Associate Scientist QC Microbiology & Analytics // Johnson & Johnson
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.
Main Responsibilities: After the respective trainings, you are expected to coordinate and conduct microbiological and analytical testing on raw materials, products and various other samples.
Responsible for performing various microbial testing according to internal and/or regulatory (EP, USP, ISO, other) standards for QC testing (sterility, bioburden, endotoxin, growth promotion, etc.)
Responsible for performing environmental monitoring tests (air and surface sampling; water and gasses sampling etc.) in the QC labs
Responsible for performing analytical tests on raw materials required for the production process (e.g. FTIR, Ion Identity testing, pH, conductivity)
Responsible for release and stability testing
Responsible writing and conducting study plans and method validations work, when the need arises
Conduct equipment validation and qualification
Perform laboratory duties to support department objectives
Supports the Quality department in internal and external audits and requests
Responsible for compliance with Quality goals for this position
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 LifeScience discipline
Work experience in Pharma, Biotech or Vaccines industry is a major plus
GMP experience is a plus
Experience in method validations and verifications and equipment qualification
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
Good German & English communication (verbal & written)
This role 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!