Domaine d'activité
Human care
Sant'Antonino, Switzerland
Type de contrat
Permanent Contract
5 to 10 years

Description de l'offre


• Ensures compliance with all current regulations in terms of equipment and facility by planning controls and inspections promoting a safe working environment

• Review and implement procedures and standards to improve safety, quality and productivity

• Ensures compliance with internal rules in terms of ethics, inclusion and collaboration

• Coordinates assigned projects and ensures compliance with deadlines, costs and quality of work

• Review and approve changes related to equipment, piping, electrical parts etc. tracking changes in terms of updating drawings, maintenance plans and ensures alignment with the internal quality system

• Proposes, reviews and manages the relevant annual budget

• Ensures the maintenance of the structure and of the different buildings and supervises the maintenance of the systems in cooperation with the team

• Manages the relevant audits

• Prepares reports relating to maintenance activities, utilities management and identifies improvement areas on which to intervene by applying lean methodologies

• Dedicated to the continuous improvement of processes with particular attention to the implementation of lean tools (visual management, SPC, TPM, Kaizen etc.)

• Supports manufacturing activities ensuring timely interventions, but in total safety, following the necessary priorities agreed with the function managers.

• Guarantees the presence of critical spare parts

• Pushes for the search and resolution of the root causes that generate problems

• Collaborates with the Corporate Engineering Manager and the Plant Director in defining the annual investment budget

• Carries out feasibility studies and cost estimates, plans activities, develops basic engineering and coordinates detailed engineering; guarantees the correct execution of the works in the field, in compliance with the company standards of quality and safety and in compliance with environmental legislation, managing investment priorities

• Prepares and coordinates the ordinary and extraordinary maintenance program for both equipment and buildings, managing intervention priorities

• Maintains up-to-date technical documentation and supports functions for preparing documentation for submission to authorities

• Manages the relationship with public bodies as regards obtaining and maintaining technical authorisations

• Guarantees knowledge and constant updating on the best technologies available in relation to technical standards and local and international regulations applicable to company plants



·       Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent

·       Extensive knowledge of engineering practices mechanical power transmission, electrical power, mechanical and electrical design, layout fabrication, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and whole-facility maintenance

·       Experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting techniques

·       Excellent analytical skills including the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, process, change and improve design and equipment

·       Familiar with Swiss legislative requirements

·       Six Sigma green belt preferred

·       Written and verbal communication skills

·       Decision-making, problem-solving and organizational skills

·       Ability to lead a team and work jointly across departments

Description de l'entreprise

For over 30 years, Lesaffre has been involved in Human Health & Nutrition as part of its ambition to Better Nourish and Protect the Planet. In November 2018, Lesaffre acquired Gnosis Advanced Biotech and officially combined it with Lesaffre Human Care to form a new Business Unit named Gnosis by Lesaffre.
 At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are committed to cultivating and to delivering nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing, thanks to the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. Put differently, we explore life to improve living.
 Our vision: At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we strive for a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation.