manufacturing project specialist biology // johnson & johnson in Bern

Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad Inhouse Services J&J Zug
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Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. We have more than 230 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,400 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

Janssen Vaccines AG, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. We do this by discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing products that combat major threats to the health of people worldwide.

Main Responsibilities:

The Manufacturing project specialist is as delegate of the manufacturing Manager/Supervisor responsible for the execution, efficiency and compliance of projects on the shopfloor in line with the production schedule, EHS and cGMP requirements. He/she is a change initiator accountable for initiating and follow up on changes in line with cGMP, EHS, Production schedule and user requirements. He/she is responsible for aspects of cGMP and external party inspections within manufacturing.

  • Storage & control of cell banks / Defrosting vial
  • 10L iCeP process & 50L iVIP process
  • Grow / inoculating preculture (including cell count, dilutions, sampling
  • Providing preculture to fermentation
  • Install & prepare fermenters / Inoculation
  • Daily monitoring fermenters including In Process Testing
  • Harvest / medium change
  • Lysis / DNA precipitation / Sedimentation & Clarification
  • Anion Exchange Chromatography
  • Diafiltration / Filtration / Formulation & Fill / In Process Testing
  • Product Storage / Product transfer
  • Support in validations, change requests & equipment maintenance
  • Responsible for record keeping and computer systems
  • Ensuring the cleanliness (5S), maintenance and organization of the spaces and equipment
  • Transfer of knowledge
  • Use the existing Lean Systems
  • Is responsible for (co-) development of processes and procedures
  • Leading role in actively improving the department using Lean methodology


Who we are looking for:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor degree in a Life Science discipline
  • EHSS awareness
  • GMP awareness & experience is a plus
  • Organizational abilities in a complex environment
  • Good communication and negotiation skills in English and German
  • High level of customer orientation
  • Proven practice of root cause analyse / corrective action assessment

This role based in Bern, Switzerland will initially be limited to approx. 12 months. If you are interested in working for a global leading health care company in a challenging role, then send us your application in English today. Or give us a call if you have any questions!