22 days ago

Technical Expert for External Manufacturing (CMO)

Kelly Scientific Resources KSR Basel

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Technical Expert for External Manufacturing (CMO)

Kelly Scientific Resources (KSR), a division of Kelly Services, is the worldwide leading provider of scientific personnel. Our team in Basel (Switzerland) consists of experts with a solid background in chemistry, pharmacy or biotechnology, as well as several years of consultancy experience.

For our customer, an internationally leading pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Basel (Switzerland), we are looking for an experienced
Technical Expert for External Manufacturing (CMO)
You will be responsible for the technical interface between the company and Contract Manufacturers of consumer healthcare products, which include pharmaceutical products, dietary supplements, cosmetic products and/or medical devices. The specific requirements are:
Key Responsibilities and Tasks: 

  • Support validation of manufacturing and packaging processes at Contract Manufacturers, for new products and for changes to existing products. Review and approve validation protocols and reports.
  • Review changes to manufacturing processes, raw material sources, manufacturing equipment, and evaluate technical requirements to implement change (e.g. determine if process validation is required).
  • Provide input into resolution of production deviations to ensure continuity of Supply.
  • Troubleshooting in manufacturing.
  • Other technical and change control work as needed
Technical Requirements: 
  • BS or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, or equivalent
  • At least 7 years combined professional experience in the following functions in the (small molecule) pharmaceutical or regulated consumer healthcare industry, with a strong technical focus on: Process Technology; Technical transfer from development to manufacturing site or from site to site; Process validation; Manufacturing
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Experience with a wide range of pharmaceutical forms (solid dose, semi-solids, effervescents etc.)
  • Experience working with Contract Manufacturers
  • Experience with dietary supplements is a plus
  • Experience with cosmetic products and medical devices is a plus
Workload: 100 %
Contract duration: December 2018
Starting date: October 2017
Workplace: Basel (20% travel within EU)

If you are interested in this career opportunity then please do not hesitate to apply directly online or to send your complete application documents to us, preferably this very day
Contact: Diana Steinhauer: Diana.steinhauer(at)kellyservices.ch

We are looking forward to getting to know you!