manufacturing engineer in Bettlach

Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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bettlach, solothurn
Life Sciences
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olivier worch, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50
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Randstad Professionals is currently looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer who will be assigned an interesting challenge for a major client based in the area of Solothurn. 

This contract is an unique opportunity to join a major client, global group focusing on the Healthcare sector  (Medical device, Pharma/vaccines, Consumer health).

The initial assignment will start immediately and will last until October 2018

Role title: Manufacturing Engineer

1. Overall responsibilities

Plans and directs overall engineering activities. Coordinates the creation, development, design and improvement of corporate products in conformance with established programs and objectives. Provides engineering advice and assistance to other departments


2. Position duties and responsibilities

Provides direction and leadership in line with operational strategies and objectives to the industrial manufacturing organization in support of existing and new production facilities and processes.

- Manages a team of engineers in acquisition, implementation, improvement and support of industrial manufacturing processes designed to promote lean manufacturing, demand flow, work efficiency and cost savings.

- Plans, schedules, manages and monitors smooth execution of various engineering projects, ensuring adherence with all local government and company regulations, policies and procedures for EHS compliance.

- Ensures the documentation of project and program activities and deliverables.

- Supports implementation of new product development plans for the business unit. Develops industrial engineers and technicians as strong contributing members of extended NPI teams (New Product Introduction), promotes design manufacturability, provides product standard cost evaluation and prototyping.

Reviews and approves technical documentation to verify compliance technical specifications and standards.

- Plans and manages cost improvement program related to manufacturing engineering.

Allocates proper level of resources to facilitate attainment of project goals within established timelines and budgets.

- Oversees overall capital expenditures program for the business unit, responsible for the development and justification of the engineering department capital investments.

- Facilitates resolution of complex technical and operational problems, assists with investigations on non-conformance, complaints or CAPA (Corrective Action, Preventive Action).

- Keeps senior management informed on project and program status by creating, maintaining and presenting written reports on project and program status, costs, risks and issues, and performance against established targets on a regular basis.

— Leads and develops specialist engineers in areas of metal machining, metal surface treatment, packaging and CNC programming.

— Oversee a department for technical engineering work such as CAD, tooling, fixture design, and technical documentation.

3. Education Requirements:

— University/Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent


4. Experience:

- Minimum 10 years of related experience in industrial manufacturing engineering in the medical device or regulated industry

- Strategic agility, knowledge of business planning: ROI, Value proposition & Profit optimization

- Good knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.

- Cross-functional project management experience to develop and transfer new product and/or technology into manufacturing required.

- Excellent knowledge and understanding of the medical device ISO & QSR

- English is mandatory, German is a great asset.


If you are interested for this great role, don't hesitate to get in touch with me. I am looking forward to hearing from you. 

Olivier Worch Randstad Professionals (Schweiz) AG T +41 58 201 55 55