Senior Scientist / Technical Reviewer

United Kingdom, Slough

Senior Technical Reviewer- Process Analytics

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.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Reviewer- Process Analytics to join our team based at our Manufacturing site in Slough, UK.

Key responsibilities:

  • Critically review and interpret raw data & information to produce good quality process knowledge
  • Check for any issues affecting the assays relating to scientific integrity, interpretation of data, calculation, transcription errors, Regulatory compliance and SOP deviations
  • Issue of assays relating to product quality and Process-derived constituents in both paper and electronic format
  • To provide feedback to Scientist on outcome of checking on daily bases, and to train staff to reinforce best practices
  • To provide and work to meet deadlines for each assay
  • Tracking of errors for each assay procedure and feed back on trends to Process Analytics management
  • Role model for best practise and behaviour 
  • To take part in internal administration required to maintain the Assay systems e.g. assay request system, e-workbook
  • Knowledge of QMS/GMP systems as applied to process and analytical development
  • Escalate issues in a timely fashion with possible solutions
  • Represent department as part of multi-disciplinary Customer project team
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for internal use and for customers (as required)
  • Reports review
  • Actively participate in scientific discussions

Key requirements:

  • Degree in relevant scientific / technical discipline or appropriate laboratory experience (at least 5 years)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of biochemical methods as applied to Protein analysis and process-derived constituents
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Prioritise and manage own time effectively
  • Work independently and to agreed plan
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility to support other activities within the Team/Department
  • Initiate problem solving / trouble shooting activities and escalate as appropriate
  • Takes responsibility for own actions and data issued to project team/customer
  • Proficiency with standard and specialist software e.g. Microsoft Office packages, file systems, browsers, Empower

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: R27603