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Technical Writer

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 Technical Writer will prepare technical protocols and associated technical reports for all

manufacturing stages including synthesis, cleavage, purification and lyophilization. The Technical

Writer will also be responsible for writing technical procedures such as Standard Operating

Procedures (SOP’s), Master Batch Production Records (MBPR), and other documentation following

cGMP guidelines.

 

Your Tasks

  • Write technical protocols and associated technical reports for all manufacturing stages including synthesis, cleavage, purification, and lyophilization
  • Write technical procedures, such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Mater Batch Production Records, and other documents following cGMP guidelines
  • Review and complete cGMP documentation following cGMP guidelines
  • Ensure collaboration between the Production department and other supporting departments such as Operations, Materials Management, QA and QC
  • Adhere to manufacturing schedules and timelines
  • Propose technical improvements in documentation
  • Participate in the development of the new paradigm for validation
  • Perform experiments for the new process justification
  • Participate in improving the quality of documentation in all peptide manufacturing stages following cGMP guidelines
  • Participate in project meetings including the weekly Production and R&D meetings

 

Your Profile

  • BS Degree in Organic Chemistry or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience as a chemist or scientist in a cGMP environment or
  • 3 years’ technical writing experience
  • Proficient with various in-process analytical methods
  • Experience with cGMP manufacturing and documentation standards
  • May work with hazardous materials and chemicals
  • 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

 

Preferred:

  • Master’s in Organic Chemistry or related field
  • Experience with peptide manufacturing stages and various in-process analytical methods
  • Experience with cGMP manufacturing and documentation standards

 

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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