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Site Commissioning & Qualification Lead

Updated: May 5, 2023

For our client, a global pharmaceutical company near Neuchâtel, we are looking for a Commissioning and Qualification Lead to guide the C&Q activities of a new oral solid dosage (OSD) manufacturing building.

The late stage and launch facility (OSD-LSLF) C&Q Lead has the overall management responsibility of the C&Q Firm who will be responsible for Design Qualification, Factory Acceptance Tests, Site Acceptance Tests, Commissioning, Qualification, Hand Over, and Close Out.

Must have Skills/knowledge include:

  • Degree in Engineering or Science related discipline performed (i.e. life science, Mechanical, Chemical degree).

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience (with a focus on OSD pharmaceutical application validation in a GMP environment).

  • Minimum 10 years ‘experience in managing personnel and/or complex projects, including direct experience in managing different Commissioning/Qualification/Validation contractors and activities for large and complex projects.

  • Strong problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and to influence and work across organizational boundaries.

  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a team player and be willing to work in an environment where individual initiative, accountability to the team, and professional maturity are required.

  • Excellent command of English and preferably French language.

  • Project and change management experience. Experience with Product Life Cycle Management.

  • Experienced in Health Authority inspections (preparation, process, presentations, responses drafting, etc.) with direct interactions including face-to-face interaction and response to audit questions.

***This position has now been filled, please contact to be informed of future similar positions***


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