project engineer / vision system expert in neuchatel

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neuchatel, neuchâtel
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Life Sciences
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058 201 55 50

job description

For our client Philip Morris SA in Neuchâtel, we are seeking a ::

Project Engineer / Vision System Expert

Location: Neuchâtel

Contract: 6 months with possibility of extension

Purpose of the job:

The successful candidate will lead projects related to testing equipment design, manufacturing as well as method development and qualification stages to assess and control Reduced Risk Products quality.


  • Develop new technologies & solutions for testing quality parameters of novel RRPs and its component

  • Manage multiple projects from the stage of proof of concept up to designing and manufacturing high throughput testing equipment

  • Develop, plan, execute and qualify/validate test equipment and its methods

  • Initiate and build up collaborations with external centers of expertise (universities, suppliers, laboratories, etc.)


  • University degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Material Science, Physics

  • Experience in vision system and image analysis software is a must

  • Experience in machine learning, deep learning is preferred.

  • Experience in project and people management

  • Metrology knowledge, developing new test methods for sophisticated consumer goods

  • Knowledge of relevant standards (ISO 17025 preferred)

  • Experience in mechatronics and robotics is a  plus.

  • Experience in automation and pharmaceutical standards is plus

  • Fluency in English, both oral and written. French is a plus.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Leadership, communication, drive, action oriented, planning

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, collaboration, teamwork, consumer focus, creativity


Please note a  valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25/EFTA citizenship is required for this position