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Development and installation of innovative packaging production machines

Our client is an independent leading plastic packaging company based in Western Switzerland. The company designs and builds innovative, high-speed, fully automated and flexible production lines for the international food, personal care and pharmaceutical sectors. To support the extrusion process development and the field installation of a highly innovative production machine, we are looking for a

Service and Development Technician

In this position, you will participate in the development of a highly innovative extrusion process integrated within an innovative production machine dedicated to the production of laminated plastic tubes for the food, personal care and pharmaceutical sectors.

Main responsibilities

  • Installation and start-up of innovative extrusion machines
  • Optimisation, testing and internal acceptance of complex extrusion processes
  • Field installation and after-sales service of extrusion production machines
  • Training of clients on the extrusion processes

Your profile

  • Technician or engineer in mechanics (CFC polymechanic or equivalent)
  • Proven experience and expertise in complex polymer extrusion processes is essential
  • Several years’ experience in the installation of production machines
  • Autonomous and able to assume technical responsibilities on customer sites
  • Fluent in French and English; German would be an additional asset
  • Available to travel 20-30% internationally

If you are interested in this challenge and recognise yourself in this profile, do not hesitate to call us for additional information or to send your complete application by e-mail. 

  • Job title Service and Development Technician
  • Sector Mechanical engineering / Mechanics / Automation
  • Occupational group Project Management / Engineering
  • Region Valais
  • reference number 3385.VD
  • Your consultant
    Jacques Laurent (JL)
    Jacques Laurent - jacques.laurent(at)
    Engineering Management Selection E.M.S. AG
    18, avenue d'Ouchy, 1006 Lausanne
    Tel. +41 21 613 70 00

„Hiking in the mountains during summer and winter, as well as cycling excursions, help me recharge and increase the levels of endurance and perseverance that are useful in my professional activities.“

Jacques Laurent

Tel. +41 21 613 70 00

Education & Experience

Dr Ing. EPFL in materials science; MBA HEC. Development, management, promotion, consulting and financing of businesses and innovative projects. Director and project manager of R&D within a multinational corporation active in food packaging in Switzerland and the US; CEO of a tech start-up; managing director of the EPFL Innovation Park; investment consultant for private equity and infrastructures for private investors and institutions, as well as consulting for business strategies and innovation. In-depth expertise in business and technology within French-speaking Switzerland.

Jacques Laurent
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