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C&Q Lead


DPS Group Global is currently looking for a C&Q Lead in the Boxmeer area.

Engineer Commissioning & Qualification
Years of Experience Req.:
>5 years
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
Bsc or Msc degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.


Job Description:

The C&Q Lead represents GES (C&Q) and will be responsible for managing and coordinating all C&Q activities within the investment projects to deliver commissioned and qualified systems that meet cGMP and user requirements. In projects, the C&Q Lead reports to the Project Manager. The C&Q Lead will participate as early in the project as possible, by preference starting concept phase (FEL2).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Commissioning and qualification of systems, thereby leading C&Q teams composed of C&Q Engineers.
  • C&Q management, including planning, determining C&Q deliverables and setting out C&Q related strategies for the project.

Furthermore, the C&Q Lead:

  • Acts as an advocate of the C&Q Strategy and looks for opportunities to improve that strategy.
  • Will familiariz704845.202084e him- or herself with the C&Q Safety Program and works
    accordingly together with the C&Q team.
  • Acts as subject matter expert for C&Q related topics.
  • Closely cooperates with other disciplines such as process engineers QA, QC,
    technical supporting groups, partners and stakeholders.
  • Supervises and controls the execution of C&Q tasks.
  • Supervises and controls the C&Q activities carried out by third parties.

Further to these managerial tasks, the C&Q Lead:

  • Can write Validation Project Plans and project close-out Validation Project Reports.
  • Assesses independently what equipment / systems should be commissioned and qualified according DPS practices and procedures and reviews this with QA.
  • Reviews FAT, SAT, commissioning and qualification protocols and reports.
  • Issues progress summary reports to the Project Manager.
  • Is responsible for the review of turn over packages established by suppliers and partners.
  • Leads the C&Q effort up to and including successful handover to the end-user.


Job Criteria:

  • MSc or experienced BSc degree in (Bio)chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Applied Science.
  • Familiar with Last Planner methodology and pull planning.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Willing to work outside office hours.
  • Experience in the food or (bio)pharmaceutical industry, as a C&Q Manager or senior C&Q engineer.
  • Good writing and planning skills.
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus.



If you would like to know more about the above opportunity please send us your applications including your CVs to [email protected] or give us a call +31(0)715730810

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