Sr. Chemist, Stability Lab

United States, Greenwood (South Carolina)

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.

Performs various test procedures to determine the quality, uniformity and stability of finished products in compliance with company specifications, quality standards and government regulations in support of the hard capsule business, DFS, and Ingredients. Assists the coordinator with the operations of the program and provides leadership and training to fellow colleagues and supervision in the absence of the coordinator.


Key responsibilities:

  • Executes the Global Stability Program functions in accordance with guidelines and procedures.
  • Performs calibration, maintenance and inventory of laboratory instruments, equipment, standards and chemicals.
  • Conducts job functions in compliance with company standards and specifications, government regulations, as well as Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s) and Current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP’s). 
  • Completes assigned tasks within schedule and resource constraints.
  • Leads and executes special projects.
  • Maintains accurate and precise records.
  • Reviews documentation for accuracy and compliance.
  • Writes and executes validation and verification protocols.
  • Writes and updates Standard Operating Instructions and procedures.
  • Prepares professional summary reports.
  • Performs all job functions with the safety of themselves and fellow colleagues in mind.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Laboratory Science or equivalent
  • Masters Degree in Chemistry or equivalent, a plus
  • Strong proficiency with word processing, database and statistical computer software
  • Strong and professional communication skills. (written and verbal)
  • Experience in a quality control or quality assurance environment

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

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: R23717