Position: Cell Preparations Manufacturing Technician in GMP Environment (60-100%)
Location: Schlieren, Zürich area, Switzerland

As we set standards in the rapidly developing stem cell industry, we’re seeking like-minded individuals to join our collaborative culture and dynamic team. A highly motivated manufacturing technician (60-100%) is sought to join our team.

What would be your responsibilities?
You operate production in our GMP Cleanroom facilities to obtain clinical and/or commercial stem cell banking products. You carry out cGMP manufacturing operations utilizing approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Forms. Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Cleanroom manufacturing operations and techniques, as hands-on aseptic cell culture (cell isolation from tissue, sub-culturing, harvesting, cryopreservation) with accompanying in-process control following approved instructions and procedures,
  • Production data record and maintenance of log books,
  • Maintenance of the cleanroom and quality control laboratory equipment, and storage tank areas,
  • Responsibility for cleanroom and laboratory raw material procurement,
  • Notify head of production and relevant staff about process deviations (work order discrepancies, equipment malfunction, raw material defects etc.),
  • Assistance in execution of equipment qualification as well as process validation.

What qualifications do I need?
Biology or Pharma Technician, alternatively B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or similar; no Ph.D,
Aseptic Work Techniques skills in a GMP Cleanroom or equivalent,
Ability to understand and follow standard operational procedures and forms in English,
Fluency in writing, speaking and reading in English, basic German skills are required
Excellent organization, high efficiency, discipline, team work and flexibility.

What experience do I need to apply?
First experience (at least one year) with aseptic preparation process in pharmaceutical/biotech industry or hospital pharmacy or academia, preferable in a GLP/GMP environment
Experience in basic laboratory techniques (Cell culture, Microscopy, PCR, Flow Cytometry)
Experience with Swissmedic ATMP regulated products is a plus

When applying for this role, please send a cover letter together with your CV by email in English. In your cover letter clearly describe how you meet the competencies for the position and responsibilities outlined above.
Closing date for applications: 30th April 2018
Please send your application to: 
Our Human Resources Department will be in contact with you if the employment opportunity is fitting.