Scientist Lab Automation

Switzerland, Basel

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Scientist Lab Automation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implement and qualify of new and existing laboratory automation processes

  • Support, install, qualify, and maintain equipment and lab for pharmaceutical development and associated analytics in close alignment with current best practices and regulations

  • Document data following applicable lab procedures, current documentation practices and complying with data integrity standards. Evaluate results and summarize in short reports

  • Support implementation and execution of analytical tests for pharmaceutical development (e.g. HPLC and CE purity methods, content by UV, identity, color, clarity and opalescence, pH, osmolality, visible particles, subvisible particles)

  • Perform documentation, material handling and use of equipment according to applicable quality standards

  • Ensure basic GMP qualification  and compliance to health and safety standards

Key requirements:

  • A degree in e.g. Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a training on the job as lab technician

  • Working experience as a research/ technical assistant in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry

  • Knowledge in relevant pharmaceutical development

  • Good communication, reporting, interpretation and documentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English

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: R39337
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