Laboratory Equipment Qualification Specialist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00047073
  • Consultant: Jasmin Baumgartner
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 782505335
  • Date Published: 21.11.2019
  • Closed Date: 10.12.2019
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: North Switzerland
  • Discipline: Science - QA/Validation

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Laboratory Equipment Qualification Specialist to join a company in the global pharmaceutical organisation at their site based in Schaffhausen on a contract basis, for 6 months.

Your main duties will include:- Creation of qualification documentation in collaboration with the laboratory and vendor (URS, IQ/OQ/PQ Protocol).

  • Set up of work instructions and SOP's for the lab instrument in collaboration with the laboratory.
  • Organizing of set up of instrument PC, server environment, installation and configuration of application software in collaboration with the laboratory, vendor and IT.
  • Performing of IQ/OQ/PQ in collaboration with the laboratory and vendor.
  • Performing of software validation (e.g. ensure Annex11/Part11 compliance, user account check, audit trail functionalities, ensure backup and recovery of raw data).
  • Execution and follow up of periodic qualification and calibration activities for operational lab equipment/systems in cooperation with the technique responsible.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Involvement in the selection and justification of supplier, type and design of new lab equipment/systems.
  • Provide input for the setup of the lab equipment validation plan (VMP) (Inventory, qualification status and additional information as required).

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Chemistry or related technical or scientific discipline.
  • Working knowledge of GMP.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of equipment used in a pharmaceutical environment is required (simple equipment and automated integrated systems).
  • Knowledge of current qualification and validation methodology and its application within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Working knowledge and skills of Quality systems and MS Office.

Please note fluency in German and English is required for this role.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn on +41 782516595 or email Please quote the reference 47073 in any correspondence.

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