Career

Interested in joining our Team?

We are strengthening our team with a committed people with passion for challenging projects in all parts of the world.

We are currently looking for:

  • Project Managers
  • Process Engineers
  • Project Engineers & Designers
  • Automation Engineers
  • CQV Engineers

Preferably you have 5 – 10 years previous experience. 

Open Positions

Please click on the job titles to read more about the role and how to apply.

Gruppchef till Facility Engineering

Vi söker en gruppchef till Facility Engineering

Som en del i vår expansion vill vi förstärka vår organisation med en erfaren gruppchef med starkt intresse att utveckla andra.

Om jobbet

Som gruppchef för Facility Engineering kommer du att ha en aktiv övergripande roll i KeyPlants projektgenomföranden samtidigt som du är du ansvarig att leda, stödja och coacha dina medarbetare. Du har personal, budget- och arbetsmiljöansvar för din avdelning. Det innebär att du ansvarar för resursallokering till projekten, både med interna och externa resurser. Du är lönesättande chef, har ansvar för att ha rätt kompetens finns i gruppen, både genom rekrytering och kompetensutveckling. Du håller i medarbetarsamtal och ansvarar för arbetsmiljöfrågorna i gruppen.

Du har en kompetent och målfokuserad organisation bakom dig som genomsyras av en unik samarbetsvilja för att nå uppsatta mål. Vi har en djupt rotad företagskultur där vår målsättning är att skapa “Solutions that make a difference”. Vår ambition är att vara pionjärer, pålitliga och lösningsorienterade. Vi arbetar alltid som ett lag både internt och med kunder och partners. Om du är en person som brinner för att uppnå resultat genom våra duktiga och engagerade medarbetare så vill vi att du ska vara en del av denna kultur.

Vem söker vi?

För att lyckas i rollen är du trygg i dig själv, ger och tar ansvar, är strukturerad och driven. Vi söker dig som skapar goda samarbeten och är tillgänglig för samtal. Du motiverar andra genom att uppmärksamma engagemang och resultat och får andra att växa genom feedback och uppmuntran.

Du har en civilingenjörsexamen eller motsvarande och har många års erfarenhet av bygg- och anläggningsprojekt. Det är en fördel om du har erfarenhet från ledande roller inom bygg- och installationsprojekt till pharma/biotech. Du är mycket bra på att kommunicera både på svenska och engelska.

Om KeyPlants

KeyPlants är ett stabilt företag i stark expansion. Vi levererar anläggnings- och designprojekt samt projektlednings- och processdesigntjänster främst till Life science industrin. Förutom processdesign ligger vår kärnkompetens inom modulära ”Off-Site Construction” lösningar där vi är världsledande.

Våra kunder är både världens främsta läkemedelsföretag såsom Merck. AstraZeneca, Pfizer m.m. samt mindre regionala bolag såväl internationellt som i Sverige. KeyPlants ligger i framkant när det gäller hur anläggningsprojekt levereras, främst genom kortare och mer förutsägbara projekttider. Våra kunder vänder sig till oss på grund av vår expertis och vår mångåriga erfarenhet av att framgångsrikt leverera läkemedelsfabriker över hela världen.

Ansökan och kontaktinformation

Är du intresserad läs mer på www.keyplants.com och kontakta gärna Per Isander, [email protected]
Ansökan skickas till Ann-Christine Willberg Svensson, [email protected]

Vi vill ha din ansökan senast 7:e januari 2022.

Senior Project Manager to KeyPlants
Exciting opportunity at KeyPlants!

Hays Life Science continues to support further growth of KeyPlants organization, and is now recruiting Senior Project Managers for an exciting opportunity to work in a very experienced team with solutions that make a difference. KeyPlants is located in Stockholm City and is a world leading provider of life science facilities.

