Associate Scientist QC Raw Materials (f/m/x) // Johnson & Johnson in Bern

Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad JnJ Bern
jetzt bewerben

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Life Sciences
Stephan Zoebeli, Randstad JnJ Bern
058 231 57 94


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 134,000 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

Janssen Vaccines belongs to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen is an organization of over 30,000 professionals working passionately to prevent, treat, cure and stop some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. In Bern, about 350 people of over 20 nationalities work together with the wider Janssen organization and partners on the development, manufacturing and analytical testing of novel vaccines and bacteria-based pharmaceutical products and therapies.

Main Responsibilities

After the respective training, you are expected to coordinate and conduct analytical testing on Raw materials, IPCs, intermediates and various other samples.

  • Responsible for performing various analytical testing according to internal and/or regulatory (EP, USP, ISO, other) standards for QC testing (Various identity tests, e.g., Ion determination, FTIR, TLC, furthermore Appearance of solution, pH, Osmolality, Density, Refractometry, Optical rotation, Titrations, Conductivity, etc.)
  • Write scientifically sound technical documents and reports
  • Support laboratory management in planning activities
  • Support the timely and effective completion of lab events, investigations, change controls and CAPA including writing, execution and review of related documents
  • Responsible for writing and conducting study plans and method verification plan and reports, when the need arises
  • Maintain current laboratory equipment and operates analytical and other instruments
  • Perform laboratory duties to support department objectives
  • Supports the Quality Control department in internal and external audits and requests
  • Responsible for compliance with Quality goals for this position
  • Help to build a strong team to expand, strengthen and the maintain the current knowledge base and expertise within QC to reflect changing business needs
  • Provide support to analytical development, process development and other stakeholders when the need arises


Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor or Master level University/Higher educational degree in natural sciences, applied sciences or equivalent
  • Work experience in Pharma, Biotech or Vaccines industry is a major plus
  • Profound working understanding of laboratory operations and practices
  • Experience in method validations and verifications and equipment qualification
  • Good writing skills for scientifically sound technical documents, instructions, protocols and reports
  • Self-dependent way of working and taking ownership of assigned task to plan and deliver according agreed timelines
  • Preferably familiar with compendial testing and related industry guidelines
  • Demonstrate innovative spirit, strong interpersonal skills and project management abilities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment according to tight and challenging timelines
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Good verbal and written skills in English (German is a plus)

This role based in Bern, Switzerland will initially be limited to 12 months with the opportunity to extend long-term. 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!