Manufacturing Associate (Powder Media/1st Shift)

United States, Walkersville (Maryland)

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.

Responsible for performing production functions in the Powdered Media Production/Dispensing area according to company and equipment. Individual will maintain records to comply with GMP and SOPs. Individual will work in a fast-paced, safety-oriented, team environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Order and maintain adequate production and laboratory supplies using the SAP system
  • Order supplies from outside vendors
  • Order production labels
  • Change spray balls
  • Latty seal inspection
  • Review SOPs/MBRs/Forms for revision
  • Review and sign batch records
  • Completes projects as assigned
  • Assist in process development work
  • Write deviations
  • Assist in training entry level staff members and signs training records

Key requirements:

  • A.A. in biological sciences with 1-3 years of experience in a cGMP production environment desirable.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow production schedule, DMRs (Device Master Records) and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).
  • Ability to understand the importance of compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and ISO requirements.
  • Computer software skills including Microsoft (Outlook, work, excel), SAP, Trackwise, Formweigh, Documentum, SysAid and Track-IT.
  • Must be able to manage time and maintaining regular attendance is mandatory.
  • Must be able to complete paperwork neatly and accurately.
  • Written and oral communication, team oriented, independent work skills, strong work ethic

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: R25303