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Production Technician

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 Production Technician I performs an integral role as part of the Production team at Bachem.  This role is responsible for contributing to the safe and economic manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) products, such as peptide or related bioorganic compounds, as a member of a production team.  As a Production Technician I, you will be producing APIs from gram to multiple kg scale. The majority of responsibilities will include routine synthetic organic synthesis, the operation of manufacturing equipment and keeping track of batch documentation according to cGMP regulations.  


Your Tasks

·         Manufacturing of APIs by using solid/solution phase synthesis, cleavage, de-protection, and their purification

·         Carry out the necessary preparative steps self-dependent according to directions and instructions given by supervisor

·         Follow written procedures (SOP, BPR) and comply with cGMP guidelines

·         Perform proper documentation following cGMP guidelines

·         Adhere to manufacturing schedules and timelines

·         Make safe, efficient, and conscious use of instruments, raw materials, products and other resources

·         Ensure manufacturing and personnel safety and security in the workplace

·         Propose and implement technical improvements

·         Be a Team player and be highly flexible


Your Profile

·         Associates Degree in Chemistry or a Science related field or

·         High School Diploma with 1-2 years of college coursework with an emphasis in chemistry, or science related studies

·         Capable of working methodically and accordingly adhering to rules and regulations

·         Proficient with entering and/or recording information in written or electronic form according to GMP regulations

·         Ability to read, understand, follow written procedures (SOPs & BPRs) and instructions provided by the immediate supervisor

·         Flexibility and availability for shift work

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office

·         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 with the ability to function well in a team environment

·         Flexibility of working hours based on business needs, may include some nights and occasional weekends


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