Project Engineer

AXEPTA SA
Genève

3T

My client is an international pharmaceutical company. Innovative and dynamic, they are currently expanding their team. Due to this growth, my client is looking for a project engineer to join them. 

Project Engineer

Operational tasks:

  • Prepare the internally generated Conceptual Design packages on assigned projects with assigned Process Engineer or Operations
  • Establish the URS and technical specifications, and design tanks, pumps, pipes, valves...
  • Insure during design phase Operability ant Maintainability of new equipment/installations
  • Prepare and issue request for proposals to Outside Engineering Firms for design, procurement and construction with the technical purchasing assistance. Then evaluate, challenge and select OEF's
  • Perform the Basic Engineering study including appropriate safety and quality reviews in order to prepare the project's investment files at ±10% accuracy to go approval process
  • Manage the detailed design phase of assigned projects 
  • Monitor construction progress vs plan: Safety, Conformity, Quality, Budget, Time schedule, Scope
  • Organize FAT inspections ,  manage construction commissioning, water batch testing and startup in close collaboration with Operations, before formally transferring the completed project to the owner
  • Monitor and control project performance against the master project schedule and the approved business case.
  • Ensure the projects reporting
  • Organize project documents archiving and financial closure of the projects
  • Share lessons learned with engineering team
  • Establish or update engineering standards
  • Maintain current knowledge of the latest process approaches and techniques for effective project management

Experience:

  • 5 to 10  years of experience in a similar function in the Chemical or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience of managing  projects (< 250 or 500 KCHF)

Academic background and skills:

  • Graduated in Chemical or process Engineering (Master level or equivalent)
  • Certificate or proven experience in Project management
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams:  Safety, Finance, Production, Maintenance, etc...
  • Accountability to drive a project team from end to end and deliver "on time in full"
  • Hands on behavior
  • Root cause analysis and Problem solving
  • Languages: French "native" and English fluent
  • IS tools: CADD system, , MS Project, Documentation system