Analytical Specialist – Corporate QC Method Validation (m/f/d) – Maternity Leave Replacement

Job Overview

Header:OctapharmaOctapharma specializes in the development of highly pure pharmaceuticals made of human blood plasma. As part of a family-owned enterprise, Octapharma in Vienna is not only the largest production site, but also a successful research location of the Octapharma Group. Since our company continues to grow, we are looking for a maternity leave replacement (until January 2024):

Analytical Specialist – Corporate QC Method Validation (m/f/d) – Maternity Leave Replacement


Vienna, Austria

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Temporary position



Your new challenges which will inspire you:

  • Support of method development in collaboration with the product specialists at R&D
  • Issue of risk assessments and planning the setup of method validations
  • Follow up and support of the validation related testing in the QC laboratories or external contractors
  • Preparing statistical evaluation of data and reporting in Excel
  • Support of method transfer and implementation of the methods at the receiving laboratory
  • Presenting test methods during internal and external audits
  • Issue of responses for authority requests

Your profile that will convince us:

  • University degree (PhD, MSc or equivalent) in chemistry/biosciences
  • Work experience in pharmaceutical industry in the field of method validation (GMP environment) is a plus
  • Willingness to travel due to business trips
  • Very good knowledge in MS Office
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written), additional languages benefical
  • Knowledge of preparing statistical reports
  • Project management certificate is a plus
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work and a high level of flexibility

Our attractive benefits for you:

  • Wide range of tasks in an international setting, flexibility and personal responsibility
  • Reliable employer with generous employee benefits and a salary customary in the market
  • Familiar setting of a family-owned enterprise with benefits such as Do & Co staff restaurant, extraordinary staff events and many more:

Additional Information:

The minimum gross wage according to the collective agreement (chemical industry) for your new job is EUR 3.389,68. We strive to adapt your salary to your range of tasks and to your profile, which is why we are ready to pay wages higher than collectively agreed.

We are looking forward to new, committed employees who join forces with us to promote our strong growth in order to keep enabling our patients to live a better life – because it is in our blood! Is it in your blood too?

We are looking forward to receiving your application via our online career portal.

Your contact:

Mag. (FH) Charlotte Ponzer
Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsges.m.b.H.
Oberlaaer Straße 235, 1100 Wien,
T: +43 (1) 610 32 – 1301


About Octapharma

As a family-owned company, Octapharma believes in investing to make a difference in people’s lives and has been doing so since 1983; because it’s in our blood. Our company values Ownership, Integrity, Leadership, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship guide us in everything we do. In 2020, the Group achieved €2.4 billion in revenue and an operating income of €451 million. Octapharma employs nearly 10,000 people worldwide, of which around 1,250 are based in Vienna. We help patients in over 118 countries with products across three therapeutic areas: Haematology (coagulation disorders), Immunotherapy (immune disorders) and Critical Care. Octapharma owns six state-of-the-art Production facilities in Austria, France, Germany (Dessau & Springe), Mexico and Sweden.

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