QC Trainer mRNA

Netherlands, Geleen

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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 have recently been confirmed as the global manufacturing partner for Moderna’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, providing a tenfold manufacturing capacity increase. As other businesses face increasing economic uncertainty, we are fortunate to have opportunities for expansion. Through this new collaboration, our work will have a significant, direct and long-term impact on the management of this global pandemic.

Lonza Geleen is looking for a QC Trainer mRNA to join the Operational Excellence team. The QC Trainer is responsible for providing on-boarding and periodical retraining to QC and Manufacturing Operators. Training encompasses, but is not limited to, introduction trainings, microbiology trainings, Environmental Monitoring sampling and readout, sterility testing and use of QC specific software and equipment.

The QC Trainer is also responsible for reporting potential training bottlenecks in link with the Training Coordinator and Head of OE, suggest and implement solutions with continuous improvement in mind.

The activities of the QC Trainer facilitate lean and standardized training, while maintaining the highest level of GMP and aseptic behavior adherence.

Key responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the training schedule, plan and provide QC training.
  • Track and report on training plan adherence.
  • Report training bottlenecks and opportunities for improvement to streamline training activities.
  • Coordinate Unit Operation or equipment training related to a specific sampling or testing activity.
  • In link with the aseptic trainer, ensures best aseptic practices are adhered to, actively participates in continuous improvements and organizes follow-up.
  • Provide strong guidance to QC and Manufacturing Associates and project specific and general procedure trainings.
  • Interacts constructively with other departments in the scope of his\her work.
  • Acts as a role model on GMP compliance.
  • Ensures full awareness on latest revision of SOPs and batch records.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Technical field​
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong teaching skills. Is able to act as a mentor for new staff members.
  • Affinity for team work.
  • Affinity for working in cleanroom environment, GMP and good aseptic behavior.
  • Understanding specific needs of the QC and manufacturing process.
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated.
  • Strong prioritization and organization skills.
  • Collaborate and cooperate effectively with team members and supporting departments.
  • Strong problem solving skills. Not only identifies issues, but proposes solutions.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude.

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: R35160
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