MSAT Associate Scientist

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 an MSAT Associate. This person is responsible for execution of laboratory-based studies or execution of assays.  The person performs assigned duties according to specified procedures and receives detailed instructions. The incumbent performs a variety of routine work within established policies and procedures and receives detailed instructions on new projects and assignments.  The individual is expected to be a subject matter expert for routine assignments, 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: 

  • Strong communication, technical writing, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.); Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. 

  • Able to shift priorities based on company needs and multitask to keep projects on track

  • Basic knowledge of general protein characterization assays, e.g. gel based, chromatographic, and immuno affinity based assays. 

Key requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences or Biomedical/Chemical Engineering.

  • Prior biotech industry experience in Process Development and Process Scale-up / Scale-down, Manufacturing is preferred.

  • Able to work with assistance and supervision on basic Analytical techniques, such as sample/buffer preparation, assay execution, data analysis, etc.

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: R37226