Associate for Formulation and Process Development

  • Contract type Permanent and Temporary - until further notice
  • Place
  • Reference 160748-735-1
  • Start date asap
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 03.12.2019
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You have a degree or apprentice in Life Sciences and good experience in formulation and/or process development? For our client - a leading pharmaceutical company situated in Basel - we are contracting a:

Associate for Formulation and Process Development

Your assignment

- Contribute to scientific projects related to the pharmaceutical development of biologics parenteral formulations with focus on formulation and process development
- Planning, execution and evaluation of formulation and process development activities together with the pharmaceutical project leader
- Manufacturing of formulation and process development samples at lab and pilot scale, incl. preparation of primary packaging and instruments, UFDF, compounding, sterile filtration and aseptic filling (vial and PFS)
- Performing physico-chemical samples analysis of parenteral dosage forms in the frame of formulation and process development in agreement with the scientist/ pharmaceutical project leader
- Documentation of development work according to the relevant guidance and internal processes, incl. ensuring data integrity (e.g. eLN, batch protocols, study protocols, Virtual Product Home)
- Evaluation and implementation of new methods and technologies

Your profile

- BSc/MSc in a life science discipline (e.g. biology, biotechnology, pharmacy, chemistry or equivalent) or completed vocational training as a Chemical or Biological Laboratory Technician, Pharmaceutical Technical Assistant, Chemical Technical Assistant, Biological Technical Assistant or equivalent
- Proven professional experience in formulation and/or process development of liquid parenteral drug products of protein biologics
- Experience with physico-chemical analysis of parenteral formulations, including visual inspection, light obscuration, opalescence and clarity, color, pH, IEC, SEC
- Hands-on experience in manufacturing of formulation and process development samples is a plus
- Experience in reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results
- Good oral and written communication skills in German and English
- Good IT skills (including word processing (MS Word/gDoc) and spreadsheets (MS Excel/gSheet)
- Good organization and planning skills
- Proven ability to work independently and proactively
- Excellent scientific, communication and organizational skills, fully committed to team effort but able to work in an independent


This multifaceted project provides the opportunity to apply and increase your expert knowledge in one of the largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Also the possibility of contract extension is given. To submit your complete CV including diplomas and references just use the button ‘Apply'. We are looking forward receiving your application today!

About Manpower
Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
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Your Manpower consultant
Veronika Walz

Life Sciences Competence Center
Picassoplatz 4
4052 Basle

T: +41 58 307 2441

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