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Manager, IT Applications

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Your Responsibilities

The Manager of IT Applications  is an experienced SAP SCM Specialist (MM,WM,PP,QM) with

leadership skills, who will be responsible for managing our local applications team and provide SAP

and other application related support and expertise in the US. In this challenging position, you will

reporting to the Director of Global IT Applications and be responsible for the support, maintenance as

well as the enabling of the further development of Bachem’s SAP S/4HANA environment and all related

business applications.


Your Tasks

  • Local responsibility for the reliable operation and development of the US enterprise and business application landscape
  • Lead and develop local applications team
  • Support, troubleshoot and advise the Torrance and Vista SAP SCM users
  • Ensure the maintenance of existing SAP module, related business applications and interface configurations by strictly following common standard operational procedures (Incident, Problem, Change Management) to keep our systems validated (CSV) and GMP compliant
  • Work and coordinate with business partners and SAP key users to translate business needs into globally harmonized solution proposals by following industry best practices (SAP for Chemicals in a GMP regulated environment)
  • Coordination and prioritization of the implementation of above mentioned solutions by strictly following common standard operational procedures (Change
  • and Release management)
  • Ensure proper documentation and testing of all application related business processes and system configurations


Your Profile


  • BS degree or equivalent in IT
  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a SAP SCM module expert/consultant (MM, WM,    PP, QM), as well as basic overall SAP system management
  • Ability to comprehend business requirements and the associated system capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment



Experience in the chemical/pharmaceutical industry


We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are

looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company,

you should seize this opportunity.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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