Senior Cost Engineer

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Switzerland
Valais, Switzerland
Posting date: 10 Oct 2023

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Proclinical are recruiting for a Senior Cost Engineer to join a biotech organisation. This role is on a contract basis with hybrid working available.


  • You will reply to any ad hoc requests for data, data analysis, and presentation materials.
  • Offer aid to any other cos controllers when necessary.
  • Guarantee correct cost breakdown structure coding is utilised for all requisitions, purchase orders and invoices.
  • The ideal candidate will analyse data to comprehend variances from plan and impact of actual performance on total installed costs.
  • Contribute to the delivery team and functional team meetings and workshops necessary.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level in an engineering, scientific, quantity, surveying, or business management field or corresponding work experience.
  • Fluency in the English language with knowledge in German would be beneficial.
  • Demonstrable experience in a cost engineering role for large projects such as > 100 Mio CHF.
  • Capable of comprehending cost data in a constant and effective manner as well as communicate pertinent information to senior management.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Interpersonal and influencing abilities.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Competent in SAP and Oracle Primavera Unifier.
  • Familiarity working within an international setting.
  • Acquaintance working within biopharmaceutical facilities, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning type projects would be ideal.
  • Analytical capabilities.
  • Capable of performing analysis of multifaceted/large data sets, draw conclusions accordingly, and prepare and assist with decisions.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Cameron Huntington at +41 61 508 7054.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.