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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 Scientist in Process R&D, Production Department will work independently to achieve goal-oriented solutions in development for optimizing and troubleshooting of production processes in Liquid Phase and/or Solid Phase-synthesis. This position will work in conjunction with the management of the production groups, and will coordinate with other departments


Your Tasks


  • Work Independently to develop, optimize and troubleshoot projects
  • Execute assigned peptide and/or oligonucleotide API projects, including research, investigation, process development, process validation, and continuous production process improvement in Process R&D of Production Department
  • Timely update and report status/results of in-progress projects to the particular stakeholders. Close the projects based on agreed timelines.
  • Prepare technical reports of project outcomes; present outcome/results of projects with stakeholders
  • Collaborate with cross-function departments to plan the necessary resources in order to guarantee a smooth and efficient execution
  • Support in planning and implementation of investment projects to achieve higher capacity, compliance, or new technologies; contribute to all capital expenditure activities as needed
  • Professional application and assurance of different directives, regulations and instructions
  • Realize improvement opportunities for safety compliance and manufacturing process streamline
  • Follow good housekeeping in the work environment


Your Profile


  • MS in Chemistry related field with 3-5 years’ experience or BS in Chemistry related field with 5-7 years’ experience in a GMP workplace or PhD in Chemistry.
  • Good knowledge of peptide/oligonucleotide chemistry, process development, and manufacturing processes.
  • More than 3 years of hands-on experience in small-scale/large-scale chemical synthesis (upstream) and their relevant purification (downstream) such as reverse-phase HPLC, ion-exchange HPLC, and membrane separation (tangential flow filtration).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including ChemDraw, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience of Visio and Project is a plus
  • 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 technical and analytical problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time




  • Experience with Master Control and SAP
  • Peptide/oligonucleotide R&D experience in industrial setting
  • Decent understanding of in-progress control methods in API (active pharmaceutical ingredients) manufacturing
  • Basic knowledge of peptide synthesizer and automation in API 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.







Nearest Major Market: San Diego