Expert Biotech Process - limited contract

Posté 23 déc. 2021

Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud - Suisse

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Biotech process expert - limited contract (CD Max) of 11 months

Purpose of the role:

Support Manufacturing areas in organizing and documenting automation activities, but also deviation investigations, process equipment changes and associated validation activities.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities

Automation :

Write and support functional specification in specific project and/or for small modicifactions

Coordinate all testing activities regarding testing implementation

Participate to project as automation SME

Be the single point of contact for automation in the production department


Project/ Production activities

Understand in a complete manner the activities and processes of production.

Ensure that all operations are performed according to cGMP rules

Implement or support new equipment installation or improvement modification projects

related to process equipment and methods.

Ensure a proper definition (URS), design, execution, validation and documentation of

these new equipment or improvement projects in compliance with cGMPS an in respect of

project timelines and costs.

Manage and participate to testing activities and to their documentation in line and cGMP


Write or review project validation plans and reports as appropriate and coordinate their



Production Support to Investigations:

Ensure expertise support to Operations

Participate to the improvement of the production operations management

Ensure homogeneous practices between different operational areas.

Support production in developing technical solutions for operational problems and/or


Support production on investigations from deviations

Report to management, to area supervisors and/or to project teams on the progress of the




Mechanical or Chemical Engineering Degree (bachelor minimum, masters preferred)

Experience in equipment qualification and/or process validation in international

pharmaceutical or biotech companies and sound awareness of cGMP related issues

Project Management Experience in a cross functional environment

Excellent problem solving skills, both conceptual and practical.

Good understanding of operations tasks and engineering/design.

Hands-on experience in start-up and troubleshooting of process equipment in large scale

biotech plants.

Familiar with automation / programmation language

Knowledge of Yokogawa / DeltaV is an asset



Very good knowledge of French, spoken and read, advantage if written

Very good knowledge of English, read/written/spoken


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