Senior/Lead Validation Engineer

  • Salary: CHF 95.30 ph all-in
  • REF Number: 00055480
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 02.05.2023
  • Closed Date: 14.08.2023
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  • Location: Bern,
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QLS are recruiting for a Senior/Lead Validation Engineer to join a Global Biopharmaceutical Company based in Bern on a contract basis for 8-9 months initially but likely to be extended until 29.02.2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define strategy,plan, coordinate and execute the core business phases of Lifecycle Process validation activities based on specific assigned role and responsibilities
  • Ensure the validation activities are properly planned and executed as per Lifecycle Process validation process
  • Ensures the validation activities are reported back in the applicable site Supporting Validation Plans and Validation Master Plans
  • Authoring, review and approve validation plans, protocols, reports
  • Perform risk/criticalityassessments, technical and GMP related documentation
  • Bridging with multi-functional teams handling and ensuring facilities, equipment and process readiness for GMP production
  • Proven experience with process validation related activities suchas (but not limited to): cleaning validation of product contact equipment, process performance qualification (PPQ), continued process validation (CPV), media fill (APS), sterility assurance relevant supporting validation activities such as (but not limited


  • MSc degree (or BSc with increased level of experience: 7-9 years) in technical or life sciences
  • A minimum of 6 years of working experience within pharma company in validation or equivalent position
  • Experienceworking in different project teams at the same time
  • Experience in project management
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in German is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio & MS Project
  • Analytical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving ability
  • Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work with limited supervision


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 55480 in all correspondence.

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