RiKO – University Internship in Clinical Supply in Kaiseraugst (starting summer/fall 2022, for at least 6 months) (m/w/d)

  • Praktikum/Internship
  • Kaiseraugst

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Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Roche’s largest production and packaging center is located in Kaiseraugst. Here, Roche’s most important and successful medicines are manufactured, packaged and shipped to over 120 countries. More information: https://careers.roche.com/global/en/ch-students

During your internship, you will learn about processes and interrelationships, become part of the open and collaborative work culture, make your own contributions through independent project work, and benefit from the active intern network at the Basel/Kaiseraugst site and make your first professional connections. In addition, participation in many trainings, tours and events will be open to you during your internship.

Clinical Supply Chain Management is responsible for the supply of all global clinical trials throughout the lifecycle of our products: EIH to post-approval.The organization includes demand and supply planning, patient kit development based on clinical protocols, the operational aspects of packaging, kit IDs, distribution and inventory management. PTDS operates in two main locations: Kaiseraugst CH and South San Francisco USA, supported by our third site in Mississauga in Canada.

In our unit we are looking for several motivated interns who strive for the processes of our unit. We have the following positions to offer. Please write in your cover letter which position you are applying for (No. 1-4), there can be several.:

Team: Clinical Supply Chain Planning 

Position 1:

You will actively support the team in several areas: Demand & Supply Planning, Network Planning, Systems & Process Optimization, and Industry Clinical Collaborations. If necessary, you will support the management team with administrative and strategic issues.

Your internship responsibilities will focus on:

  • Process improvement
  • KPI/metric development and collection
  • Reporting Support
  • Dashboard development
  • Demand and inventory management
  • Knowledge management
  • as appropriate, administrative support management team

Who you are:

You are enrolled in a degree program in the fields of supply chain, business administration, IT/computer science or other. Ideally, you also have previous experience with GMP-compliant work in the pharmaceutical environment.


  • Very independent and structured way of working as well as fast comprehension skills
  • Organizational talent and very good communication skills
  • High IT affinity (Excel/SAP) and good knowledge of Office applications (MS Office/Google Suite)
  • Have good IT skills in office applications (Google Suite; MS Office)
  • Excellent English skills are necessary

Team: Business Operations Support 

Position  2:

The Business Operations Support department supports the implementation of projects to optimize work and business processes. The aim is the continuous improvement and streamlining of production processes, as well as supporting the production operations in the development of solution-oriented measures.

Your internship responsibilities will focus on:

  • Create high quality communications and effective messaging and materials for internal business, leadership and employee communications.
  • Provide centralized materials (ppt, posters, intranet content, templates, videos, images, etc.).
  • Work with internal partners to execute communications activities to showcase business strategy and related initiatives.
  • Develop/write messaging/articles to engage, motivate and inspire colleagues around our mission.
  • Assist in innovating our internal communications landscape and processes.

Who you are:

You are are passionate about communication topics.


  • Very independent and structured way of working as well as fast comprehension skills
  • Organizational talent and very good communication skills
  • High affinity for It and media tools as well as good knowledge of Office applications (MS Office/Google Suite)
  • Excellent English language skills and German language skills are an advantage

Position 3:
Your internship responsibilities will focus on:

  • Analysis of processes, key figures as well as operational weaknesses and initiation of improvement measures
  • Preparation of improvement projects (e.g. reduction of resource waste)
  • Adaptation, optimization and maintenance of key figure systems and corresponding visualization as well as the creation of workflows
  • Project collaboration
  • General administrative support of the team

Who you are

You are enrolled in a degree program preferably in business administration, humanities or natural sciences. Ideally, you already have some experience in project management.

Furthermore, you round off your profile with the following competencies:

  • Very independent and structured way of working
  • High degree of initiative and quick comprehension skills
  • Enjoy constructive collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Very good English and German language skills
  • Good Google Workspace and MS Office skills

Team: Global Clinical Distribution in Kaiseraugst (6-12 Monate)

Position 4:

Global Clinical Distribution in Kaiseraugst and South San Francisco ensure that clinical trial supplies are delivered in a timely manner and coordinate the various steps with the different groups and systems.You will actively support the team in planning, initiating and managing the challenging and exciting global distribution and shipment of clinical materials from Roche sites via global/local depots to local clinical trial sites.

As an intern in the Global Clinical Distribution group, you can expect the following main tasks:

  • Support the team in day-to-day business regarding planning, creation and initiation of shipping orders as well as ongoing (global) projects and OKR objectives (Objective and Key Results).
  • Analyze current processes (e.g. process flow, resource planning, order management), evaluate existing data and visualize results for meetings, info boards, discussions
  • Independent execution of smaller improvement initiatives (Continuous Improvements) within the distribution (incl. involvement of colleagues in South San Francisco)
  • Support the digitalization of our processes and internal documentation / shipping orders

Who you are:

You are enrolled in a degree program. Ideally, you also have previous experience with GMP-compliant work and/or you are familiar with SAP systems.


  • Very independent and structured way of working as well as fast comprehension skills.
  • Team player, enthusiasm for collaboration with various stakeholders inside and outside the organization
  • High IT affinity and strong interest in logistics/supply chain topics
  • Very good knowledge of German and English

In our application, please make it clear which area or position you are interested in: Write in your cover letter which position you are applying for (No. 1-4), there can be several.

The application deadline is May 15. If you are interested, you will be invited to an information event and interview by Roche Kaiseraugst. The information event and interviews will take place between June 13 and 15, 2022. On these days, we invite you to get a deeper insight into the work that our different teams at Roche do on a daily basis.

The preferred start date of the internship is in the summer or the fall semester of 2022 or by arrangement, and the duration of the internship can vary between six and twelve months. Please indicate your preferred start date and internship length in your application.

In order for your application to be considered, it is mandatory to submit a current resume and letter of motivation, as well as a current transcript of records from your university. You must be currently enrolled in a degree program to apply.

Non-EU/EFTA citizens (m/f/d) must include a confirmation from the university that a compulsory internship is part of the education with the application documents.


Who we are
At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Roche Kaiseraugst is a cornerstone of Roche’s global production and logistics network. It employs some 1900 people out of the 10,700 employees at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site and is Roche’s largest and most innovative packaging facility worldwide. Read more.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.


Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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