Scientist Pilot Lab

Switzerland, Visp

For Ibex™ Solutions (www.ibex.lonza.com), our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept in Visp, Switzerland, we have multiple openings. Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our team by applying for the position as

Development Scientist for Ibex™.

Key Accountabilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the planning, the execution and documentation of project-specific process development activities in close collaboration with the assigned project lead in the area of mammalian cell culture.
  • Collects, summarizes, analyses data to prepare development reports and presentations, as appropriate.
  • Supports actively lab work by hands-on-work.
  • Contributes to scientific field or technique by solving scientific problems within the department
  • Might be responsible to manage a lab or platform.
  • Responsible to establish timely and qualitatively the required working instructions for technichians
  • Responsible for training of the technichians and operators in his/her area.
  • Evaluates and implements trends and innovations in the area of expertise to deliver better performing solutions.
  • Provides input to decisions for implementation of new technologies.
  • Represents the team in group and project team meetings. Involved in customer meetings.. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and skills required

  • Bachelor / Master Degree. BSc (3-5 years experience) and for MSc: no industrial working experience in this area required
  • Preferred area of study:  Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related disciplines
  • Broad biotechnology expertise and/or knowledge in the area of Mammalian cell culture and process development; basic GMP understanding
  • Fluent in German/English
  • Strong leadership skills; very good communication skills and interaction with all kinds of interfaces within the organization
  • Strong team orientation
  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude; open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; high motivation and dynamic drive; solution-oriented
Reference: R21835