About KeyPlants
The company, founded in 2010, has been pioneers bringing the modular facility concept to the pharmaceutical industry. The company is world-leading in modular “off-site construction”. At KeyPlants, you will work with skilled engineers providing services to a global customer base, ranging from emerging biotech to big pharma (such as Merck, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, etc.). KeyPlants are in the forefront when it comes to how facility engineering projects are delivered, with shorter and more predictable project time. Customers turn to KeyPlants thanks to their expertise and long experience in delivering pharmaceutical facilities worldwide. Read more at keyplants.com

Your new role
As project manager you are the heart and soul of the customers project, and the position comes with responsibilities, but also the possibility to make a difference with your leadership and skills.

As project manager you will be responsible for leading delivery projects through the complete project cycle, including design, installation, and operational launch, including commissioning and qualification at customer site. You will have a competent and goal-oriented organization with you, that is characterized by a unique will to cooperate and reach set goals together as a team. Projects may be anywhere, but focus is on North America and Europe, with a strong home base market in Sweden.

The projects you lead may vary in size and can reach a billion SEK and hundreds of project members, although smaller projects are more common. The projects are high in technical complexity. The organization delivers turnkey pharma factories and facilities to the customers, striving to be competitive with short delivery times from design to complete installation.

The company culture is deeply rooted, with an ambition to create “Solutions that make a difference”, and living by the key values of being pioneers, reliable and solution oriented. Working as a team, both internally and with customers and partners, is essential!

What you’ll need to succeed
We believe that you are a person that enjoys working with complex projects to large, international customers without necessarily having to be part of a large organization.
You have:

  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Several years’ experience from construction and facility engineering projects, ideally both from international and domestic projects
  • Leadership experience
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ideally also experience of:
  • working with GMP
  • construction and facility engineering projects for the pharma/biotech, nuclear, chemistry or food industries
  • Preferably, a certification within project management, e.g. Prince2, IPMA, PMI.

You are:

  • Proactive
  • Strategically thinking, with a business sense and ability to see the full picture
  • A decision-maker – daring to make decisions together with the organization
  • Motivating others, and enable good cooperation
  • Confident as a leader
  • Driven, with a strong and forward-facing leadership style and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Goal-oriented
  • Lacking prestige
  • An excellent communicator (in English and preferably Swedish)

What you get

  • Possibility to make a difference in the world by creating “Solutions that make a difference”
  • An opportunity to work in a very experienced team at a world leading provider of life science facilities
  • A solid, profitable and fast growing company with well rooted key values and a project organizational structure, where you can make a difference and contribute to the success of the company.
  • A chance to be operational project lead for large, complex and exciting projects, with overall responsibiliy and authority to drive the project from A to Z.
  • A mix of international and domestic customers and project.
  • A strong commercial connection, and a possibility to meet the end-customer.
  • Very good opportunities to grow and develop within the role.

What to do next
In this recruitment KeyPlants is partnering with Hays. If you are interested in the role, please submit your application with an updated CV and personal letter in the same document. For specific questions on the role, please contact Cecilia Larzon, [email protected], or Linus Norrbom, [email protected]. Applications will be processed as they come, so don’t hesitate to submit your application today. Application deadline: 2021-12-30.

Senior Project Managers - CAPEX-Projects - Malmö

As part of our strategic expansion we’re launching a project management and engineering office in Malmö, to support not only our customers in southern Sweden and Denmark but also our global projects.

About the job

As project manager you’re the heart and soul of our customers projects and the position comes with a responsibility, but also the possibility to make a difference with your leadership and skills. As project manager you’re fully expected to lead, control and report not only the project’s budget and progress, but also the performance of the total engineering team, the delivery and the project specific customer relations.
At KeyPlants we define our ambitions by “Solutions that make a difference” and we act according to our key values: We are pioneers, reliable and solutions oriented. We always work together as one team, internally as well with our customers and partners. We want you to live our values!

The positions are located at KeyPlants Malmö-office.

