Pharmaceutical/Biotech Process Engineer


  • Publication date:

    21 March 2023
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Permanent position
  • Place of work:


Capgemini Engineering is part of the Capgemini Group, a responsible, multicultural global leader with 270,000 people in nearly 50 countries. Capgemini Engineering is a strategic partner to companies as they transform their businesses by leveraging the full power of technology. The Group achieved revenues of €16 billion in 2020. Capgemini Engineering is the brand of the Capgemini Group bringing together engineering and R&D services. Capgemini Engineering employs over 52,000 engineers and scientists in more than 30 countries, in sectors such as life sciences, aeronautics, automotive and rail.

Capgemini Engineering operates in Switzerland and globally with offices in Zurich, Basel, Lausanne and Geneva and has over 400 expert consultants in all sectors.

To strengthen our team in Switzerland, we are looking for a Pharma / Biotech Process Engineer.

As a Pharma / Biotech Engineer you will play a key role in the design and installation of process or utility systems including upstream solid form production systems, downstream purification systems, or utility systems.




Pharmaceutical/Biotech Process Engineer

You will:

- Develop or review operation, safety and maintenance procedures for mechanical process and utility systems.
- Troubleshoot and correct problems with process and utility systems.
- Provide maintenance support for existing process and utility systems.
- In cooperation with the Validation Group, develop validation documentation including test protocols, and implement validation plans.
- Makes recommendations to improve costs and reliability on existing systems.
- Support the technology transfer from development into manufacturing.
- Actively participate in the value stream team environment to ensure appropriate engineering input and integration of engineering specifications.

 Education level:

Master or Engineering Degree in Pharma- or Biotech engineering (EPFL, ETH, HES or equivalent)

- Minimum 5 year of experience.
- Relevant Experience in Pharma- or Biotech Industry related to cGMP drug manufacturing, validation, programming, or chemical process design.
- Applied knowledge of FDA and international Pharmaceutical regulations (21 CFR 820, etc.).
- Applied knowledge of the application of advanced quality tools such as Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA), SPC, Root Cause Analysis, etc.
- Applied technical understanding of manufacturing equipment; processes specific to pharmaceutical manufacturing.
- Experience in equipment validation and qualification.

Languages: French as well as English.

Ready to join?

Capgemini Engineering will be on the forefront in creating an optimal work-life balance, more autonomy in where and how our people work and to embrace the learnings we have experienced from wider-scale remote working. For you, this may mean less time in the office than usual with some time working from home, whereas other roles and engagements will continue to be more location-dependent or office-based. Together with your manager, you will agree an approach which works for you, your team and our business.

In order to deploy this novel way of working, we have introduced our New Normal policy which includes:

  • 30% to 70% remote work in agreement with your line manager and client needs
  • Trust-based managerial culture
  • Team rituals and get togethers
  • Options to order ergonomically proven Equipment (monitor & chair) for your home office premises.


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