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Analytical Chemist - Biotechnology

Company: ClinTec International Ltd
Location: Lucerne
Reference: SWI AC 130217 AD
Closing Date: 13 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Benefits

Job Summary:

Join Clintec's global team! In this role you'll be outsourced, working for a leading sponsor at their state of the art Biotechnology facility near Lucerne, Switzerland. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and career development opportunities.


Analytical Chemist - BioPharma - near Lucerne, Switzerland (Permanent)

Clintec has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Analyitcal Chemist to join our growing Swiss team.  This role is fully in-sourced to a leading global sponsor, working from their state of the art biotech facility near Lucerne.  We offer competitive packages, a good work/life balance and development opportunities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Independent management of all administrative and analytical activities for the release of fixed, oral finished products
  • Development and validation of methods for the release and stability of solid, oral finished products
  • Implementation of method transfers for the release and stability of solid, oral finished products
  • Administration of ICH stability studies
  • Analytical techniques: HPLC, UV / VIS spectrophotometry, dissolution, Karl-Fischer titration
  • Documentation of results in German and English
  • Execution and verification of calibrations and maintenance work on analytical instruments
  • Collaboration with (project) managers, technicians and external service providers
  • Processing of deviations
  • Creation of standard operating procedures SOP

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree (chemistry or comparable) or completed training as a laboratory assistant with several years of professional experience
  • Experience with chromatographic analytical methods (HPLC), assay determinations (HPLC), release assays (dissolution / HPLC), and GMP guidelines
  • Very good knowledge of English and German (spoken and written)
  • Good MS Office user skills as well as high affinity to complex computer systems (eg LIMS)
  • High quality awareness and a sense of efficient operation
  • Strong ability to solve complex problems and questions in the team but also independently
  • Team-oriented and open personality

Our client is subject to the guidelines of the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP). Any work in the company is carried out in compliance with these guidelines.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience then please apply now or find out more by speaking to one of our flexible recruitment team.

Adam Davis, Senior Global Resourcing Executive -

If you are not suitable for this vacancy but are interested in working for Clintec please send your CV to One of the team will get back in touch!

Company Information:

Clintec is a dynamic, UK headquartered, privately owned, full service Contract Research Organisation with a presence in over 50 countries worldwide. We have been providing clinical research support services to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries and assisting in their key product development efforts for over two decades. At Clintec we have experience in managing clinical trials in all major therapeutic areas including oncology, rare disease, neurology, cardiovascular, psychiatry, infectious disease, rheumatology, immunology, respiratory and gastroenterology.

Clintec employees can expect to receive expert training and guidance throughout their careers as well as the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of Clinical Trials across the full life-cycle of the drug development process from the CRO perspective. We have strong partnerships with some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and employees can expect to be involved in some of the most prestigious drug development projects with the opportunity to develop, progress and travel globally. Clintec offers a competitive salary and rewards package.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Clintec International Ltd,
133 Finnieston Street,
G3 8HB
Reasons to work for Clintec
Tel:  +44 (0) 141 226 1120
Fax:  +44 (0) 141 248 8993
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