About you

We believe you have a degree in engineering and several years of experience from investments projects in the pharmaceutical or food and dairy industries. You feel confident in your profession and have a strong and proactive leadership style, yet without prestige, and you can motivate your teams and reach agreed objectives. We believe you have a good business sense, are a good negotiator with a win-win attitude and an excellent communicator.
The basic requirements for the position are:

  • 10-15 years of relevant work experience within the field, hereof 5 years as project manager.
  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Experience from industrial capital investment projects
  • Fluent in Swedish and English in speaking, writing and reading
  • Possibility to travel in shorter and longer periods. Our customers are mainly situated in southern Sweden and Denmark, but other trips occur.

Recognized merits:

  • Experience from regulated industries, e.g. GMP-manufacturing
  • Experience of hygienic process design
  • Any certification within project management, e.g. Prince2, IPMA, PMI.
  • Knowledge in Danish or relevant work experiences from Denmark

Application and contact information

For more information about the position and application, you can contact our Regional Sales Manager in Malmö, Roger Stagmo at [email protected] or telephone +46 730 432 938. The application shall contain your personal letter, marked with the position title, and your CV. All documents shall be in printable pdf-format. If you apply for more than one position, please send one application per position.

Apply by October 31, 2020.

We continuously call for interviews and employ if we find a person that match our expectations, so don’t wait with your application!

Senior Automation Engineer - Malmö

As part of our strategic expansion we’re launching a project management and engineering office in Malmö, to support not only our customers in southern Sweden and Denmark but also our global projects.

About the job

As a Senior Automation Engineer you play a key role in our projects and the position requires a person who can act as subject matter expert with high and versatile technical automation and IT skills, in combination with good leadership capabilities.
You’re expected to be the driver of the automation and IT architecture together with our team and our customers and you must ensure that the system incl. documentation is in compliance with regulated standards, e.g. cGMP, and our customers specifications and expectations. Your daily tasks may include:

  • To work out the functional design of the production process together with our process designers
  • To work out other automation related design and test documents
  • Coding of PLC, HMI/SCADA and/or DCS-systems
  • Lead and execute FAT, SAT and qualification tests
  • Lead and execute on-site commissioning
  • Planning of the teams work and to follow up budgets and progress.
  • Act as support and mentor for more junior automation engineers
  • Support other engineering disciplines with specific know-how

At KeyPlants we define our ambitions by “Solutions that make a difference” and we act according to our key values:  We are pioneers, reliable and solutions oriented. We always work together as one team, internally as well with our customers and partners. We want you to live our values!

The position is located at KeyPlants Malmö-office.

About you

We believe you have a degree in engineering and several years of experience from capital investment projects in the pharmaceutical or food and dairy industries You feel confident in your profession and have a strong and proactive leadership style, yet without prestige, and you can motivate your teams and reach agreed objectives. We believe you are structured as person and an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.

The basic requirements for the position are:

  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience within the field
  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in electrical or industrial automation engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Experience from capital investment projects in the pharmaceutical and/or food industries
  • Knowledge of at least one of the major automation system provider platforms, e.g. ABB, Siemens, Emerson, Rockwell Automation
  • Spoken and written fluency in Swedish
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Possibility to travel for both shorter and longer periods. Our customers are mainly situated in southern Sweden and Denmark, but other trips occur.

Meritorious experiences:

  • Knowledge in batch automation systems (ISA-S88) and/or MES-systems (ISA-S95)
  • Experience within project management
  • Experience in electrical engineering and construction of MCC- and/or control cabinets
  • Knowledge in Danish or relevant work experiences from Denmark

 

Application and contact information

For more information about the position and application, you can contact our Regional Sales Manager in Malmö, Roger Stagmo at [email protected] or telephone +46 730 432 938.
The application shall contain your personal letter, marked with the position title, and your CV. All documents shall be in printable pdf-format. If you apply for more than one position, please send one application per position.

Apply by October 31, 2020.

We continuously call for interviews and employ if we find a person that match our expectations, so don’t wait with your application!

Senior CQV Engineers - Malmö

As part of our strategic expansion we’re launching a project management and engineering office in Malmö to support not only our customers in southern Sweden and Denmark, but also our global projects.

