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Senior Specialist API Manufacturing & Supply

gloor & lang AG

Technical Operations – CMO Management

Our client is an international biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland with globally established and recognized products in the oncology therapeutic area. The company delivers truly innovative and life-changing treatments for patients all over the world. The manufacture of the active ingredients (API) is technically optimized and adapted to large-scale industrial production at international Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs). In a view to support the Supply Organisation with technical and organisational skills, we are looking for a young professional to step into the role of Senior Specialist API Manufacturing & Supply.

In this role you will track various projects of external manufacturing of APIs according to GMP standards and manage bulk material delivery to the next manufacturing step. To this end, you oversee project progress, time and quality of the deliveries as well as other performance measures. You analyse the impact of unplanned events on delivery schedule and update the records related to external manufacturing processes and campaign preparation files. You initiate change requests so as to follow up the changes requested by CMOs as well as CMOs’ deviations.

You will execute the transactions related to the assigned CMOs in the Oracle database (OBIEE), place the purchase orders and support Logistics with the information on inventory, stocks and material transactions. You request and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the assigned CMOs and compile them to support reporting
to Senior Management. With the most actual information in your files you contribute to the preparation of technical information packages for non-standard activities.

Your profile:
  • BSc or MSc degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or biochemistry
  • 2-5 years experience in development/production area or QC/QA
  • Good GMP knowledge, some experience at or with CMO
  • Effective, competent communication style
You work in an autonomous, precise, and timely manner. You can communicate in both German and English so as to ensure effective liaison with all stakeholders, from the numerous suppliers up to corporate headquarters. You have a proven track record of successful achievements in terms of project and situation management.

Do you fit in this criteria? Then you are the right candidate to make a meaningful and productive contribution. Work location is conveniently situated between Basel and Lucerne.

We are looking forward to get in touch with you.
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