Quality Control Specialist

Location Basel
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Aliyana Darwesh

Contact email: a.darwesh@panda-int.com
Job ref: 19244
Published: about 1 month ago

High-Profile Job Alert!

Our industry-leading client is looking for several motivated QC Specialists (varying levels of seniority) immediately or by agreement. In this responsible and varied role, you will report to the department head and support the laboratory team with in-depth knowledge and expertise to ensure efficient performance and compliance with GxP and HSE guidelines. This is an opportunity to work in a world-renowned company in the Biopharma industry that is growing exponentially.


Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organize and direct the activities related to QC Analytical and Stability Groups to ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Oversee the performance of group to ensure that products and processes meet company, regulatory and CDC requirements
  • Ensure all activities comply with cGxP, including data integrity
  • Provide technical assistance and direction to the other CMC functional groups
  • Provide quality control oversight to contract testing laboratories
  • Lead the qualification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods for drug product, drug substance, customized materials, raw materials, and in-process testing
  • Identify QC compliance gaps and work towards resolution in preparation of regulatory inspection
  • Detect and report potential risks and accidents, as well as propose solutions
  • Support sample planning and sampling execution
  • KPI trending
  • Ensures the efficient use of resources to achieve department quality and operation plan objectives
  • Represent QC on cross-functional teams which address analytical issues and process improvements


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree with 5+ years industry experience
  • Experienced with quality control testing in GMP environments
  • Strong hands-on expertise with a variety of analytical methods will be considered
  • Strong communication, collaborative, and organizational skills
  • Fluent in English spoken and written
  • Experience in Quality Control Sampling; knowledge of industry related GxP standards and processes
  • Operational excellence and quality decision making


Location: Switzerland

Positions Available: 2 Specialists (varying levels of seniority)

Type: 6-months (high chance of extension)

Interested? Get in touch by sending your CV and phone number to a.darwesh@panda-int.com or call on +41 (0) 44 5514 407