QC Microbiology Analyst

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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. 

Lonza in Portsmouth, NH is searching for a Quality Control (QC) Microbiology Analyst to join our QC team. As our QC Microbiology Analyst, you will act as a team member of the Quality Control department to support production of in-process and final product drug lots for customers. You will also participate in quality testing for ongoing customer stability studies and provide high quality results to meet manufacturing demands.  Our Microbiology Analyst will have experience with performing routine testing, product release testing, and trouble-shoot equipment and methods.  This position is a night shift role that reports to work Wednesday-Saturday from 9 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Running test samples for In-Process, Lot Release and Stability studies (including Bioburden, Endotoxin, and TOC).
  • Reviewing assays.
  • Sample receiving.
  • Very structured to follow SOPs.
  • Training others on our team.

Key requirements: 

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree. Preferred area of study in Microbiology, Biochemistry or Related Science Fields.
  • Previous experience using Laboratory Systems, Document Management Systems and GMP Quality Systems preferred (ex. LIMS, MODA).
  • Working experience within cGMP industry preferred.

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: R28635