Biotech Manufacturing Associate - Nights

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)


Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employs in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their idea, big and small, genuinely improve the world, and that’s the kind of work we want to be a part of.

The Manufacturing Associate I is responsible for the manufacture of therapeutic proteins (API) under cGMP conditions. Level I associates are expected to execute process recipes, follow written procedures (SOPs), monitor equipment and processes, perform basic laboratory tasks, including pH, conductivity, sampling, and conduct routine sanitization tasks to maintain facility and equipment. They are expected to attain a basic understanding of cGMP compliance while training under close supervision, demonstrating aseptic technique in handling of products and materials.
 

Key responsibilities:

Set up, operate equipment, and monitor production processes, including clean-in-place (CIP) and steam-in-place (SIP) operations and report production in written and electronic documents in accordance with good documentation procedures (GDPs), review documentation as appropriate

Attain qualification for all assigned tasks and maintain individual training plan

Perform basic laboratory tasks, such as monitor pH, conductivity, test product samples, etc.

Perform material movements, transfer raw materials, chemicals into, out of, across the production areas.

Maintain facility and equipment through routine cleaning and sanitization, support 6S programs 

Office tasks – attending shift exchange, meetings, sending/receiving emails, participating in projects

Perform other duties as assigned. 

Key requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent required;  AS/BS preferred

Preferred area of study:  Science related discipline

Some prior knowledge or working experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.

Proven logic and decision making abilities, critical thinking skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities.  Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.
 

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R20295