validation engineer (f/m/x) // 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. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that is anchored in the internationally applicable Credo. 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 135,000 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

Janssen Vaccines in Bern (Switzerland) belongs to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen is an organization of over 40,000 professionals working passionately to prevent, treat, cure and stop some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. In Bern, about 400 people of over 25 nationalities work together with the wider Janssen organization and partners on the development, manufacturing and analytical testing of novel vaccines and bacteria-based pharmaceutical products.

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for Validation activities for (new) biopharmaceutical processes in the Late Stage Development department. Validation phases are performed according to global and local company policies and procedures as well as legal requirements and requirements set by regulatory authorities.

  • Define strategy, plan, coordinate and execute all phases for supporting validation activities such as cleaning validation of product contact equipment, cleaning validation of rooms, hold time validation
  • Define strategy, plan, coordinate and execute all phases for performance qualification of rooms
  • Define strategy, plan, coordinate aseptic process simulation
  • Support execution of Lifecycle Process validation activities such as process performance qualification
  • Create, review and approve technical and GMP related documentation
  • Bridging with cross-functional teams handling and ensuring equipment and process readiness for production
  • Supporting engineering, quality, quality control and production in a campus-wide validation team
  • Coordination and oversight of external validation partners


Who we are looking for

  • University degree in natural or technical sciences or equivalent experience
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Basic Know-how of biotechnology processes
  • Work experience within a Pharmaceutical or a Biotech company is a major plus
  • Know-how of Qualification/Validation requirements according to cGMP are a major plus

This role 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!