Industry 4.0 Engineer (f/m/d)

Bachem AG

Bachem AG


Key information

  • Publication date:

    07 November 2022
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    German, English
  • Place of work:


Bachem ist ein börsenkotiertes, auf die Peptid-Chemie fokussiertes Technologie-Unternehmen mit einem umfassenden Leistungsangebot für die Pharma- und Biotechnologie-Industrie. Bachem ist spezialisiert auf die Entwicklung innovativer, effizienter Herstellungsverfahren und die zuverlässige Produktion Peptid-basierter pharmazeutischer Wirkstoffe. Ein umfangreicher Katalog von Biochemikalien für Forschungszwecke und exklusive Kundensynthesen ergänzen das Angebot. Mit Hauptsitz in der Schweiz sowie Niederlassungen in Europa und den USA ist das Unternehmen weltweit tätig und verfügt über die industrieweit grösste Erfahrung und Fachkompetenz. In der Zusammenarbeit mit ihren Kunden legt Bachem grössten Wert auf Qualität, Innovation und Partnerschaft.

At Bachem, technological leadership and innovative strength have been the cornerstones of our success since the very beginning of our company. Our tailored innovation management approach encourages and empowers all employees to come up with new ideas and drive their implementation.

We are looking for «Industry 4.0 Engineers» helping Bachem to achieve our ambitious growth targets by realizing smart manufacturing concepts.

Our ambition:

  • Building the most cutting edge peptide and oligo production facility in the world
  • End to End Integration of the entire automation pyramid
  • Implementation of Industry 4.0 standards
  • Construction of a new green-field site in Switzerland
  • Onboarding of other sites around the globe

Your Tasks:

  • Conceptional design of the OT architecture (Applications, Integrations, Dataflow)
  • Technology selection and implementation (e.g. MES, Historian, Integration Layer, Reporting, IIoT)
  • Development of solutions (DevOps) together with the business
  • Definition of new standards and processes
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork with all stakeholders
  • Driving Innovation
  • Global roll-out to our sites in US and Switzerland
  • Review and assess cyber security threats and definition of remediations
  • Management of 3rd party integrators to ensure they are meeting agreed services and quality levels
  • Develop and maintain documentation

Your Profile:

  • Master's degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science, or in a related field (PhD is a plus)
  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and interest to learn new subjects
  • Experience in OT Systems with relevant subjects of security, network, hosting
  • Experience in Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
  • Experience in control systems design, implementation and/or maintenance
  • Knowledge in industrial communications & automation (OPC-UA, APIs...)
  • Knowledge in data management and data modelling is a plus
  • Team player with understanding of IT and business jargon
  • Entrepreneurial attitude - taking responsibility in understanding topics, owning them, and delivering success (end-to end solution)
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written) and German (office language)

 Interested? Please connect with Mrs. Carolin Pelk (Senior HR Business Partner) and submit your documents via our recruiting tool (


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