Analytical Technical Support (ATS) Manager

Netherlands, Geleen

Analytical Technical Support Manager

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.

As an ATS Manager you are responsible for management of the Tech Transfer team.  Acts as an advisor to subordinates when determining how to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.  Reviews testing and laboratory records for accuracy and compliance with cGMP and Lonza policies and principles.  Next to that you will be responsible for development and maintenance of a tool for monitoring QC resource capacity for ongoing projects. You will  provide feedback to QC management, business partners and Project Manager when capacity constraints exist.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with QC Technical Services group, Bio Analytical Services team, MSAT, and program management to drive technical transfer, staff training, and assay qualification/validation activities. 

  • Writes, reviews, and/or approves SOPs, sampling plans, protocols, and specifications. 

  • Leads and mentors others with technical investigations.

  • Prepares project plans, writes status reports, and gives oral presentations to customers and management. 

  • Provides technical review of Statements of Work (SOWs) to support contract manufacturing activities.  

  • Deliver and set individual and team goals that support the department and site strategy.  Develops and monitors team performance measures to understand effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of group performance.

  • Prepares monthly management reports including budget analysis and project updates.  

Key requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree or equivalent in Biotech or similar;

  • Proven management experience of at least 5 years within Biotech or relevant;

  • Experienced with cell based assays  is a plus ;

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: R38956