Quality Control Program Coordinator

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 Program Coordinator to join our growing QC team. The Quality Control Program Coordinator also acts as a liaison between the Quality Control Laboratory and its internal and external customers. Additional responsibilities will include tracking QC testing, managing project commitments, following through on action items, coordinating analytical teleconferences and participate in problem solving of issues.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Participates on multiple customer project teams as the Quality Control representative
  • Hosts analytical project team meetings with external customers and is responsible for managing agendas, minutes, action items, etc.
  • Tracks and compiles product data to present to internal and external customers and drives associated process change controls and deviations
  • Coordinates efforts between manufacturing, customer and Quality Control to assure that testing is prioritized, completed on time and communicated in an effective and timely manner
  • Creates, revises and reviews Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) documentation may include specifications, protocols and reports
  • Reviews and approves cGMP batch records, sample plans and sample maps
  • Initiates and drives through completion quality records (i.e. change controls, investigations, deviations,CAPAs)
  • Coordinates and compiles Quality Control data for Quality Assurance/Quality Control management review and the timely release of product. 
  • Tracks stability samples and coordination with testing laboratories

Key requirements: 

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree preferred. Area of study in Microbiology, Biochemistry or Related Science Fields.
  • Working experience within cGMP industry with working experience in a QC laboratory or QC setting preferred
  • Working experience using GMP Quality Systems (ex. TrackWise, LIMS).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate across multiple teams and projects
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to exercise judgment within defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and/or taking appropriate actions

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: R31789