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Development Engineer (m/w/d)

ITech Consult

Posted on May 29, 2021 by ITech Consult

Zug, Switzerland
Health Care
1 Jul 2021
Annual Salary

Development Engineer (m/w/d) - chemistry/English/HPLC/S2 lab/German

For our client Roche Diagnostics in Rotkreuz we are looking for a highly motivated and qualified Development Engineer (m/w/d)


BGE System Reagents is a team within the Point-of-Care R&D Sensors, Reagents and Processes Development Department at RDI Rotkreuz. The expertise lies in the development of calibrators, controls, diluents, internal solutions and auxiliary reagents for our BGE instruments. The System Reagents team comprises people with backgrounds in analytical chemistry and material science who have experience in method development and lab-scale reagent production.
The team works in multi-disciplinary projects in different areas: Development of IVD reagents (calibrators, controls, internal solutions) used with BGE instruments, Replacement of raw materials in reagent formulation, Improvement of in-process control and release (QC) test methods, Establishment of reagent specifications and requirements, Evaluation and specification of primary packaging materials, Support of Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs and providing product care for all system fluids in BGE systems. And the team works in close cooperation with other BGE R&D teams, Operation's Reagent Process Improvement, Reagent Production and Quality Control teams.

Main Tasks

. Development of reagent formulations in a lab-lot scale
. Establishing a pilot scale filling line for reagent production
. Evaluation of the chemical stability, sensor and material compatibility of formulations
. Establishing and maintaining close collaborations with other teams such as system engineering, method development and system testing or external partners
. Analysis of reagents and materials in external laboratories according to standards; evaluation of test results
. Timely and efficient documentation of test results; preparation of test plans and test reports
. Coordination of deliverables and tasks according to timelines

MUST Have:
* MSc or PhD in Chemistry, Material Sciences or related sciences
. 1-2 years' experience working in R&D environment
. 1-2 years' experience working in the development of IVD reagents and the assessment of chemical stabilities
. Broad knowledge and hands-on experience in chemical analytical methods (eg HPLC/IC, UV/VIS or IR spectroscopy) with focus on small molecules and ions analysis
. Experience in process development for pilot production scale
. Willingness to work in a S2 lab environment
. Excellent technical writing skills
. Fluent in English, German is a plus
. Excellent communication and collaboration skills - you can cooperate and network with people across R&D, Operations and Quality Assurance
. Solution oriented, autonomous and proactive working style

We are looking for a candidate with practical experience in chemical process development and/or analytics.

Reference No.: 920222SGRRole: Development Engineer
Industry: Pharma Location: Rotkreuz Workload: 100% Start: 01.07.2021 Duration: 12++
Deadline: 01.06.2021

Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert.

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

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