Safety Expert API - Chemical Development


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

  • Secure adherence to regulations by managing tasks related to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) for whole Idorsia pipeline and future commercial campaigns
  • Perform HSE audits of Idorsia’s portfolio of suppliers and contribute to supplier portfolio management
  • Manage, create, maintain and update Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Manage the process of determining the Personal Daily Exposure (PDE) and Occupational Exposure Level (OEL) values with internal and external functions
  • Manage the Environmental Risk Analysis (ERA) with external suppliers for Idorsia’s late stage clinical candidates
  • Manage REACH aspects of all Idorsia CMC projects
  • Assist Chemical Development department (Chemistry Process R&D and Chemical Development API) in further HSE aspects
  • Support Chemical Development in shipment and warehousing activities
  • Assist Chemical Development API in the preparation of commercialization


Candidate Requirements

  • Master or equivalent in chemistry, chemical engineering, or specialized in HSE
  • At least 5 years experience in the field
  • Former hands-on experience in chemical production is a clear plus
  • Experience with HSE audits of CMOs and manufacturing plants
  • Sound knowledge of REACH, Occupational Health, working hygiene, and environmental regulations pertaining to the chemical and pharmaceutical industry
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a broad range of tasks within dynamic teams


What Idorsia offers

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


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Chemical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type:  Permanent

Job ID: 1066


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.

Please note Idorsia operates a strictly-controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.

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