Scientist, Product Development

United States, Bend (Oregon)

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an opening for a Scientist II on the Product Development team.  We are looking for a self-starter that contributes to a multidisciplinary team to design, develop and advance drug products to the market of behalf of customer’s and their patients. 

A successful Scientist II must be sound in fundamental scientific knowledge and methods, proficiently execute a wide range of techniques and processes with little supervision, demonstrate effective technical writing, and be a leader and mentor in the laboratory environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze and interpret data quantitatively in the context of relevant models and project goals
  • Exercise technical proficiency in the design, execution, and data informed interpretation of experiments that contribute to project goals
  • Applies quantitative chemistry and material science knowledge to solve problems and plan work
  • Familiar with concepts of technology selection and process design
  • Uses published literature and seeks multi-disciplinary input to inform work
  • Proposes multiple solutions to problem statements and justifies selection
  • Develops and executes complex experimental plans if necessary
  • Plans for future analytical method lifecycle activities and documents method assessment to facilitate further development
  • Document and communicate design and outcomes (both written and verbal) to the internal project team and the client with supervision​
  • Display leadership through lab management, continuous improvement initiatives, instrument ownership, or training.
  • Takes ownership in preparing in-depth technical reports, summaries, and protocols; effective technical writer
  • Contributes practically creative ideas to client projects and internal initiatives


  • BS/MS in Chemistry or Engineering related discipline with 1-3 years of relevant experience.  An entry level Ph.D. will be considered.
  • Promote safety and demand high quality standards for work being performed.
  • Curiosity and a strong foundation in hypothesis testing & critical thinking, chemistry & material science, and data quality & integrity.
  • Team-work, customer service and good communication.
Reference: R21599