Biotech Process Expert

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Date: Jun 5, 2019

Location: Bulle, Gruyere, CH

Help us transform patients’ lives.
At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Manufacturing Technical Support team, based in our biotechnological plant in Bulle, Switzerland, we are looking to fill the position of: Biotech Manufacturing Process Expert.


Are you analytical with innovative capacities? At UCB that makes you an ‘analyvative’ person. This unique blend of talent means you are good at processing facts to forge new solutions for patients.


As a UCB 'analyvative' person and Biotech Manufacturing Process Expert you like to work in an environment where you can:

• Show a pro-active, customer-oriented, results-driven, positive, can-do attitude,

• Be problem-solving and solutions oriented,

• Prove your ability to take sound, fast and courageous decisions and think outside the box,

• Be a team player across different teams and different levels of the organization,

• Be engaged to impact patients' lives.


As a UCB 'analyvative' person and Biotech Manufacturing Process Expert you will contribute by:
• Leading in manufacturing process projects such as tech transfer and process validation,

• Leading in cross-functional projects (technical and organizational),

• Defining and leading continuous improvement projects,

• Actively supporting the Production Operations in case of process deviations/investigations and process troubleshooting (link with the process development department),

• Actively supporting the Biotech Production teams as required,

• Participating in the group strategy definition (projects, organization),

• Writing and reviewing risk analyses, validation protocols and reports,

• Acting as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for selected topics.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:
• Strong manufacturing mindset,

• Master degree in a relevant Life Sciences engineering discipline,

• 3+ years operational experience in biotech process engineering,

• Proven experience in project management, certification is a plus (Green Belt/PMI),

• Fluent French and English with excellent writing skills,

• Strong relationship with business partners and universities,

 Ability to work with large amount of data and provide complex analyses. Knowledge of statistical software is a plus (Minitab, JMP, R …etc.),

• Strong Interests in new technologies (Industry 4.0, big data, machine learning…etc.), programming knowledge is a plus,

• Able to work in a GMP environment,

• Excellent communication skills.


Job Segment: Biotech, Engineer, Process Engineer, Project Manager, Technical Support, Science, Engineering, Technology

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