About the job

As Senior CQV Engineer you play a key role in leading Commissioning, Qualification and Validation activities in our projects. The position requires a person with high and versatile skills, in combination with good leadership capabilities. You’re expected to be the driver of quality related issues in our projects together with our team and our customers. You will work on the overall CQV documents and can also participate in the execution of CQV-related work.
As CQV-engineer you work either in our in-house projects or as a professional service in our client’s organisation.

At KeyPlants we define our ambitions by “Solutions that make a difference” and we act according to our key values:  We are pioneers, reliable and solutions oriented. We always work together as one team, internally as well with our customers and partners. We want you to live our values!

The position is located at KeyPlants Malmö-office.

About you

You have a degree in engineering and several years of experience from mainly the pharmaceutical or MedTech industries. Experience of the food industry is also relevant. You have knowledge of upstream, downstream and GMP utilities systems and processes. You’re also experienced in troubleshooting and providing technical and engineering solutions for GMP manufacturing operations and equipment in a biologics processing environment.
You feel confident in your profession and have a strong and proactive leadership style, yet without prestige, and you can motivate your team to reach agreed objectives. We believe you are structured as person and an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.  We expect you can act as mentor for more junior CQV-engineers and you can support other disciplines with specific know-how.

The basic requirements for the position are:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Biologics or similar highly regulated environment as part of an engineering, technical services or operations function You are proficient in cGMP and/or ISO 13485
  • You hold a master’s or bachelor’s degree in chemical process- or microbiological engineering or have equivalent work experience
  • Spoken and written fluency in Swedish
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Our customers are mainly situated in southern Sweden and Denmark, but other national and international travel occurs

 

Meritorious:

  • Experience of standards and guidelines for the food industry, e.g. BRC.
  • Experience of temperature mapping e.g. vessel SIP, Autoclaves, cold rooms, fridges and freezers.
  • Experience executing cleaning validation studies e.g. spray ball coverage assessments, hold time studies and swab sampling.
  • Experience executing PPQ related studies e.g. process hold studies, chromatography resin and UF/DF membrane management studies.
  • Experience of CSV
  • Experience within project management
  • Experience from industrial production capital investment projects
  • Knowledge in Danish or relevant work experiences from Denmark

 

Application and contact information

For more information about the position and application, you can contact our Regional Sales Manager in Malmö, Roger Stagmo at [email protected] or telephone +46 730 432 938.
The application shall contain your personal letter, marked with the position title, and your CV. All documents shall be in printable pdf-format. If you apply for more than one position, please send one application per position.

Apply by October 31, 2020.

We continuously call for interviews and employ if we find a person that match our expectations, so don’t wait with your application!

Senior Process Engineer - Malmö

As part of our strategic expansion we’re launching a project management and engineering office in Malmö, to support not only our customers in southern Sweden and Denmark but also our global projects.

To our office in Malmö, we’re now looking for Senior Process Engineers.

About the job

As senior process engineer you play a key role in our projects and the position requires a person who can act as subject matter expert with high and versatile technical skill, in combination with good leadership capabilities.

You’re expected to be the driver of the architecture and design of the production process, together with our team and our customers, and you’re used to work in a project’s entire lifecycle, i.e. from conceptual design to commissioning and qualification. Your role includes the planning of the teams work and to, together with the project manager, follow up budgets and progress. Your daily tasks may also include:

  • Design of production processes to the pharmaceutical and/or food industries
  • Work out and/or review of P&IDs
  • Projecting/design of equipment and systems incl. review of others work, often in 3D
  • Specification of system incl. Selection of components, choice of material etc.
  • Specification of procurement documentation. You may also be responsible for the procurement within specific areas incl. the follow up of vendors and contractors
  • Installation supervision of piping, systems and equipment
  • Commissioning and qualification of installations, equipment and systems
  • Lead the work and our delivery within specified areas towards our customers and suppliers
  • Act as support and mentor for other automation engineers
  • Support other engineering discipline with specific know-how

At KeyPlants we define our ambitions by “Solutions that make a difference” and we act according to our key values:  We are pioneers, reliable and solutions oriented. We always work together as one team, internally as well with our customers and partners. We want you to live our values!

