Engineering Supervisor – Life Sciences

Posted 4 weeks ago

Engineering Supervisor – Life Sciences
Salary Circa: Negotiable + Full Executive Company Benefits in accordance with Swedish Law
Your Location: Based in a commutable distance to Gothenburg, Sweden

The Requirements:

  • You must have 3-5+ years’ experience working as an Engineering Manager / Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, Engineering Team Leader or Production Manager in one of the following industries or similar: Life Sciences, Biotechnology Equipment, Laboratory Research, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry/ Analytical, Food & Beverage or the Automotive industry
  • Knowledge and experience of GXP, and any other guidelines / regulations, or ideally a knowledge and understanding of EHS Procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office packages; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
  • It would be beneficial if you had experience working with SAP

The Role:

  • Supervising a team of 10 Engineers, you will direct and schedule day-to-day and long-range activities for defined scope and ensures that all programs and procedures of the staff are being properly, maintained, implemented and adhered to
  • Ensures that services are provided in a cost-effective, safe and compliant manner in accordance with the approved service level and the customer’s requirements to fulfil contractual obligations
  • Responsible for proper planning and scheduling, including maintenance, repair, commissioning \ decommissioning, validation and calibration of laboratory instruments (which could include Scales, Incubators and Temperature Gauges for example), ensuring that adequate site coverage and support is made available to support the client needs
  • Responsible for managing of process performance metrics, maintaining and updating all assigned systems and databases (Timesheets from direct reports are accuracy maintained), provides regular management reports as required
  • Reviews all work to ensure performance, safety and statutory and regulatory compliance. Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards
  • Responsible for the development of direct reports including hiring and training. This may be by direct application of own expertise or sourced experience
  • Supports the Operations Lead in establishing and coordinating goal setting and performance reviews for direct reports, utilising relevant company and client systems. Ensures training records are maintained and up to date
  • Resolves problems and/or conflicts and maintains open communication with the client, escalating all issues to the Operations Lead
  • Reviews and updates equipment, maintenance and calibration procedures and utilises experience and expertise to coach or provide guidance to the wider team
  • Prepare and provide reports for senior management assessing the business performance
  • Providing technical expertise during onsite customer visits, virtual and face to face meetings and supporting training events and exhibitions as required (once restrictions allow so)

My Client:

  • Operating in multiple countries on a global scale my client is an industry leading 360-degree laboratory services provided for major multinationals in the Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences sectors
  • The services they provide ultimately allow scientists and researchers to spend more time on what really matters – advancing scientific research!
  • Key examples of these services include: Sourcing & Multi-vender management, Data Advisory, Programme Management and Innovation & Customer Engagement

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Ben Atherton today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499
You must have the right to work in Sweden to be considered for this role
Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone would be good for this role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100.00 (equivalent in SEK or Euros) of vouchers from a shop of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by

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