Operational Quality Engineer

St.-Prex, Switzerland

Posted: 7-Sep-2018

Ref#: CH-FER-0033 / BR372-SMP


Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group active in global markets. The company identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics. Ferring has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit www.ferring.com.

In our Headquarter in St-Prex/Lausanne (Switzerland), we are looking an:

Operational Quality Engineer


Your mission

  • Manage quality improvement and Ensure Right First time production



Your Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with other departments to ensure quality - Right First time of the production
  • Manage  & address quality problems in production
  • Perform root cause analysis and drive improvements using In Process Control tools. 
  • Define and lead improvements of processes:
    • Write, review and approve documents including standard operating procedures (SOPs), protocols, deviations, CAPAs, reports and other GMP document as required
  • Support preparation and lead self-inspections & actions plan follow up
  • Ensure and lead the respect of GMP’s rules in production
  • Analyze reports and defective products to determinate trends, root cause analysis and recommend corrective action plan. 
  • Work in a team environment and independently as required

Required Experience & Competences
  • You have an engineering education
  • At least 3 years of experience in Pharmaceutical, Food Industry, FMCG, Aerospace or automotive industry
  • Proven experience in problem solving and corrective actions, preventive actions (CAPA)
  • Good technical understanding of different plant processes
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent (verbal and written) French and English
  • As a plus, experience in project management & LEAN Manufacturing
  • Microsoft office skills and Minitab or other statistical program

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