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CSL Behring Process Control System Engineer (F/M) 100% in Lengnau, Switzerland

Process Control System Engineer (F/M) 100%SwitzerlandR-0926541094 CSL Behring Lengnau AG

Job Description

CSL Behring is a leading global biotherapeutics company committed to its promise to save lives. The parent company, CSL Limited, is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

In May 2014, CSL selected Lengnau in the Canton of Bern in Switzerland as the location of a new manufacturing facility to support the commercial production of our promising novel therapies. The CSL Behring Recombinant Facility (RCF) in Lengnau is part of CSL’s ongoing global expansion strategy to support the company’s long-term growth plans.

The new plant in Lengnau with its highly advanced facilities will manufacture innovative and promising therapeutics with the aim to enhance the quality of the patient’s lives. One of the main products will be a recombinant coagulation factor to treat hemophilia B patients.

The Lengnau site project generates an investment of approximately a billion Swiss Francs and will create around 300 new jobs when it is fully operational.

Are you interested in being part of this exciting project?

We are looking for an experienced

PCS Engineer (F/M) 100% - Fixed term contract

Your mission

The position holder will be responsible and accountable:

In project phase for the implementation of Process Control System (PCS) solution – including the design, setup, commissioning, startup and the validation of the PCS both software and hardware components.

Your Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support with a view to resolving problems with regard to the control systems as rapidly as possible

  • Collaboration with others departments (e.g. Engineering, Manufacturing, BT or rest of Automation) in the project and later on in routine in order to assure overall coordination of the dependencies and required exchange information for the execution of PCS

  • Develops the PCS (software, hardware aspects) and delivers according to the project schedule and requirements as well as the needs of the future established organization

  • Responsible and accountable for all project and operational (computerized Systems) related documents (development and testing) such as qualification (DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ), requirements specifications, etc. dealing with the PCS

  • Support and contribute to the development of different Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instruction (WI) or Guidelines for qualification and routine activities of the PCS

  • Support and contribute actively to the Software Testing during FAT, IQ, OQ, PQ

  • Support in the Package Units Integration into PCS7

  • Support and contribute actively in the Commissioning effort for Hardware testing and network setup: Controller Cabinets, Remote IO Cabinets, Motor Control Center Cabinets, IO Loop Testing

  • Support in the system troubleshooting during Commissioning effort and StartUp activities

  • Part of Piquet PCS team as per CSL Piquet Organization – providing technical support with a view to resolving problems with regard to the PCS as rapidly as possible

Your Qualifications & Experiences

  • Minimum 5 years of successful project execution and major projects for computerized systems with high complexity and interfaces to other applications (Scada, Manufacturing Execution System, Building Management System), biotech/pharmaceutical or other industries.

  • In-depth working experience in regulated industries; knowledge of cGMP, 21 CFR part11 and validation is a plus

  • Proven project execution skills including document development and software implementation.

  • Proven experiences and knowledge in PCS (eg Siemens PCS7, others are also considered), Hardware design, Software Design, PLC technology

  • Knowledge of active directory, DNS, IP networks and virtualization is a plus

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of ISA 95 and ISA 88 standards

  • Proven customer focus experiences and situational adaptability with both internal and external resources.

  • Proven experiences in cGxP qualification

  • Proven experience in support of multi-site projects is a plus

  • Languages: English fluent in written and spoken. German is a plus

Are you motivated to join us in this exciting journey to establish a state of the art pharma manufacturing facility in Lengnau with most advanced technologies?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Applications must include a motivation letter and CV, as well as letters of references and copies of relevant transcripts and/or diplomas in the original language. Please include all these in one document together with the CV.

CSL Behring is committed to provide equal employment opportunity for all.


City : Lengnau

Street Address : Industriestrasse 27

Primary Location : CSL Behring Lengnau

Full Time/Part Time : Full Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

CSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please click below.

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