Device & Combination Product Development Expert


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable and responsible for technical product development from concept to market launch to meet business objectives.
  • Provide sound technical & engineering expertise to develop new product and timely address technical resolution for devices, combination product and packaging, and ensure end to end robustness of developed products.
  • Execute all Design Development and Engineering activities & tasks defined for the product including GMP technical documentation management, support to Regulatory filings and maintaining inspection readiness.
  • Design Product & Lead technical activities internally, with suppliers and service providers
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and validation of all test methods required to effectively characterize products.
  • Effectively collaborate with all project functions and communicate technical equipment requirement for industrialization of the product.
  • Maintain an overview of state-of-the-art technology development within the related business, and Participate in the evaluation and assessment of products, processes and suppliers for new product
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and Idorsia quality policies, procedures and practices, safety regulations, policies, and procedures.


Candidate’s Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in related engineering field, advanced degree desired.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in engineering/technical field, with 5 years demonstrated product development in medical or pharmaceutical industry with successful track record of delivering products to market.
  • Demonstrated medical device, combination product and packaging development technical skills.
  • Sound statistical knowledge and associated system (e.g. minitab).
  • Broad and deep understanding of disciplined product development processes, regulatory, and quality requirements.
  • Ability to use Computer Aided Design (CAD) system. (e.g SolidWorks…)
  • Strong skills in project planning and management
  • Experience in leading a team


What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization.
  • A collaborative and solution-oriented environment where you can make a difference.
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment.
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits.


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Pharmaceuticals Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1048


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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