotech Process Engineer SME

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Lengnau, Switzerland
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Job Description



Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, growing efficiency in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our distributed team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.


The state-of-the-art multi-purpose manufacturing facility is crafted for large-scale production of biologics and has high expansion potential. After completion of construction activities, our site in Lengnau will offer highly flexible biomanufacturing technologies, from development to large-scale production including stainless steel equipment to meet our customer needs.



Technical Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead and manage the required deliverables within the scope of an assigned project

  • Liaise with Thermo Fisher internal stakeholders services to ensure all needs are met

  • Review and challenge design done by third party design companies

  • Prioritize and coordinate activities within assigned field of responsibility

  • Ensure adherence to project budget for assigned scope and manage changes per defined project change control process

  • Support development of project schedules with timelines and interdependencies for all tasks

  • Ensure projects are closed out properly following completion, including summary reports and lessons learned to be applied

  • Responsibility and accountability for working according to cGxP and EHSS requirements as laid out in the Thermo Fisher SOPs and procedures as well as all relevant external / governmental guidance


Education & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree or local equivalent in Mechanical, Process or Chemical Engineering

  •  Bachelor's degree + 5 years experience or Master's degree + 2 years in the engineering field, preferably in the pharmaceutical, food, or chemical process industry.

  • Functional knowledge of cGMPs and manufacturing operations in FDA regulated facility.

  • Experience of multi-cultural work environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and preferably German or another European language




We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!


Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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