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Analytical Scientist - Switzerland, Lucerne (Schachen)

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Clintec currently has an exciting opportunity for a Analytical Scientist to work dedicated to our global sponsor (top 5 pharmaceutical company) at their biological drug development and manufacturing site located in Schachen, Switzerland. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our growing, global company on a permanent, full time basis.

Company Information:

Clintec is a dynamic, UK headquartered, privately owned, full service Contract Research Organisation with a presence in over 50 countries worldwide. We have been providing clinical research support services to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries and assisting in their key product development efforts for over two decades. At Clintec we have experience in managing clinical trials in all major therapeutic areas including oncology, rare disease, neurology, cardiovascular, psychiatry, infectious disease, rheumatology, immunology, respiratory and gastroenterology.

Clintec employees can expect to receive expert training and guidance throughout their careers as well as the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of Clinical Trials across the full life-cycle of the drug development process from the CRO perspective. We have strong partnerships with some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and employees can expect to be involved in some of the most prestigious drug development projects with the opportunity to develop, progress and travel globally. Clintec offers a competitive salary and rewards package.

Job Details:

The Analytical Scientist's will be responsible for chemical assays (U/HPLC chromatography, moisture determination and/or in-vitro release testing in support of the manufacture, stability and release of drug product clinical supplies). Specific duties include: Development of U/HPLC methods for composite assays and determination of impurities and degradation products as well as development of dissolution methods for polymers.

Job Responsibilities:

Authoring and executing analytical method development and qualification protocols
Authoring and performing instrument validation documents and activities, respectively
Actively participating in routine lab maintenance activities
Authoring cGMP SOPs and analytical method procedures
Apply technical knowledge to the company improvement projects and the evaluation of new technology/processes. Collaborate with specialist scientific and/or technology teams.

Essential Criteria:

MS or PhD in Chemistry or related discipline
Knowledge, understanding, and experience performing LC assays
Formal training and experience with analytical instrumentation (e.g. HPLC, Karl Fischer Titration)
Experience with testing of small molecules
Previous experience working within a GMP environment
Fluent in German language (written, spoken, understanding)
Fluent in English language (written, spoken, understanding)

Desired Criteria:

In depth understanding of LC including the ability to develop HPLC and UPLC separation methodologies
Formal training and experience with cGMP expectations, electronic notebooks, electronic data repositories, instrument validation, and SOPs
Committed to working in a collaborative manner across functional areas
Fast learner with an attention to details
Effective written and oral communication skills
Effective organisation to multi-task and manage multiple projects
Possess sound experimental design, data processing, and interpretation skills
Knowledge of analytical method development and transfer to GMP labs

If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role please apply now!

If this position is not suitable but you would like to work as part of our biotech facility near Lucerne, then please send your CV to Maddy Laird, Recruitment Team Lead –

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