Department Manager - Process

Posted on 23 May 22 by Carol Hunt

  • Visp, Switzerland
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Job Description

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as client-side technical services.DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 47 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking and high-calibre people.DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit

About the Department

Our Visp office is a Centre of Excellence for European Life Sciences with a team of process design experts, focusing on master planning, concept designs and preliminary engineering phases for multiple projects across Mainland Europe;

Role Focus

  • Lead, mentor process design team.
  • Assist in development of group systems, procedures, standards and knowledge management;
  • Prepare and participate in project proposals, man-hour estimating and client presentations;
  • Participate in presentations at industry conferences and writing of papers in publications.
  • Identify and research future industry trends. Keep on top of technology and industry developments;
  • Support Business Development for client engagement at senior levels;
  • To develop, organise and control programmes to eliminate existing or potential process/engineering problems and deliver plant improvements;
  • Provide technical backup to the operations teams in resolving complex process/plant problems.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a senior process engineer with a track record of leading a team and with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical/Bio engineering project delivery. A key skill/knowledge in process safety is mandatory.

Ideally, suitable candidate will possess the following:

  • A higher technical degree, major in Industrial, process or chemical engineering;
  • Chartered Engineer
  • 15+ years of relevant and successful experience in an environment with pharmaceutical engineering;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Analytic, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Advanced time management and organisational skills;
  • Leadership skills, with a view to managing people for project safety, quality and delivery ;
  • It is important that you can participate in project engineering coordination activities;
  • You have the following competences: result- and customer-oriented, communication skills, listening and working in a team
  • Fluency in English, Germany, French desirable

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Process Design | Leadership | Pharmaceutical Sector


Competitive Salary + Benefits

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