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Apprenticeship in 2021: Automation Engineer

Founded in 1968 as a trading company for Scandinavian laboratory equipment, SKAN is now global market leader in the specialist area of isolator construction for aseptic applications. One of our core competencies is the manufacture of process isolators for pharmaceutical-aseptic production. Even the most complex customer requirements can be fulfilled thanks to the experts at our in-house laboratories who research innovative solutions for isolator technology. 

We currently employ around 800 employees with over 40 nationalities represented. More than half of our employees are based at our main location at Allschwill in Basel-Country.


Responsibilities  Responsibilities


  • The first year of apprenticeship takes place externally in the base year electronics/automation at the trade school in Basel
  • Afterwards complete the training in the internal automation departments
  • Additional insights into product testing and project management
  • Construction of automated control systems 
  • Programming and testing of the products
  • Contact and advice for external customers
  • Intensive exchange with project managers and engineers
  • From the 3rd year of apprenticeship, travel to customers at national and international level is possible
  • Specialized in mechanical, electrical and metal industry

Hardskills  Hardskills


  • Completed intermediate or advanced level
  • Good performance in mathematics and physics
  • Very good knowledge of German
  • English and other languages are an advantage


Softskills  Softskills


  • Strong technical understanding
  • Careful and precise working method
  • Enduring


We offer you  We offer you


  • Practical, varied and versatile training
  • Support by qualified vocational trainers
  • Exchange with other apprentices at SKAN AG
  • Development opportunities and future prospects after successfully completing the apprenticeship
  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Short decision-making paths and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy


Please submit complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates and Multicheck) directly online.

Information and applications for Multicheck under the following link: https://www.gateway.one/de-CH/multicheck-eignungsanalyse.html