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Director of Engineering & Projects

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Basel
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: dsj121
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance, Manufacturing, Project Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 09/10/2017
After a period of recent growth, a global pharmaceuticals company based in Switzerland are currently searching for a new Global Director of Engineering & Projects. The role has responsibility for a global Capex portfolio that includes the construction of a new Greenfield site as well as a number of brownfield development projects. Sitting two levels below the board the opportunity is ideal for someone looking for strategic responsibility, interacting with some of the most senior members of the organisation in addition to not moving away from the technical aspects of the role.


The position:
  • Director of Engineering & Projects
  • Reporting to SVP of Engineering
  • Overall responsibility of Capex budget of over 500 million Euros
  • Direct responsibility for a team of 12 individuals
  • Global remit with an expected travel of around 40%

The Person:
  • Previous experience working in a process industry (Life Science Preferable)
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Engineering Degree
  • Experience having led international, cross-functional teams
  • Strong change management capabilities

If you would like to hear a little bit more about this position, feel free to reach out to with a copy of your CV suggesting a good time to speak.

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