Stability Scientist

Switzerland, Basel

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Scientist Stability Physico-Chemical Quality Control.

Key responsibilities:

  • Help establish and improve processes for performing stability studies in physico-chemical quality control

  • Write and review protocols and reports for stability studies

  • Set-up and maintain stability studies in LIMS

  • Maintain tracking of ongoing stability studies

  • Perform statistical evaluation on stability data

  • Handle deviations and OOS related to stability studies

  • Ensure basic GMP qualification and performs documentation, material handling and use of equipment according to applicable quality standards

Key requirements:

  • Training on the job as lab technician (CTA, BTA or PTA)

  • Working experience as a research/ technical assistant in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry, in analytical quality testing (QC)

  • Experience working in a stability and cGMP-regulated environment is advantageous

  • Strong working knowledge in relevant analytical techniques in protein/peptide analytics

  • Knowledge of laboratory specific software (e.g. Empower, Chromeleon, LIMS-system)

  • Experience in reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results

  • Good communication and inter-personal skills; Ability to work independently in a team

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English

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.

Reference: R26627