Director Group Quality System (f/m/d), 100%

Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides. With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services. Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see

To drive our continuous organic growth, we are constantly looking for highly qualified professionals. To strengthen our team in the new Group Quality organization, we are looking for a dedicated Director Group Quality System (f/m/d), 100%.


Your tasks

  • Organization, management, and further development of own organizational unit according to Bachem management principles
  • Oversee and advance Bachem’s global quality system, including the enhancement and implementation of new software solutions
  • Make key decisions and formulate global policies that are aligned with the strategic objectives of the Group Quality Function and Bachem 
  • Lead the alignment and global harmonization of quality systems across all Bachem sites
  • Management/support of cross-site and strategic projects for the improvement, harmonization, digitalization of systems and processes
  • Provision of a global GAMP-compliant framework for computerized system validation incl. corresponding procedures
  • QA oversight of GxP-relevant global software systems (e.g. SAP, MasterControl, LIMS, MES) and ensuring the validated, controlled and harmonized status
  • System owner/administration for the global quality management system
  • Data evaluations e.g. quality metrics


Your profile

  • Master's degree in natural science or pharmaceutical engineering
  • At least 8 years of experience in Quality Assurance
  • At least 4 years of experience in people management and leadership 
  • Extensive knowledge of cGMP, European and US FDA regulations in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in computerized system validation
  • Experience in the implementation as well as in the life-cycle management of database-supported application systems (e.g. ERP, DMS, QMS, LIMS, etc.)
  • Exemplifies a high service attitude towards internal and external customers and implements this attitude/readiness throughout the organization
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English, German is a plus


Our offer

  • A dynamic and rapidly growing working environment with internal development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of home office
  • Employee development through numerous internal and external training opportunities
  • As standard, Bachem AG pays 60% of the pension fund contributions
  • Access to the Swibeco benefits platform with many discounts at external partners
  • fresh, healthy, and varied food in our staff restaurant
  • A wide range of free sports activities on the Bachem Campus


Would you like to drive innovation together with us?

Have we aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your complete application documents via our application portal.

Learn more about the Bachem Group and be inspired by our inspiring working environment at our location in Bubendorf!

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