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QA Specialist I

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 Quality Assurance Specialist I fulfills a critical role for Quality Assurance. This individual will conduct real time batch record review, perform internal audits, contribute to GMP system improvements, write technical documents, and review GMP documentation and reports. This individual must also provide GMP and related training.


Your Tasks

Review validation protocols, data and reports, as assigned

Coordinate assigned quality systems, such as GMP training program, deviations, CAPAs, or change controls

Perform annual product quality reviews and system reviews as assigned

Review raw material records

Provide support to customer and regulatory audits.

Conduct internal audits as assigned

Implement improvements in quality systems and SOPs

Review and update assigned documents, such as SOPs, including line clearances, and shipment verification, equipment qualification and documentation control

Provide technical assistance on all production & quality systems documents

Organize and update document room files as required


Your Profile

A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field and a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in the GMP / Manufacturing setting or

Associates Degree in Science or related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the GMP / Manufacturing setting

1-2 years’ work experience in GMP manufacturing

Experience in GMP manufacturing, Quality Assurance and/or Quality Control

Experience with GMP document control, validation, qualification and calibration

Ability to work in ISO7 and ISO8 control environment and support real time batch record review

Experience in internal auditing as well as working with regulatory agencies

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


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