Laboratory Technician / Scientist (Microbiology)

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00051011
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 28.06.2021
  • Closed Date: 14.10.2021
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  • Location: Visp,
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Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Laboratory Technician / Scientist Microbiology to join a global CRO supporting almost 1000 companies with their analytical needs. This role will be based at our clients site in Visp on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role will be to

  • Preparation of work instructions, SOPs and WOs as well as training of other laboratory employees
  • Independent processing of the assigned tasks as well as independent supervision of the assigned area
  • Evaluation of data and presentation of data in different reports and presentations
  • Practical implementation of laboratory experiments and hands on work in the laboratory
  • Planning and evaluation of microbial fermentations and subsequent product processing (primary recovery)
  • Close cooperation with the production departments, and with the other microbiology laboratories
  • Implementation of Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) for continuous improvement
  • Proactive feedback on potential improvements

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Industry training or studies in biotechnology / bioprocess engineering (or comparable)
  • Preferably first industry experience in the field of microbiology within a GMP environment
  • First experience with writing reports, SOPs, and documents
  • Independent, careful and responsible way of working
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team
  • Confident communication in English, German would be an advantage
  • High motivation, resilience, flexibility and reliability
  • High level of commitment and enthusiasm

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global organisation.

For more information or toapply for this position, please contact Jocelyn on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 51011 in all correspondence.

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