Analytical Chemist (m/f, 100%, 2 year contract)

Lucerne areaTemporaryChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2019-02-01Master / University
For our client, a world leading Pharmaceutical company in the Greater Lucerne area we are accepting applications from highly motivated and qualified individuals for the role of

Analytical Chemist (m/f, 100%, 2 year contract)

Your challenges

Primary responsibilities of this position include chemical assays (U/HPLC chromatography, moisture determination and/or in-vitro release testing in support of the manufacture, stability and release of drug product clinical supplies. Specific duties include: Development of U/HPLC methods for composite assays and determination of impurities and degradation products as well as development of dissolution methods for polymers.
  • Authoring and executing analytical method development and qualification protocols
  • Authoring and performing instrument validation documents and activities, respectively
  • Actively participating in routine lab maintenance activities
  • Authoring cGMP SOPs and analytical method procedures
  • Apply technical knowledge to the company improvement projects and the evaluation of new technology/processes. Collaborate with specialist scientific and/or technology teams.

Your skills

  • MS or PhD in Chemistry or related discipline.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and experience performing LC assays
  • Formal training and experience with analytical instrumentation (e.g. HPLC, Karl Fischer Titration)
  • Experience with testing of small molecules
  • In depth understanding of LC including the ability to develop HPLC and UPLC separation methodologies
  • Formal training and experience with cGMP expectations, electronic notebooks, electronic data repositories, instrument validation, and SOPs
  • Committed to working in a collaborative manner across functional areas
  • Fast learner with an attention to details
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Language skills: English and German
  • Effective organization to multi-task and manage multiple projects
  • Possess sound experimental design, data processing, and interpretation skills
  • Knowledge of analytical method development and transfer to GMP labs

Your horizons

Your role is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.

Your contact

Herr Phill Rogers, Recruitment Consultant, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 58 233 2100.

To apply please send your complete application dossier (CV + motivation letter + reference letters) to

Please mention reference JN -012019-294546 in your application