manufacturing engineer in Haegendorf

Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & 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 a Manufacturing engineer who will be assigned an interesting challenge for a major client based in the Solothurn area. This contract is an unique opportunity to join a global group focusing on the Healthcare sector (Medical device, Pharma/vaccines, Consumer health). The assignment will take place in one of the manufacturing location of this major name.

The initial assignment will start immediately and will last until December 2019.

Project Scope:

By May 26th 2020, all medical device companies must demonstrate and maintain compliance in accordance with the new EU Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR). This assignment will take place in the framework of the implementation of the MDR.

Your key responsibilities will include:

This role supports manufacturing operations in the areas of process development, tool design, machine programming & layout, machinery & equipment, continuous improvement and other duties associated with engineering support of production.

Provides direction and technical support regarding equipment design and development, testing of materials, preparation of specifications and operator instructions, process studies, investigations, root cause analysis, problem solving and report or presentation preparation.

  • Supports the needs of manufacturing areas in terms of meeting the requirements for quality standards and compliant documentation, capacity, product availability and cost.

  • Coordinate and Support new equipment acquisition efforts including user requirement specifications (URS), machine selection, installation, validation, employee training.

  • Develops process validation strategy and writes and executes engineering studies and process validation protocols and summary reports (IQ, OQ, PQ, CSV and Test Method Validation).

  • Assists in gage design, measurement system analysis, and gage implementation as required. Is able to use various types of measuring instruments including, micrometers, calipers, comparators, tensile testers, coordinate measurement systems etc. to support engineering testing.

  • Assists in developing fixtures and designing tools and has the ability to express and implement ideas with tool designers.

  • Assists in the development of manufacturing and inspection procedures.

  • Support the Manufacturing Organization in creation, review and release of MPI & Risk Management Activities

  • Responsible to originate/oversee in the creation & release of change orders (COs) through Agile PLM software.

  • Acts as Subject Matter Expertise in GMP and Process & Machine Capabilities

  • Liaise to vendors for contracted products, tools & fixtures, and their manufacture.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from accredited institution in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related degree.

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities including confidence, transparency, integrity, innovation, passion, patience and tenacity.


  • 4-6 years of experience in manufacturing and/or engineering is required.

  • Previous experience working in a regulated industry (Medical Device) is preferred.

  • Six Sigma or Lean Sigma certification or 4 years of experience preferred.

  • Experience developing and implementing robust automated manufacturing equipment, preferred.

  • Experience with packaging, Laser, and CNC processes and equipment, preferred

  • Savvy with Microsoft Office, Minitab, and databases

  • Strong knowledge in PLM system, Agile PLM, SAP, Windchill, Adaptive will enhance candidacy

  • English fluent / German is an important plus.


If you are interested for this role, don't hesitate to get in touch with me and send me your CV.  For enquiries, you can also reach me under following email 

I am looking forward to receiving your application and share some further details about this challenging role.