On behalf of our client, an European pharmaceutical company based in Ticino, we are currently searching for the following candidate:


The position is in the Quality Team, referring directly to the Quality Assurance Coordinator.

The Employee will be responsible for ensuring a product or service meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance required for distribution and the market.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft quality assurance policies and procedures

  • Interpret and implement quality assurance standards and procedures

  • Evaluate adequacy of quality assurance standards

  • Perform and coordinate supplier qualification

  • Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems

  • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality

  • Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

  • Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues

  • Develop, recommend, and monitor corrective and preventive actions

  • Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

  • Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards

  • Participate and support audits conducted by external providers

  • Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions

  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree preferred Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacist

  • Min 1-3 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Quality Areas

  • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience

  • Experience with implementation of corrective action programs

  • Product or industry-specific experience

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, QA applications and databases

  • Knowledge of tools, concepts, and methodologies of QA

  • Solid experience in effective usage of data analysis tools and statistical analysis

  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements

  • Knowledge on cosmetic and food requirements is a plus

Key Competencies

  • A wide degree of flexibility, multitasking and open-minded attitude with ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Attention to detail               

  • Communication skills - verbal and written: active listening, effective message delivery, empathy, proactive attitude

  • Planning and organizing

  • Data collection, management and analysis

  • Problem analysis and problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Customer service orientation

  • Effective interaction with stakeholders

  • Teamwork

Language: Italian, English


If your experience matches the described requirements, you may apply to Mr. Alberto Largader ([email protected]), who is in charge for the selection. Profiles that do not match what we are looking for will not receive a reply.


Via Vegezzi 4
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Ledermann Wieting & Partners SA
+41 (0) 91 921.48.78
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