Analyst, Microbial lab

China, Guangzhou

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees 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 ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza is establishing a strategic biomanufacturing base in China using GE Healthcare Solutions. With the new facility, Lonza is responding to growing demand for a high-quality CDMO in the Chinese market. You need to prioritize and perform the various testing/analysis in timely manner, in order to support the business requirements. Analysis of bulk product, in-process, raw material or environmental samples according to Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods.

Key responsibilities:

•       To prioritize and perform the various testing/analysis in timely manner, in order to support the business requirements.

•        Analysis of bulk product, in-process, raw material or environmental samples according to Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods.

•        Documentation of results in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices

•        Problem solving of analytical methods as well as troubleshooting of equipment.

•        Involvement in method transfers and validation.

•        Involved in equipment qualification and technical selection of quality control equipment and/or standards and reagents.

•        Assay trend analysis, document revision and update.

•        General lab support including housekeeping, equipment maintenance, inventory of supplies, lab supplies ordering, management of glass wares, autoclaving etc.

•        Understanding and execution of intermediate and advanced microbiology techniques (bioburden, Limulus Amebocyte Lysate, plating and counting techniques, microbial identification, electromagnetic tests i.e. air sampling, surface viable sampling, total particulate sampling etc.). Collecting environmental monitoring samples from different areas of the facilities, generation of required trending and reporting information. Assist in process and/ or environmental microbiology related investigations as required.

•        Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor/Manager.

Key requirements:

•        Relevant experience and accomplishment to dictate final position for which the candidate may qualify

•        Good problem solving and analytical skills

•        Good communication skills

•        Decision Making

•        Planning/Organizing

•        Effective Communication

•        Personal Orientation

•        Teamwork

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.

Reference: R21101