Senior Computer System Validation Engineer


Bern, CH

Your tasks include

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes assigned projects by effectively using Project Management methodologies
  • Reviews and approve CSV-related system lifecycle design documentation (user requirements, functional and design specifications, commissioning, and qualification protocols)
  • Perform hands-on field work for equipment, aseptic processing, steam sterilization, cleaning validation, and process validation and their associated control systems
  • Uses proven monitoring and problem-solving techniques such as SPC and DMAIC
  • Providescustomer focus supporting engineering, research and development, quality, manufacturing sciences and technology, and manufacturing as a Subject Matter Expert and leader within the Commissioning and Qualification department
  • Solves a range of varied and complex problems requiring analysis/interpretation and are solved using knowledge/skills, precedents, and practices. These include but are not limited to process troubleshooting, operations support, root cause analysis, and risk assessment to document and accept the risk
  • Actsas a coach and mentor to other members of EFV and project teams to drive continuous improvement, knowledge transfer, and professional growth of self as well as colleagues
  • Identify areas to drive down project costs through lessons learned and develop specific improvement strategies to realize these savings.   
  • Has wide-ranging experience, using professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in more efficient ways than lower levels.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations/data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable, identified factors.
  • Exercises judgment normally in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria in resolving issues.
  • Determines own instructions and procedures on day-to-day tasks and new assignments.
  • Drives the complete execution of assigned projects in a manner that drives high engagement from project team members


What you bring to the table

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a biopharmaceutical or related environment in the area of system qualification or validation
  • BS/MSc in IT or equivalent with a strong track record in Biotech-Industry,
  • Project/Program Management
  • Technology/Equipment (DP/DS/Clinical/Commercial/SS/SU) emphasis will vary by site, the candidate is expected to be able to guide the site to top-quartile operational safety, efficiency, and compliance for these technologies
  • Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
  • Highly effective verbal and written communicator at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and coordinate activities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and validation-specific software programs
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills with demonstrated ability to conduct technical programs and to achieve program goals; strong organization skills to handle and delegate multiple projects at differing levels of complexity
  • Possesses strong knowledge of current validation best practices, including governmental regulations and GxPs. 
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Computer Systems Validation
  • Languages: German and English, oral and written


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