Application Engineer / Sales Support Engineer - Pharmaceutical Assembly Equipment - based Switzerland

Location: UK - Home Based
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2023
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Engineering
60,000-72000 CHF 8% Pension, Life Assurance, Car Allowance, world class training
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Applications Engineer / Sales Support Engineer 

Location: Switzerland 

Salary 60,000 - 72,000 CHF, + excl benefits, 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, 8% pension, global travel


My client is a manufacturer of world class automation solutions to the pharma and medical device world, 300mn CHF global sales, with offices across the globe. They are looking to add to their powerful team an Applications Engineer / Sales Support Engineer to contribute to the delivery of their world class solutions to the worlds leading pharmaceutical and assembly clients

The Application Engineer / Sales Support Engineer key responsibilities working alongside the dynamic sales team will be to deliver and develop customer specifications and products to create highly complex and innovative assembly concepts based on the companies assembly platforms.

This role nestles between the sales and the engineering design team supporting the hugely prestigious pharmaceutical client base, these are major contracts are at the highest level and the engineering excellence reflects that. Everything from design support to delivering presentations to key customer stake holders.  

If you're a forward thinking Application Engineer / Sales Support Engineer who likes to influence a positive direction of a customers complex automation then they don't come much better than this.

We recruited x2 key personnel 14 & 8 years ago respectfully, reflecting the desire to grow with the business and the x2 Customer Service Managers introduced this year already seeing the impact they are making. 

This isn't any ordinary company. This is a career move.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious Applications Engineer / Sales Support Engineer living in, or willing to relocate to Switzerland, 1 hour from Zurich & Geneva, Service with packaging machinery, food/automotive/pharma automation experience looking to take their career and engineering skills to the next level.


Applicants anywhere in the UK williing to relocate who have the relevant experience will be considered. The successful applicant will have a proven track record of application engineering / sales support engineering with leading organisations, medical solutions not a prerequisite.


  • Mechanical Engineer (HND, university degree or equivalent) with relevant experience
  • High degree of analytical skills while maintaining a creative approach to your work
  • Ability to meet objectives without getting lost in the details
  • Open Minded personality with communication, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Fluent in language skills German / Swiss-German is desirable, any other language a plus

Suitable for

  • Application Engineers
  • Sales Support Engineers
  • Project Engineers
  • Senior Design Engineer

Package details

In return my client is offering an excellent basic salary to Swiss levels commensurate on experience.

Circa 60,000 - 72,000 CHF + excellent benefits 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, and an excellent pension.

If you want to work with a world class business, leading the way with their automation solutions across the world this is the role for you.

HIT reply and get in touch or contact me directly on 07899 962 837

Speak soon, Dave

Dave Hume