Drug Product Technician, Downstream Processing Job - Switzerland
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
MSD in Switzerland is recruiting a Drug Product Technician to join our biological drug product development and manufacturing site MSD Werthenstein BioPharma located in the Greater Lucerne area. MSD Werthenstein BioPharma employs a diverse group of highly skilled scientists, engineers, technicians and process specialists from more than 15 nations and provides an important contribution to MSD’s endeavor to bring new innovative medicines to patients as fast as possible, while applying highest quality standards to all activities.
You will be an active part of the newly established Drug Product and Downstream Technology group in our state-of-the-art biotechnology facility and significantly contribute to the of a new integrated manufacturing process from vial thaw to secondary packaging.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Running of Equipment during Manufacturing: Component Preparation, Sterile Vial Filling, and Material Management
- Performing the 100% visual inspection of filled vials
- Maintain Equipment GMP Status: Routine Monitoring, Calibration, Maintenance, Certifications of equipment
- Reviewing and completing Batch documentation to support production activities
- Reviewing / Updating of Area SOPs
- Execute Process Simulation and support for Process Simulations and Investigations
- Supports coordination of daily work schedules and effectively organizes with respective support groups
- Inventory and Order Management
- 1+ years’ experience with Bachelor degree in Pharmacy or Process engineering.
- 3 + years’ experience Laborant/in EFZ – Galenik/ Biologie/ Mikrobiologie
Required Experience and Skills:
- At least 1 year of work experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
- Familiarity with Biotech GMP Manufacturing processes and working within an Aseptic Environment
- Good communication skills in English (verbal and written); additional German language skills are beneficial
Preferred Experience and Skills:
- At least 3 years of work experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry (sterile manufacturing of pharmaceutical or biological components/finished products)
- Demonstrated Microbiological knowledge and practical experience
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Job: Bio Process-Purif/Recovery Job Title:Scientist, Bio Process
Primary Location: EMEA-Switzerland-LU-Schachen
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
External Job Board Posting: Switzerland - Jobs.ch
Company Trade Name:MSD
Job Segment: Microbiology, Biotech, Technician, Pharmaceutical, Product Development, Science, Technology, Research