testing project leader 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 an international tobacco company in Neuchâtel, we are seeking a: 

Testing Project Leader  

Location: Neuchâtel

Contract: open ending

Your main objective will be to lead projects related to testing equipment design, manufacturing and validation stages to assess and control the products’ quality.


  • Lead the development of 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 

  • Supervision of cross functional teams and of third party development suppliers for

  • complex modular equipment

  • Develop business justification, scope, resource & skills requirements for projects, technical specifications and qualification plan 

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

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

Skills and Competencies: 

  • PhD or Master University degree in Mechanical/Software/Engineering design or a related field 

  • Project management (waterfall and agile methodologies) experience. A project management certification (PMP, Prince 2 or IPMA) is a plus.

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a similar position 

  • Experience working in the field of special-purpose machines

  • Knowledge of relevant standards (ISO 17025,  GAMP, Good engineering principles) 

  • Fluency in English, both oral and written


Please note that a UE27/AELE nationality or a valid Swiss Work Permit are required for this position due to legal compliance in Switzerland.