Quality Control Associate Microbiology

Job Type : (12 Months temporary contract)

Quality Control Associate Microbiology

Date: Jan 1, 2024
Location: La Chaux-de-Fonds
Company: Ichnos Sciences Inc.

Quality Control Associate Microbiology
(12 months temporary contract)

Job Description

ROLE OVERVIEW:

We are looking for highly motivated people who thrive on being challenged and working in an agile, collaborative, and multicultural environment to join our multidisciplinary Quality Control team and play a key role in conducting rigorous, cutting-edge science.

To partake in execution and enrichment of our ambitious pipeline of projects, this position is to be filled by a quality control associate with a thorough understanding of GMP principles.

She or he will work together with the QC team on the development of analytical methods for the analysis and characterization of biologics.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Environmental Monitoring tests (personnel, air, surface and water).
  • Perform Bioburden, endotoxin testing.
  • Perform general lab tasks (ordering materials, maintaining inventory, preparing buffers, cleaning…).
  • Comply with GMP requirements, adherence to data integrity principles at all times and apply all QC procedures.
  • Complete documentation in a timely manner, prepare/review documentation (SOPs, Protocols, reports…).
  • Ensure training compliance within the assigned work area.
  • Provide support for calibration, use and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Provide support and execute method troubleshooting.
  • Report any non-conformances to Senior Officer or Team leader and assist in documentation.
  • Identify and facilitate problem-solving and improvement projects.
  • When needed, support method transfers and validation.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required and provide support to other QC teams when needed.

 

EDUCATION AND DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BSc degree in Microbiology or equivalent with 1-2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Hands on experience in Microbiology assays (Bioburden, endotoxin, growth promotion, etc.) in a pharmaceutical environment would be very appreciated.
  • Knowledge and experience in cGMP environment.
  • Ability to run experience in an autonomous manner. Critical thinking, good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good organizational skills. Hands-on approach. Ability to work under time constrains and adapt to work schedule changes.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain high standards with meticulous attention to details.
  • Fluency in French and English, both written and verbal.

LOCATION:

You will join us, in a picturesque city of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

This is a rare opportunity to join our growing scientific team at the very start of something special. You will become a part of the foundation of a new company imprint…

Business Unit: Quality
Type of Contract: Temporary 12 months
Employment Rate: 100%