Associate Physical Engineer in Neuchatel

Lucie Nasshan, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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Neuchatel, Neuenburg
Life Sciences
Lucie Nasshan, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 55 50
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For an international tobacco company in Neuchâtel, we are seeking a:

Associate Physical Engineer

Location: Neuchâtel

Contract: open ending

The candidate will mainly contribute and participate to the development and validation of physical methods used to characterize physical/mechanical properties of materials/components/consumables used in the company’s products.


  • Lead method development projects in close collaboration with the testing engineering team in charge of developing new equipment for the method needs

  • Validate the physical methods according to internal procedures

  • Plan and organize the projects in collaboration with the laboratory supervisors by

providing detailed schedule about required resources and timelines.

  • Provide technical support to laboratory technicians to ensure timely and accurate release of data during the development/validation process.

  • Generate relevant documents related to the validation process (validation protocol,

  • validation report and development reports).

  • Apply in depth data analysis to ensure the assessment plan integrity.

  • Propose and implement ideas to continuously improve quality and efficiently.

  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers and act as subject matter expert for knowledge and method transfer to affiliates’ laboratories.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Education: Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience (Bachelor or Master level or equivalent).

  • Work experience: 2-5 years of experience in the required field through demonstrated experience/education.

  • Experience in laboratory environment and in standard applied in laboratories (ISO 17025; ICH Q2; FDA, guideline for the validation of analytical methods).

  • Experience in method validation.

  • Experience in techniques to evaluate the mechanical properties of materials (strength, electrical, magnetic, imaging, others).

  • Fluency in English and French required.

  • Strong PC skills; proficient in MS Office tools and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).

  • Strong analytical and learning capability as well as productive work habits, creative thinking and quality oriented.

A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25/EFTA citizenship is required for this position