Associate Scientist QC // Johnson & Johnson in Bern

Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad Inhouse Services J&J Zug
jetzt bewerben

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Life Sciences
Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad Inhouse Services J&J Zug
058 231 57 94
jetzt bewerben


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 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 127,000 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.

The QC department is involved in the validation and transfer of various test methods as well as in performing of routine release and stability tests for novel clinical phase materials. The analytical and microbial methods applied in-house range from Western Blot, ELISA, gel based methods, RP-HPLC, SEC- and Ion chromatography, sterility and bioburden testing. To support our ongoing project, we are looking to support our QC team with multiple Scientists.

Main Responsibilities:

The scope of these Associate Scientist positions is to support the QC team in the following areas:

  • Performing of product release, stability, raw material and IPC testing
  • Responsible for performing various microbial testing according to internal and/or regulatory (ESP, USP, ISO, other) standards for QC testing
  • Analyzing and reporting test results
  • Perform laboratory duties to support department objectives
  • Writing scientifically sound technical documents and reports
  • Provide support to analytical development, process development, and other stakeholders when the need arises


Who we are looking for:

You have a scientific and analytical mindset for analyzing and reporting test results and have experience in writing scientifically sound technical documents and reports. Ideally, you have experience in working in a GMP regulated environment. The QC Associate scientist is expected to coordinate and conduct testing on raw materials, products and various other samples such as sterility testing, bioburden testing, etc. The QC scientist is also expected to support validation activities for operational and R&D projects (method validation, verifications, equipment qualifications..). We are also looking for a great team player who can work in a self-dependent way and takes ownership for the assigned task to plan and deliver according to agreed timelines.

  • Bachelor or Master in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field with an analytical background
  • Professional experience in Pharma, Biotech or Vaccines industry is a major plus
  • Hands-on experience with analytical technologies , bioassays and microbial testing
  • Experience in method validations and verifications and equipment qualification
  • Demonstrate innovative spirit, strong interpersonal skills and project management abilities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Team player
  • Spoken and written German

These roles based in Bern, Switzerland will initially be limited to 10 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!