Analytical Chemist (m/f, 100%, 5 year contract)

LucerneTemporaryChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2019-02-14Higher Professional Education / Certificate
For our client, a world leading Pharmaceutical company located in the greater Lucerne area we are accepting applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for the role of

Analytical Chemist (m/f, 100%, 5 year contract)

Your challenges

Applications are sought for a motivated and experienced Scientist to join a laboratory within the Biopharmaceutics and Specialty Dosage Forms Group Switzerland. 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
  • German/English language skills B2/C1
  • 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
  • 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

  • We offer an attractive package with competitive salary.
  • Professional and personal development
  • Work life balance
  • A dynamic and pleasant work location

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 + references) to

Please mention reference JN -022019-294929 in your application