Lab Technician, Research & Development

United States, Bend (Oregon)


Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an open position for a laboratory technician and coordinator to join the Next Generation Bioprocess R&D team at our location in Bend, OR.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a challenging, dynamic, and cross-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers who focus on improving the manufacturing of biologics medicines. 

As a laboratory technician and coordinator you will be responsible for working with a cross-disciplinary team to innovate and deliver solutions to biomanufacturing challenges across the industry. You will be a member of a world class research team focused on difficult, industry changing problem statements, making it an exciting team to be a part of.

You will be working with your hands daily in a biologics laboratory, supporting the execution of bioreactor experiments, streamlining the operations of a high functioning laboratory, as well as contribute to biologics laboratory management. A background in science or biotechnology is not required for this position. We are looking for someone that is self-motivated, coachable, and willing to learn new skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


  • Preparing bioreactor experiments
  • Maintaining bioreactor laboratory equipment
  • Assisting with the operation of bioreactor experiments
  • Coordinating with laboratory vendors
  • Stocking inventory of laboratory supplies
  • Maintaining laboratory operating standards


  • Science background preferred (any mechanical or technical background considered)
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
Reference: R43158