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  • Recruiter: Chara Boucherok

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 DSP Area Owner – 5137

Our client, a global market leader in the production and process support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both in the chemical and biotechnology sectors, is looking for a DSP Area Owner for a contract role (extension planned) based in the Valais area of Switzerland. This is initially a 12 months contract role with possibility of extension.


Main Responsibilities:

·   Equipment Owner for the DSP area of a CHO manufacturing facility containing chromatography, viral filtration and UFDF skids and associated process support equipment.

·   Supporting the area from the end of detailed design to end of engineering runs of the first product introduction.

·   Supporting the internal project team for tech transfer

·   Site point of contact and technical support for: Engineering design, Construction, CQV, Automation, Calibrations, MSAT, Plant engineering and operations.

·   Engineering signoff on all lifecycle documents


Qualifications and Experience:

·  Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

·  Minimum bachelors engineering degree

·  8 years’ experience in a full-scale large molecule drug substance facility

·  5 years’ experience as an engineering package owner

·  Previous experience as engineering package owner on a full scale start-up project from design to commercial



·  Knowledge of CHO separation and purification processes CIP and SIP design for Downstream recipe design

·  Knowledge of DIN dimensional standards, typical piping specifications, and ASME-BPE

·  Strong understanding of the design process on a large startup

·  Strong understanding of the CQV lifecycle

·  Understanding of tech transfer and MSAT process and process descriptions

·  Used to working with vendors in support of site optimizations

·  Proficient in Navisworks and 3d model reviews

·  Proficient in Technical process control tuning and DeltaV recipe design