The position is located at KeyPlants Malmö-office.

About you

We believe you have a degree in engineering and several years of experience from investments projects in the pharmaceutical or food and dairy industries. You feel confident in your profession and have a strong and proactive leadership style, yet without prestige, and you can motivate your teams and reach agreed objectives.

The basic requirements for the position are:

  • a master’s or bachelor’s degree in chemical processes engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years of relevant work experience within the field
  • experience from industrial capital investment projects in the pharmaceutical, food and/or chemical industries
  • experience of hygienic process design and relevant unit operations
  • Knowledge in CAD-tools, minimum 2D, 3D is meritorious
  • Spoken and written fluency in Swedish
  • Good spoken and written English
  • possibility to travel in shorter and longer periods. Our customers are mainly situated in southern Sweden and Denmark, but other trips occur.

Recognized merits:

  • experience within project management
  • experience of production facility design
  • knowledge in Danish or relevant work experiences from Denmark

Application and contact information

For more information about the position and application, you can contact our Regional Sales Manager in Malmö, Roger Stagmo at [email protected] or telephone +46 730 432 938.
The application shall contain your personal letter, marked with the position title, and your CV. All documents shall be in printable pdf-format. If you apply for more than one position, please send one application per position.

Apply by October 31, 2020.

We continuously call for interviews and employ if we find a person that match our expectations, so don’t wait with your application!

What you’ll do

As a project manager or project engineer at KeyPlants, your job will likely be as varied as our assignments and projects in Sweden and around the world. You would:

  • manage projects or design teams
  • design Life Science and advanced technology facilities
  • work closely with our clients as a consultant on their projects
  • execute commissioning and validation of equipment and systems
  • redesign processes that improve product quality, reduce operating costs, improve safety or protect the environment.

Who we hire

We seek highly-motivated people who thrive in a collaborative environment. You will need a bachelor’s or master’s degree or similar in engineering.

Why KeyPlants?

At KeyPlants, opportunities to work on process technologies range from initial conception and development, through deployment, operations and project support. Our development areas include:

  • formulation and filling
  • oral solid dosage
  • biotech API
  • chemical API
  • laboratories
  • advance modular solutions with off-site construction

As an engineer at KeyPlants, you will work using computer simulations and detailed design tools to develop the specifications for new systems and equipment (such as clean room design, biotech, aseptic formulation and filling, containment, clean utility systems, modular solutions etc.), new pharmaceutical facilities or advanced technology plants.

Our team members typically:

  • spend their first years in process engineering with support of our senior engineers, executing commissioning and validation
  • move into new assignments after two to eight years of experience.
  • qualify for additional positions after 10 or more years of experience, including design manager, project manager, lead engineer, or sales manager.

Our People

Kjell Jansson

Project Manager at KeyPlants since 2015

What brought you to KeyPlants?
“The opportunity to work with pharmaceutical projects in an international environment. The high level of competence and knowledge in Pharmaceutical Engineering that the company has trough the employees; it’s an inspiring place to work.”

What’s the best thing about working for KeyPlants?
“The team spirit and the open-minded atmosphere. You can always ask silly questions and get a good answer and a helping hand.”

What would you tell a candidate interested in working for KeyPlants?
“If you want to have fun, like to work with international clients and challenging projects and have a great interest in engineering and new technologies – KeyPlants is right for you.”

Therese Krieg

Commissioning & Validation Engineer at KeyPlants since 2016

Therese KriegWhat brought you to KeyPlants?
“I was looking for an opportunity to work in interesting pharmaceutical projects. Also, to work alongside experienced colleagues as well as clients, and to learn something new every day – I found that at KeyPlants!””

What’s the best thing about working for KeyPlants?
“The friendly atmosphere and the professionalism. Everyone is here to make sure the projects are executed with the highest quality and are always happy to help. With every new project, you encounter opportunities to develop.”

What would you tell a candidate interested in working for KeyPlants?
“Send in your application! The variation in the projects and the interesting people you meet mean that you will never have a boring day at work!”

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