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Development Engineer

Ref: JN-052021-178719

Posted on 26 May 2021
Job Location
Life Sciences

Our client is looking for a Development Engineer (100%).

As a Development Engineer, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and work on various technical projects on already launched RMD platforms, aiming at solving issues detected internally or reported from the field.

  • Start date: ASAP
  • End date: annual contract
  • Extension: possible
  • Work location: Zug
  • Workload: 100%
  • Remote/Home Office: due to corona, yes 


  • Development of reagent formulations in a lab-lot scale
  • Establishing a pilot scale filling line for reagent production
  • Evaluation of the chemical stability, sensor and material compatibility of formulations
  • Establishing and maintaining close collaborations with other teams such as system engineering, method development and system testing or external partners
  • Analysis of reagents and materials in external laboratories according to standards; evaluation of test results
  • Timely and efficient documentation of test results; preparation of test plans and test reports
  • Coordination of deliverables and tasks according to timelines

Your profile

  • MSc or PhD in Chemistry, Material Sciences or related sciences
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in R&D environment
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in the development of IVD reagents and the assessment of chemical stabilities
  • Broad knowledge and hands-on experience in chemical analytical methods with focus on small molecules and ions analysis
  • Experience in process development for pilot production scale
  • Willingness to work in a S2 lab environment
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills - you can cooperate and network with people across R&D, Operations and Quality Assurance
  • Solution oriented, autonomous and proactive working style