CordenPharma est une organisation leader dans le développement et la fabrication, sous-contrat (CDMO), d'ingrédients pharmaceutiques actifs (API), d'excipients, de produits pharmaceutiques et de conditionnement. Avec plus de 2800 employés au travers le monde, nos services permettent aux entreprises pharmaceutiques et biotechnologiques de fabriquer des médicaments dans le but d'améliorer la vie des personnes.

Notre réseau en Europe et aux États-Unis offre des solutions flexibles et spécialisées via six plateformes technologiques : Peptides, Oligonucleotides, lipides et hydrates de carbone ; injectables ; oncologie et petites molécules. A CordenPharma, nous visons l'excellence en soutenant ce réseau et en nous engageant à fournir des produits de la plus haute qualité pour le bien-être des patients.

Pour notre site de Villars-sur-Glâne (Fribourg, Suisse), nous cherchons, dès que possible un(e) : 

Senior Pharmaceutical Development Scientist (m/f/d) 100%
Villars-sur-Glâne, Fribourg

  • Fribourg
  • ASAP
  • Temps plein
  • Durée indéterminée

Vos tâches :

At this position, you work within the Product Development and Process Technology department and are responsible for the management, leadership, and supervision of pharmaceutical development- and transfer-projects in line with CordenPharma procedures and according to current international guidelines.

Your main activities are:

  • Formulation and packaging development as well as elaboration of suitable manufacturing processes of liquid and solid dosage forms.
  • Edit and release scale-up, manufacturing validation plans and reports of oral solid dosage formats (tablets, capsules) and oral liquids.
  • Technical and operational management of manufacturing transfers (out- or back-sourcing).
  • Contribute as an expert to the compilation of technical documentation for the submission of new products or variations to the authorities.
  • Seasoned and familiar with working as a member in multicultural, virtual, and local project teams.
  • Experienced in using QbD-based developments and up-scales including the evaluation and definition of CPPs, CQAs and CMAs.
  • Independent technical and operational management of drug-product-development and life-cycle-management projects within the agreed budget, timelines, and milestones.
  • Represent the product development group at site-level, when required.

Votre profil :

  • University Degree (M.Sc., Ph.D.) in pharmaceutical sciences or similar working experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in similar roles within the pharmaceutical industry in the area of small molecules.
  • Expert theoretical and applied knowledge of pharmaceutical processing technologies for oral solid drug products (coated & uncoated tablets, capsules) and oral liquid drug products (suspensions, solutions) and knowledgeable of current GMP standards.
  • Fluent in English and in French both orally and in writing. Knowledge of German is an asset.
  • Experienced in managing, supervising and leading projects.
  • Mastery of common computer tools such as MS-office, statistical analysis programs and quality management applications.


You are a conscientiously working, well-organized, self-confident personality with a quality-oriented attitude and able to challenge the status quo. Thanks to your good team-working and communication skills, you interact easily with other departments. You can deal well with stress, and you are able to maintain your reliability, exploratory spirit, and cost sensitivity despite the dynamic work environment. You can do your tasks autonomously with minimal supervision and you are willing to develop yourself as a leader to guide and coach people.