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Lead Automation Engineer, Pharma / Life Sciences

Location: Skovlunde (Copenhagen), Kalundborg, Middelfart, Odense, Esbjerg or Aalborg, Denmark

Take your next career step with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. If you have experience with automation in pharma manufacturing, and you want to use your knowledge in the forefront of the automation area, this job is your perfect opportunity. Your overall objective is to take the Danish pharma industry into a new digital age. You will get the opportunity to build the newest factories using the latest technologies and principles. There is a significant need in the market, and our client therefore has a seriously exciting pipeline, which is also the reason why they are looking for several new colleagues. Your focus will be project execution from design to validation. You will unfold your skills in an international and partly virtual department with approx. 25 highly competent colleagues who all have a technical background like yourself. The team is international, but the focus is on the Danish Pharmaceutical industry, and you will be working closely together with your colleagues in our engineering departments in Denmark. The tasks are always solved in a small team, where each individual has independent responsibility based on personal competencies. The key words are knowledge sharing, collaboration and helpfulness. In general, you can look forward to be part of a very positive and well-functioning environment. Our client put together teams from project to project, where the participants' knowledge and experience complement each other optimally. The idea is thus that you generally get to work with the things you are good at and interested in – with the associated opportunity to continuously become more skilled in other areas.

Some the exciting responsibilities in your role includes:

  • Automate pharmaceutical factories with a clear focus on green field projects

  • Participate in all project phases from design to validation

  • Contribute to system design

  • Develop applications

  • Install and test

  • Validate - both FAT & SAT

  • Document according to GMP rules

  • Train customers' employees / process operators in the systems


  • A technical education

  • Experience with automation within pharma and therefore also good process understanding

  • Knowledge of 800xA and motivation to become even more skilled in the field

  • Good collaboration skills and desire to solve tasks as part of an international team

  • Overview and structure with associated ability to document systematically

  • Good communication and English skills, written and oral

Feel free to reach out to Mikael Örnhem at +46731543 381 or for more details.


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