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  • Recruiter: Anil Dahiya

Project Engineer – Clean and Process Utilities – 5117 (ADA)


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 Project Engineer – Clean and Process Utilities for a 12 month contract to be based in Valais region of Switzerland.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage and deliver clean and process utility systems for Biopharmaceutical Facilities as project lead engineer during design, procurement, project execution and turn-over to operations.
  • Lead and guide engineering partners, EPCMV contractors and equipment suppliers during the design and execution of CAPEX projects within the Ibex site.
  • Act as an interface and communicate effectively with stakeholders being involved such as project / design management, other discipline leads, MSAT, Operations & Maintenance Group, EHS, Qualification and QA.
  • Collaborate with all parties involved for tasks such as equipment and systems design, specification generation, tendering, expediting, FATs, SATs, commissioning, qualification and start up.
  • Report and provide input of status and forecast of utilities on cost and schedule.
  • Hands-on involvement in the creation and development of engineering documents and test plans.
  • Oversee, align and review engineering documents created by the EPCMV contractor.
  • Ensure the internal standards and requirements are correctly incorporated.
  • Ensure that designs follow good engineering practices, code and standards.
  • Organize and lead coordination design review workshops and progress meetings.
  • Contribute and represent the engineering group at HAZOP and GMP risk analysis.
  • Perform reviews of vendor design deliverables, scope of work, constructability, and schedule.


Qualifications and Experience:

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

·      High proficiency in general technical understanding and in depth knowledge of clean/process and black utility requirements for biopharmaceutical production facilities.

·      Comprehensive GMP skills and knowledge of pharmaceutical standard regulations and guidelines (ISPE, EU GMP Guidelines, ASME, CFR, etc.).

·      Ability to drive commercial and schedule awareness during all phases of the project cycle.

·      Organized and structured attention to details, quality and safety in design with excellent documentation skills.

·      Self-starter, proactive, excellent in problem-solving and communication in a highly agile environment.

·      Languages: English fluent, German would be a plus

·      University degree in Process, Mechanical Engineering or equal.

·      Shall have background in Design Engineering throughout phases from feasibility to detail design.

·      Must have track record of on-site project engineering within the life science industry / high technology sector, incl. start-up and qualification phases.

·      Successfully designed clean / process utility systems

·     Significant experience in an engineering environment with focus on execution and projects delivery.