Development Scientist (m/w/d)

Switzerland, Visp

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 Ibex™ Solutions, 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.

  • Responsible for training of the technichians and operators in the dedicated 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.. 

Qualifications and skills required

  • Bachelor / Master Degree. BSc (significant years of 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

  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude; open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; high motivation and dynamic drive; solution-oriented

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: R26843