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  • Recruiter: Anil Dahiya

DSP Area Owner – 5216 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 DSP Area Owner for an initial 12-month contract with high likelihood of extension for another year based in the Valais area, Switzerland.


·      Equipment Owner for the DSP area of a CHO manufacturing facility containing chromatography, viral filtration and UFDF skids and associated process support equipment

·      Supporting the area from the end of detailed design to end of engineering runs of the first product introduction

·      Supporting the internal project team for tech transfer

·      Site point of contact and technical support for: Engineering design, Construction, CQV, Automation, Calibrations, MSAT, Plant engineering and operations

·      Engineering signoff on all lifecycle documents



·      Work/Residence permit or Swiss/EU citizenship required

·      Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

·      Minimum 8 years’ experience in a full-scale large molecule drug substance facility

·      At least 5 years’ experience as an Engineering Package Owner

·      Fluent in English and German

·      Has worked from design to commercial as an engineering package owner on a full-scale startup project

·      Detailed knowledge of CHO separation and purification processes

·      CIP and SIP design for downstream

·      Downstream recipe design, Understanding all operational procedures

·      Knowledge of DIN dimensional standards, typical piping specifications, and ASME-BPE

·      Strong understanding of the design process on a large startup

·      Strong understanding of the CQV lifecycle

·      Understanding of tech transfer and MSAT process and process descriptions

·      Used to working with vendors in support of site optimizations

·      Proficient in Navisworks and 3D model reviews to support online and offline area reviews

·      Proficient in Technical process control tuning and Delta V recipe design