Scientist

United Kingdom, Cambridge

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 for a Scientist to join our Biopharmaceutical process development site in Cambridge, UK.

As a Scientist, you are there to support Process Development by performing a range of analytical tests such as HPLC, ELISA, IC-IEF and gel based assays. This is a lab based position that requires equipment maintenance, buffer preparation, data analysis and troubleshooting. Customer interaction is expected in this position.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform range of assays, e.g. MEA, AKTA, HPLC, GXII, ELISA, QPCR, LC/MS, iCE, CE SDS.

  • Analyse data and interpret results including troubleshooting.

  • Perform general department functions e.g. ordering, buffer preparation, risk assessments.

  • Maintain and take ownership of systems (documentation, calibration, troubleshooting).

  • Work on internal and external multidisciplinary projects.

  • Adherence to good laboratory practice, including cGMP where applicable.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we need you to have:

  • BSc or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline.

  • Possess research and GMP knowledge, with exposure to protein chemistry, antibodies and analytical techniques - HPLC and ELISA methods.

  • Must be able to work autonomously, continually problem solving whilst being able to reach out to Seniors if needed.

  • Must have a high attention to detail and possess a professional communication style.

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: R32492