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Automation Engineer

Job Description

Xcede are proud to be working with a Global Market Leader & Technology Leader in the provision of special purpose machines for the Pharmaceutical industry to recruit an Automation Engineer

Job Role: Automation Engineer

Location: Allschwil

Salary: Up to €100,000 pa plus benefits

As an Automation Engineer your remit will include:

  • Managing the automation part of our projects from contract review to handover to the customer
  • Planning and development of software for SPS controls, user interfaces and their documentation
  • Creation of test programmes and plans for control systems
  • Execution and documentation of programme tests within the scope of a standard and GMP compliant control qualification
  • Coordination and cooperation during commissioniAutong in house and at the customer's premises
  • Support of our customer service

What you will bring to the company:


  • Engineer FH, HF with specialisation in electrical engineering or automation
  • Several years of professional experience in plant engineering, preferably with a pharmaceutical background
  • Profound experience in control engineering
  • Very good user knowledge of Siemens (Step 7/TIA) and/or Allen Bradley controls
  • Safe handling of MS-Office and IT systems
  • German and good knowledge of English


  • Coordination ability, ability to work under pressure, ability to work in a team
  • Independent working method
  • Willingness to travel worldwide (about 20%)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Competent presentation to customers

What they promise to offer:

  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Promotion through further training, especially at our SKAN Academy
  • Intensive and job-oriented introduction
  • Short decision-making paths and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy
  • 5 weeks holidays and the possibility of further holidays