Quality Control Laboratory Technician - Mendrisio site (Ticino)

Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Mendrisio (Switzerland), Sintetica's mission is to continuously strive to improve therapies by enhancing its products' formulations and usability for the benefit of clinicians and patients.

We do so in close cooperation with clinical experts, who shape our understanding of their unmet needs and drive our efforts to address them. With this trust and insight, we push the limits of science and technology to make therapies safer for patients and easier to perform. Every year we reliably supply millions of doses of our products across a range of therapeutic classes, including anaesthesia and analgesia, while expanding to address further healthcare needs.

To strengthen our Quality Control department team at our headquarter in Mendrisio (Switzerland), we are currently looking for a Quality Control Laboratory Technician.


Position summary

The QC Laboratory Technician will be responsible for performing microbiological and chemical/physical controls on raw materials, semi-finished products, in-process controls, and environmental monitoring.


Essential tasks and responsibilities

  • Perform microbiological and chemical-physical checks on raw materials, semi-finished products, finished products, utilities and contamination-controlled rooms.
  • Perform checks on incoming packaging/production materials.
  • Perform validation/revalidation of analytical methods
  • Verify the quality of data entered into QC documents such as Analytical Batch Records (BRA), trends and stability tables.
  • Monitor the stock and quality of consumables needed to carry out activities.
  • Verify the maintenance, cleanliness and efficiency of laboratory instruments and work rooms.


Required skills and core competences

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in biology, chemistry or related disciplines
  • 3/5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical company microbiology laboratory, preferably in sterile injectable manufacturing
  • Knowledge of LAL testing and sterility testing
  • Willingness to work shifts and possibly Saturdays
  • Experience in performing chemical/physical/microbiological analysis of utilities (Water and preferably compressed gases)
  • Experience in microbiological and particulate sampling in classified environments
  • Previous experience in process validation, analytical methods and cleaning validation is a preferred requirement
  • Knowledge of microbial identification techniques is a preferred requirement
  • Open and innovative approach
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English, French preferred


We offer

Fulltime permanent employment in a young working environment and positive culture.

Sintetica promotes diversity and gender equality.


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