process engineer gmp operations f&f // johnson & johnson in Bern

Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad JnJ Bern
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stephan zoebeli, randstad jnj bern
058 231 57 94

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Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. We have more than 260 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 140,000 people.

Janssen Vaccines, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. We do this by discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing products that combat major threats to the health of people worldwide. The Bern site, with its approx. 600 people of over 25 nationalities, acts as a center of expertise for development and manufacturing of innovative cell based viral- and bacterial vaccines and bacterial based therapeutic products.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Execute the practical project work within a cGMP regulated environment. To a process engineer an implicit lead function in process execution can be assigned.
  • Carry out core Fill and Finish processes (manual and automated aseptic filling, oversee visual inspection/examination, equipment preparation)
  • Carry out development and manufacturing activities according to predefined study plans or batch records complying to the defined timelines.
  • Take over assigned projects within the F&F area
  • Plan the execute work packages and manufacturing operations
  • Establish, review and Implement process related procedures (Batch Records/ Standard operating procedures, Reports)
  • Document the executed work in protocols and batch records in accordance to good documentation practice.
  • Review filled out batch records and manufacturing protocols.
  • Report non-conformances and initiate quality issue records and low impact investigations as well as corrective actions under cGMP.
  • Evaluate product/process performance and deviations, troubleshooting, performing change activities, tracking and reporting key production and quality indicators against established metrics
  • Propose new or improved technologies to enhance product quality, manufacturing cost efficiencies, personnel safety and regulatory compliance
  • Prepare engineering specifications and documentation for manufacturing equipment; communication with external parties for purchasing of and commissioning of new equipment
  • Support Qualification and Validation activities related to F&F processes, equipment/rooms
  • Support Transfer and Shipment of manufactured product
  • Organize and Oversee production related process (e.g. sample management) with other departments


Who we are looking for:

  • Master Degree within the area of Biotechnology, Food Technology, Biology or similar
  • Knowledge of aseptic processing and visual inspection/examination is a major plus
  • Flexible team player with the ability to prioritize
  • Accurate working and documentation style
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Enhanced Communication ability
  • Very good verbal and written communication in German and English

This job based in Bern, Switzerland will initially be limited to approx. 12 months. If you are interested in working with a global leading pharmaceutical company in a dynamic, progressive, and collaborative environment, then send us your application today. Or give us a call if you have any questions!