Virus Validation Technician

United Kingdom, Slough

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 currently looking to hire a Virus Validation Technician to join our Purification Development team in Slough.

The role of the technician is to support in the laboratory with practical routine tasks to a high standard and good attention to detail using basic analytical or scientific methods.  Work is performed according to protocol in compliance with rules and procedures.  The individual maintains their training and skills to effectively carry out their duties and has a track-record of learning additional skills.

Key responsibilities:

Adherence to good laboratory practice including cGMP where applicable

Co-ordinate servicing of equipment and other external services

Basic training of others

Equipment preparation, monitoring, calibration and safety

Laboratory Readiness (cleaning, tidying, safety tasks, deliveries, completion of log books)

Preparation of media, feeds, buffers, reagents

Maintaining stock levels of consumables

Completion and peer review of laboratory documentation

What we need you to have:

BSC Qualified

Previous experience in a Laboratory or other team-based work environment

Experience using Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook desirable.

Application of Continuous Improvement tools and techniques such as 6S, visual management, mistake proofing and the 8 wastes.

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: R30662
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