DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM’s 22,000 employees deliver an annual net sale of about € 9 billion.
DSM Pentapharm, part of the nutrition cluster of the DSM group, employs approx. 150 persons and has a long-standing tradition as an innovative and reliable producer and supplier of active ingredients for the personal care, pharmaceutical and haemostasis diagnostics industry.
As Team Lead QC Chemistry you will be based on our site in Aesch/BL and be responsible for all testings in the area of chemistry related to the production and release of our pharmaceutical, cosmetic and diagnostic products, including incoming goods release. You will report to the Head Quality Control and will manage a team of 8 people
TEAM LEAD QC Chemistry (F/M)
L ead the QC team performimg chemical tests (3 labs, 8 pers.)
Assure an efficient and flexible organization to deliver accurate analytical results on time (release and stability tests), through optimal personal qualification and resource allocation, as well as overall process optimization.
Be responsible for validation of analytical methods for their intended use
Assure a safe working environment in compliance with the company’s SHE directives
Represent the lab in customer audits; perform supplier and internal audits
Contribute to the personal development of single individuals and the team
Masteror or PhD in chemistry/biochemistry or equivalent scientific/analytical education with practical experience of min. 8 years in a leading position in a QC environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
Experience in working in a GMP environment
Very strong managerial and organizational skills
Knowledge and experience in protein/peptide analytics is an asset
Experienced in analytical method optimisation and validation
LEAN process experience would be a plus
Good communication, team player and empathic behavior
Willing to learn and take responsibility
Ability to think out of the box
Fluent language skills (w/s), German and English
Location and Conditions
Location: CH-Aesch BL
Procedure & Contact
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your CV & Motivation letter in English via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers). For additional questions, please contact Gabriella Güdel, Tel. +41 61 706 47 09.
Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.
Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com