Commissioning & Qualification (C&Q) Engineer

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Quanta Consultancy Services
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Lee Mitchell
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Our global bio-pharmaceutical client is looking for C&Q engineers to join them on site in Belgium until September 2017.


The Commissioning Engineer, as part of the project start-up team, will be responsible for the

commissioning of designated systems (both utility and process). The role will involve working as part of the larger ICV organisation and engaging with various groups including design, procurement, construction, manufacturing, quality & engineering for the project.


The role of the Commissioning Engineer will be one of direct responsibility, for the successful commissioning (including Loop check and Passivation – where applicable) of defined systems.

Reporting to the Commissioning Manager, the role of the Commissioning Engineer will be to:

• (depending on experience) Lead a small team of start-up personnel including: engineers, mechanical craft-persons, E&I, technicians, vendors, etc. to successfully execute start-up activities safely and to a high quality, based on the overall ICV schedule, for assigned systems.

• Familiarise oneself with all elements of the process and utility design for assigned systems. This to be achieved through documentation and drawing review.

• Engage with the PM & construction teams to review and approve the field installation (as per design) at mechanical completion.

• Generate / Review documentation (commissioning procedures) for assigned systems.

• Review / Approve commissioning documentation (e.g. vendor test documentation) for assigned systems.

• Ensure that design intent is met and proven through the execution of start-up activities.

• Report out weekly on progress.

• Engage with technical support functions (i.e. process, automation etc.) to resolve issues quickly as they arise through Commissioning execution.

• Train operations personnel in system operations.

• Potentially support subsequent validation and operations activities including but not limited to Cycle development, PQ and early batch production.



• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a process or start-up role in the pharmaceutical industry.

• Experience in pharmaceutical plant commissioning and qualification, preferably in a  biotechnology process environment.

• Emerson Delta V automation system competency (or Siemens PCS7)

• Literate in computer operating systems and applications such as Windows, MS Word and Excel 


• Qualified with relevant technology degree (or equivalent).

• Operating experience in the pharmaceutical industry, ideally in a biotechnology process


• Knowledge of process & clean utility design.

• Good understanding of the regulatory compliance requirements (EMEA/FDA) for biotech operations including area classifications, garbing etc.

Personal / Team Skills:


• Results oriented engineer with good organisational skills.

• Strong quality and safety focus

• Excellent communication skills

• Previous experience working in a team based environment

• Identifies him/herself with the philosophy of the plant.

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