CSV Engineer

Posted 06 May 2022
Job type Limited
DisciplineScienceLife Sciences

Job description

For our client, a leading international pharmaceutical company, we are currently looking for a new team member as a:

CSV Engineer (focus on CAPAS and quality issues)

In charge of Computer System Validation (CSV) activities for Technical Services department in order to ensure that:
Validation phases are performed according to global and local company policies and procedures as well as legal requirements and requirements set by regulatory authorities
Validation Master plans are up to date and established for all ongoing projects

Duties and Responsabilities

  • Assess and handle quality issues and corrections or CAPAS associated under the scope of CSV
  • Plan, coordinate and execute all phases for computer system validation of production and QC Lab systems including but not limited to, Validation plans, FMEA, RTM, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ test scripts
  • Prepare, review, and approve technical and GMP related documentation (URS, impact/risk assessment, Master plans, qualification/validation documentation)
  • Understand customer needs and define electronic records requirements for computerized system adhering to regulation and company standards
  • Coordinate and execute FAT/SAT, commissioning activities focused on CSV for new systems in collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Ensuring completion of CSV Periodic Review activities and assessment of the required corrective actions
  • Validation planning for base business including interaction with IT, Maintenance Automation and Quality Operations groups
  • Coordination and oversight of external subcontractors / software suppliers
  • Operational handling of Change Controls, CAPAs and Non-Conformances related to CSV
  • Support Technical Services department KPI
  • Contribute to ensure that changes introduced in the organization of systems, procedures, processes and formulas are managed so that all aspects of the equipment / computerized systems commissioning, and qualification process are assessed and resolved

Experience and Education


  • Bachelor/master's degree in technical or natural sciences
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment
  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience within pharma or a biotech company
  • Experience on validating computerized manufacturing equipment (CSV context)
  • Experience on validating software & hardware infrastructure (e-g: servers, network and software services).
  • A minimum of 4 years of working experience with CSV
  • Know-how of CSV requirements according to FDA 21CFR part 11/ EUGMP Annex 11 regulations and ISPE GAMP 5 guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision; Assess priorities and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively work as part of a multidisciplinary, international team
  • Business fluency in English


  • German language
  • Experience in TrackWise system is a plus.
  • Experience on validating complex computerized analytical equipment
  • Basic know-how of Qualification requirements according to cGMP regulations
  • Basic know-how of quality assurance principles

General Information:
Workplace: Bern
Workload: 100%
Start Date: 16.05.2022
Duration: 7 months

Your Application
Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly recruiter, Ms Judith Atgé Martin (+41 61 270 80 16).