Supervisor, Analytical Chemistry

United States, Bend (Oregon)

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 Pharma & Biotech is currently seeking a Supervisor, Analytical Chemistry (In Process Controls/Raw Materials) for our rapidly growing site in Bend, Oregon. The Supervisor, Analytical Chemistry will provide leadership guidance and successful execution of quality control functions across the drug product life-cycle for commercial distribution. The successful candidate will have a strong chemistry background and demonstrate leadership behaviors required to lead successful teams and maximize results. We are looking for a Supervisor that possesses an enthusiasm for science, who wants to bring their outstanding problem-solving skills into a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage schedules for day-to-day lab activities
  • Write, review and approve test notes, specifications, and analytical test reports
  • Manage project-specific analytical and stability studies
  • Ensure data is managed and evaluated, including the creation, review and trending of data
  • Distribution of projects and continuous improvement tasks and track progress
  • Author review and execute Change Controls and CAPAs
  • Demonstrate high standard of ethics, integrity and professionalism
  • Continuously identify more effective ways to drive performance
  • Partner with colleagues across functions to build trust, inspire others and drive results
  • Review and approve investigations

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or related field is required
  • Experience in a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) pharmaceutical laboratory setting is required
  • Knowledge of analytical instrumentation (HPLC, KF, PSD)
  • Experience in supervising others is preferred
  • Must have experience as an Analyst or Chemist

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: R39351