Research Chemist

United States, Tampa (Florida)

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 Tampa, FL is searching for a Research Chemist who will contribute to the scientific field by solving problems within R&D.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to scientific field or technique by solving scientific problems within R&D

  • Collects, summarizes and analyzes scientific data to prepare reports

  • Highlights atypical results and assist in appropriate investigations

  • Writes and reviews protocols, study reports, SOPs and policies

  • Disseminates good quality information throughout the team

  • Implementation of trends and innovations in the area of expertise

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of procedure and process improvement

  • May be involved in customer meetings

  • May mentor lab team members

  • Ability to manage multiple studies at a minimum supervision

  • Expertise in wet chemistry techniques and prepare solutions, standards and samples in accordance with written procedure and testing.

  • Ensure that all data comply with cGMP, FDA and/or other appropriate regulatory guidelines.

Key Requirements:

  • Requires BS in Chemistry or a related discipline.

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, quality control or analytical development laboratory. 

  • Knowledge of analytical instrumentation, such as HPLC (Assay and impurities), Dissolution, Karl Fischer, UV, FTIR.

  • Knowledge of data acquisition applications such as Waters Empower.

  • Experience in Analytical method development and phase appropriate validation.

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: R39342