Senior Principal Scientist Analytical Development ( m/f/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.

Role Purpose:

As a Senior Principal Scientist in Analytical Development, you will work in interdisciplinary teams as a lead expert in product characterization and analytical method development and interact closely with customers on project basis. Furthermore, you will hold accountability for the performance and results of the assigned projects including timeline and cost control.

Who you are:

  • PhD or MSc and relevant industry/academic experience in biochemistry, molecular biology or equivalent.

  • Track record in analytical method development for the production of recombinant proteins.

  • Expertise in analytical method lifecycle management and transfer to QC

  • In-depth knowledge in the characterization of product and process/product related impurities

  • Experienced contact point for customers.

  • GMP understanding.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English and/or German.

What we offer

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves, and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success, where you can develop your skills and knowledge by working in teams of highly collaborative experts in a rewarding and dynamic atmosphere. With headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America and Asia.

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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: R28328