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USP Specialist

Do you have experience in the field of Upstream Processing (USP) and have you worked with bioreactors on a large or small scale? Than this is the right job for you!

Job Description

We are looking for an USP specialist for a large pharmaceutical company. You will be primarily involved in working hands-on in the laboratory with cell lines, small scale bioreactors, improving existing methods, and validating these newly developed methods.


  • You will assist in the planning and execution of experimental experiments under limited supervision
  • Working with small scale cell culture and bioreactors
  • Other activities such as sample management, buffer/solution preparations and maintaining equipment


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with 1+ years of experience or Apprenticeship with 3+ years of experience in a relevant field, e.g. biotechnology or pharmacy
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical USP environment with bioreactors and mammalian cell lines
  • Candidates with a PhD are considered overqualified and will not be considered
  • English is a must, German is a plus
  • A valid Swiss work permit of EU passport is a must


  • Contract: 1 year via Oxford, with possible extension
  • Salary: Market competitive salary
  • Working hours: full time (42h/w)
  • Region: Bern Region

Vacancy number: 18813