Jobs at Gerresheimer

Project Engineer Automation

650 Highway 74 South, United States | Peachtree City | Full-time

Job Description

Project definition and project management for development orders, new systems (= special machines, handling systems and test machines) and after-sales orders in cooperation with internal and external machine suppliers

  • Independent procurement of special machines and systems (e.g. simple manual workstations up to the interlinked overall system)
  • Contact person for customers, for the project team and for suppliers with regard to all technical topics and general questions in the field of automation technology in a project
  • Independent implementation of the project coordination for the area of ​​automation for the business areas of sales, project management, quality, development, production and service according to the process flow described
  • Project definition of automation (e.g. creation of requirements/specifications, creation of schedules, creation of calculations, etc.)
  • Independent deadline tracking, cost monitoring and creation of status reports
  • Independent coordination of suppliers (e.g. with regard to commissioning, delivery, etc.)
  • Acceptance of systems at the supplier and at the production sites
  • Transfer of systems to our production sites
  • Organization and support of the after sales service
  • Sales support in technical questions, concept development for offers and calculations
  • Creation of feasibility studies and feasibility commitments in development projects in the project team


  • Master or Bachelor of Science/Engineering
  • This position requires at least three years of experience in a similar position, as well as sound knowledge of project management
  • In-depth knowledge of components and processes in the field of automation technology
  • In-depth knowledge of the procurement of special machinery and equipment (from URS spanning over to final hand over) e.g. (DQ, IQ, OQ, FAT to SAT)
  • In-depth knowledge in the definition and execution of projects with regard to costs, time, quality
  • In-depth knowledge of EDP/IT applications (e. g. MS Office, MS Project, ERP system e. g. SAP)
  • Good knowledge in interpretation of drawings and basic knowledge in statistical methods
  • Good understanding of technical interrelationships from the development area to the serialization of automation solutions
  • Good knowledge in supplier management
  • Willingness to travel
  • Performance motivation and design motivation
  • Action orientation, conscientiousness and flexibility
  • Very good project and process management skills
  • Strong conceptual ability
  • Good knowledge transfer skills (transferring existing knowledge to new projects)
  • Very good communication skills
  • Very good problem solving ability
  • Good risk identification and presentation

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Food & drinks

We offer you a canteen and free beverages.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer a life and group insurance.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharma, biotech, healthcare and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging and drug delivery devices. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence, focus on quality and customers. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 10,000 employees and generates annual sales of more than €1.4 billion. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!