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Associate Scientist

Switzerland   •  CHF35 - CHF40 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

The Chemical & Analytically Development (CHAD) serves the interests through timely supply of synthetic active pharmaceutical ingredients for clinical and development needs, with responsible process and analytical R&D leading to successful regulatory approval, launch and commercialisation. CHAD associates develop and utilise appropriate methodologies to manufacture and analyse bulk pharma chemicals in a safe, efficient, cost-effective, environmentally responsible, and GMP-compliant fashion and through application of expertise in chemistry, engineering, and Technical Life Cycle Management.

Description and Key Responsibilities:

  • This role has a specific focus on GMP analytical lab-based activities in the Integrated Analytical Operations team to support the local pilot plant with IPC analytical requests.
  • Responsible for the setup and execution of IPC methods for the monitoring of reactions in the local pilot plant. You will also support release/retest of raw materials to be used in the manufacturing.
  • Operate different analytical lab instruments (LC, GC, titrators, RAMAN, UV) and will be responsible for setup and maintenance of the assigned laboratory infrastructure and equipment.
  • Document the data generated under GMP and according to ICH standards.
  • Responsible for reviewing data generated from plant operators
  • Support training of lab and plant associates by organising ad-hoc technical training and by on-the-job training.
  • Work closely with analytical and process development chemists, as well as scientists and operators from a diverse range of disciplines within Chemical and Analytical Development.
  • Other requirements include a good technical-scientific background, good understanding of GMP, strong communication skills and the ability to work independently in a team environment.


  • Technician with continuing education (EU) or BS/MS or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on relevant experience
  • Experience with HPLC, UHPLC and GC chromatographic systems as well as wet chemistry and a sound understanding of organic chemistry and chromatography, along with the interest in growing technically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with colleagues from different areas, including plant associates.
  • Good technical skills are required, especially in the operation and maintenance of instrumentation and software.
  • Good understanding of GMP as well as experience in pharmaceutical development activities.
  • Command of English and German (spoken and written)

For more information, please contact Fandi Hatib on +44 1727 817 600 or email fhatib@achieva.co.uk

  • Agency: Achieva Group Limited
  • Reference: FH-33
  • Posted: 6th June 2022
  • Expires: 4th July 2022

Achieva Group Limited

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