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Production Technician

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.  
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides 

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



Knowledgeable with production equipment used by the chemical industry

Experience in manufacturing


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.