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Research Scientist

06.12.2019 | Employee | 100%

Research Scientist

Job Title:

Research Scientist

Job Description:


Lead and execute cross-functional analytical (QC) global projects within the TechOps division.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support our manufacturing organisations by harmonising, maintaining and improving analytical methods to ensure compliance with global and country-specific regulatory requirements
  • Plan and perform analytical maintenance/development work for analytical methods for both drug substances and drug products
  • Implement new analytical regulatory requirements within the Global TechOps QC network
  • Support manufacturing sites with analytical technical expertise and trouble shooting
  • Lead, manage or participate in analytical technology introduction projects within Ferring manufacturing network
  • Lead, manage or participate in Technology Transfers of analytical methods between Ferring sites or to/from third party manufacturers
  • Support the Director in driving the strategy for analytical methods, stability and validation providing strategic and operational advice to Technical Operations management
  • Participate in cross functional teams to create, maintain and implement SOPs, guidelines, tools to facilitate and structure working processes within the analytical area in Ferring
  • Support, facilitate or manage strategic and cross- functional projects/ tasks
  • Create and build productive and professional relationships within the Ferring network,amongst suppliers and with industry bodies

Required Experience & Competences:

  • Degree in Analytics, Pharmacy, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years' experience in analytics and pharmaceutical industry with demonstrated project execution experience
  • Good working knowledge of drug substance (DS) and drug product (DP) manufacturing, GMPs, and FDA preferred
  • Good knowledge of various types pharmaceutical dosage form, e.g. solids, liquids, proteins and peptides
  • Good command of English (verbal & written)
  • Good communication (both written/verbal) and listening skills; an ability to persuade others by using evidence (facts and figures) to justify arguments
  • Good influencing skills
  • Ability to represent the business to the customer/external stakeholders
  • Ability to work well as an integral part of a large Project Team, a team player, task oriented and keen on working in a cross-cultural working environment towards set objectives


Switzerland HQ - St-Prex

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