Lab Associate

  • Contract type Temporary Assignment - bis auf weiteres
  • Place
  • Reference 127516-260-1
  • Assignment start date sofort
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 04.12.2019
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For our client - a leading pharmaceutical company situated in Basel - we are contracting a:

Lab Associate

Your assignment

-Plan, organize, perform and document scientific experiments under moderate supervision; utilize special equipment or specialized facilities under moderate supervision
-Work according to appropriate standards as defined in Quality Manual, SOPs, ethical, health, safety, environment (HSE), and information security (ISEC) guidelines
-Provide documentation of raw data, evaluate and interpret results obtained for advanced but established methods or procedures
-Review and verify raw data generated by others
-Write protocols, reports or lab procedures based on templates under moderate supervision
-Contribute to development of new methods or optimize existing methods
-Recognize, communicate and provide input to the solution of complex problems (e.g. deviations and unexpected results from experiments); address and solve problems within own area of responsibility
-Perform molecular biological test methods (e.g. Sequencing, Northern Blot, Southern Blot, qPCR)
-Manage operational aspects in lab:
Take over responsibility for complex equipment; schedule and perform maintenance and qualification of instruments/equipment
oKeep record of chemicals, intermediates, standards or consumables

Perform information searches under moderate guidance. Actively participate in knowledge exchange. Train and coach technicians, temporary employees and employees under training/education.

Contribute to the evaluation of new lab equipment.

Your profile

-Master or Bachelor of Science or Technical education with 2 years relevant experience or Apprenticeship with 4 years relevant experience in industry or equivalent
-Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment
-Adequate theoretical and scientific knowledge in the relevant area (e.g. manufacturing, analytical, pharmaceutical)
-Good practical knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools
-Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools
-Fluent in German. Adequate knowledge of English (oral and written)
-Good documentation skills
-Basic presentation skills


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.
Our 3 promises
“We are passionate about what we do. This passion is a motivating and driving force, ensuring excellent placement opportunities for you.”
“We care about the people we work with. Including you. That’s why our collaborations are based on trust.”
“We take on our responsibilities. For you, that means security and exciting prospects.”

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Your Manpower consultant
Christopher Schefer

Life Sciences Competence Center
Picassoplatz 4
4052 Basle

T: +41 58 307 2441

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