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Johnson & Johnson

Project Engineer

Posted Dec 27, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00014099
40 hrs/week
11 months
Starts: Jan 23, 2023
Ends: Dec 31, 2023
Payrate range

Project Engineer (2/4 yrs)

Location: Bern, 100% onsite

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 40

Languages: German conversational, English fluent (essential)

Janssen Vaccines in Bern, which belongs to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, was founded in 1898 as the Swiss Serum and Vaccine Institute. At Janssen Vaccines in Bern, we develop and deliver innovative biopharmaceutical products, based on bacterial and viral technologies, for clinical trials up to launch. The site is involved in the COVID-19 activities of Johnson & Johnson. The innovation center for viral and bacterial vaccines and novel therapies already produced the Ebola vaccine at the same viral production platform in the last few years.

roles and responsibilities

For a new project in Janssen Bern rolling from ASAP until end of 2023, involving the refurbishment of a production building we are looking for a:


Project Engineer (2/4 yrs experience)

 German at least conversational and English Fluent

Availability to work 100% at site


Educational background

Technical degree

2-4 years experience

This will involve / How to Succeed: 

Professional background

  • Knowledge in the field of project management in the pharmaceutical industry, from planning, execution to commissioning of equipment, utilities (E-2-E)

  • Strong technical skills in the construction of pharmaceutical sites and their infrastructure

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the core business and technical area

  • Experienced in working with internal departments (development, operations, quality, technical services) to carry out projects, develop standards and define project requirements and priorities

  • Experience working with different stakeholders, internally and externally

  • Profound GMP-knowledge


  • Support the project lead Engineering & team

  • Execute small work packages self-independently in consultation with the project manager

  • Prepare documents (specifications, URS, specification) with internal customers

  • Obtain and process quotations

  • Support in writing investment proposals

  • Coordinating suppliers incl. preparation of work permits in collaboration with EHS

  • Create, prepare, file, archive project documentation

  • Writing of SAP notifications

  • Possibility to take over further tasks in the deputy of the project lead


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Janssen

Janssen is the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company. At Janssen, we bring together top scientists and researchers to pursue the most promising science and drive collaboration to create visionary medicines and healthcare solutions covering five priority therapeutic areas - Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience and Oncology. Contribute to the next pharmaceutical breakthrough with your next project at Janssen. 

Janssen: https://www.janssen.com

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.


We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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