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.
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
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
Spoken and written German is an advantage
These roles based in Bern, Switzerland will initially be limited to 12 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!