Technical Obsolescence Manager 80-100%

Founded in 1968, SKAN is a pioneer in cleanroom equipment and the development of isolators for the pharmaceutical industry. Innovative products, tailor-made solutions and an effective service organisation have made SKAN a market leader and a key partner to industry and research laboratories.

At SKAN, healthy growth is important to us. We are always looking for talented individuals to fill a wide range of roles. Apply now!





  • Responsible for the global obsolescence management of the SKAN group
  • Identification of obsolete material and potential successor parts
  • Performing impact assessments on customer equipment
  • Ensure spare parts related documentation is constantly updated
  • Being the point of contact for technical information demands regarding spare parts
  • Creating 1:1/Like-for-Like statements to confirm suitability of successor parts
  • Performing forecasts & consumption estimations for spare parts and ensure they are reflected in safety stocks
  • Support material changes in production resulting out of material obsolescence





  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (chemical, mechanical, electrical, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong understanding of technical documentation, such as P&ID’s, datasheets, specifications, etc.
  • Experience in maintenance of pharmaceutical equipment desirable
  • Familiar with MS Office products, specifically Excel
  • Fluency in English or/and German





  • Teamplayer
  • Precise, efficient and independent way of working 
  • Likes to think out of the box
  • Focuses on problem solving
  • Strong decision-making
  • Able to perform several tasks simultaneously 
  • Customer focused mindset
  • Good negotiation skills



We offer you


  • An open and collegial corporate culture
  • Freedom for ideas
  • Participation in sports and leisure activities
  • Promotion through further training, especially at our SKAN Academy
  • Intensive and job-oriented introduction
  • Short decision-making paths and flat hierarchies
  • Open communication policy
  • 5 weeks holidays and the possibility of further holidays


For questions please contact Luca Waldner.