MSAT Senior Process Engineer

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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.


Lonza in Portsmouth, NH is searching for a Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) Senior Process Scientist to join our expanding team!  Our Senior Process Scientist’s primary responsibility is to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for mid to large-scale upstream/downstream manufacturing processes. The individual is a subject matter expert for four aspects of the role and it is expected that questions on tasks or issues will be raised by this individual when clarification or greater technical expertise is required. 


Key responsibilities: 

  • Represents Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) on project teams as technical subject matter expert (SME) and interface with customer technical and quality representatives.
  • Develops process understanding and expertise.
  • Authors/reviews/and owns process related documentation (ex. process description and batch records).
  • Authors/reviews change controls (including managing the implementation of the change as the assigned change agent).
  • Monitors and reports on process performance (manufacturing data analysis and delivery of data in the form of live presentations).
  • Work with process engineers for the start-up and design phase of single use manufacturing plant. 

 
Key requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology area, Biological Sciences, or Chemical Engineering.
  • Significant experience in biotech industry, specifically in tech transfer, as well as in process development, process scale up, or manufacturing.
  • Significant experience with large scale (2 kL + experience a plus) manufacturing support (mammalian preferred), cGMP and US / EU regulations.
  • Significant knowledge of cell biology, protein structure, scale up, chromatography, Ultrafiltration/Diafiltration, virus filtration and basic knowledge of statistical data analysis.
  • Strong communication skills. Able to clearly express ideas and point of view both verbally and in writing. Has good inter personal skills. Shows commitment and dedication and strives to be ahead of schedule. 
  • Practices safety awareness at all times and considers impact of actions prior to executing activities
  • Ability to share 24/7 on-call support while process is being manufactured.

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: R35780
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