• Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00056663
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 23.02.2024
  • Sector:
  • Location: Neuchatel,
  • Discipline:

QLS are recruiting for a QC Associate Scientist to join a Global Pharmaceutical company based in Neuchatel on a contract basis for 6 months.

Job Responsibilities:

Laboratories of Neuchâtel – Switzerland with a focus on:

  • Laboratory Investigations
  • Critical Material Qualification
  • Laboratory Method Transfers
  • Supports daily QC activities following cGMP, Takeda policies and EHS requirements.

Validation and Qualification Activities

  • Author transfer protocols and reports for assays
  • Author qualification plans and reports for critical reagents
  • Oversee validation and qualification activities executed by analysts, provide training and support
  • Execute and documents experiments

Investigation Leads

  • Investigate and trouble shoot problems which occur to determine solutions or recommendations for improvements or change
  • Conduct/participate in risk assessments, root cause analysis and investigations
  • Own Laboratory Investigations and CAPA

Quality Control Support Activities

  • Support the application of industry specific compliance standards/regulations to assays life cycle management activities
  • Participate to daily activities upon request (provide technical and statistical support)

Candidate's Requirements:

  • University or engineering degree in analytical chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry
  • 1 or 2 years of experience in GMP pharma business activities, preferably in the scope of recombinant therapeutic product in pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience in GMP Laboratory activities
  • Good knowledge of method transfer
  • Good knowledge of critical reagent qualification
  • Experience in problem solving and deviation management
  • Good Knowledge of statistical tools
  • Fluent in French and English (C1 written and spoken)
  • Proficiency in all aspects of standard IT tools


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email aguimard@ckqls.ch. Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 56663 in all correspondence.

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