Jobs at Gerresheimer

Team Lead PLC Programming

Skopje 1000, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of | Skopje | Full-time

Job Description

  • Management and further development of the area of responsibility as well as ensuring systematic problem solving and optimization of all tasks (employees, machine, method, environment, material) as well as joint project planning in related areas for the successful completion of machines and systems in the field of automation systems.
  • Management of employees including all individual tasks (performance management, appraisal interviews, personnel development, deployment and resource planning, etc.)
  •  Preparation of projects for handover to the subordinate functions
  •  Development of new technologies for the further growth of the AS area
  •  Training/instruction on the applicable safety regulations
  •  Provide support for risk assessments (FMEA and Machinery Directive)
  •  Organization and/or support of after sales service
  •  Participation in the creation of relevant machine documentation
  •  Ensuring the continuous improvement of work processes and organization (especially employees and processes)
  •  Initiation of necessary escalation measures
  •  Processing of suggestions for improvement
  •  Proactive, trusting cooperation with internal interfaces (e.g. quality, validation, development, works)


  • Secondary school degree or above in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Maintenance and expanded through relevant advanced training (master craftsman, technician, specialist or comparable). The position requires at least 7 years of professional experience in a comparable area of responsibility and in-depth specialist knowledge.
  • Very good leadership skills (e.g. personnel assessment, personnel deployment, moderation techniques, conflict management, etc.)
  • Well-founded specialist knowledge in the specification and implementation of electro-technical systems
  • Well-founded specialist knowledge in the application and development of PLC and HMI programming, primarily Siemens
  • Expert knowledge and many years of experience in relation to automation, electronics
  • Good knowledge of robot programming (e.g. Epson, Yaskawa) and servo drive technology (e.g. Bosch-Rexroth, Festo)
  • Very good knowledge of the relevant standards (e.g. Machinery Directive, ISO EN 12100, ISO EN 13849, currently valid version)
  • Good knowledge in the validation/qualification of machines for medical and pharmaceutical products
  • Very good knowledge/experience in managing (software) projects
  • Basic knowledge of the specification and implementation of optical test systems
  • Good IT user skills (especially MS Office)
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Stable, solid personality with strong leadership skills able to quickly establish credibility internally and externally
  • Strong communication skills both internally and externally utilizing networking and exchanging best practices
  • Possesses intercultural sensitivity and understanding, with the ability to work collaboratively an international business environment
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, produce excellent work results and follow through on commitments.
  • Team player, Proactive, Well motivated
  • Willingness to international business travel within the first month of the employment 
  • Employment will be with our company in the Republic of North Macedonia


Food & drinks

We offer all our employees a canteen on site.

Learning & development

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

Healthcare & pension

We offer a company pension.


We offer organized transportation facilities for our employees as well as transportation allowances.

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!