Sr Product Development Engineer

Canada, Kingston

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. 

Come join our high-energy product development R&D team in Kingston ON as we strive to bring a novel cell manufacturing equipment platform to market.  The Cocoon® platform is an automated, scalable, and functionally closed-process cell therapy manufacturing platform. It is used to manufacture multiple types of cell therapy with applications in oncology (i.e. CAR-T).

https://pharma.lonza.com/technologies-products/cocoon-platform

In this role, you will be responsible for driving the engineering activities to develop new features, improvements, and applications. This will require work in the areas of mechanical design, fluid dynamics and micro fluidics, accommodating biological process requirements, prototyping, testing, and transfer to manufacturing.   You will leverage your knowledge of CAD (Solidworks), electro-mechanical systems, plastic materials, design for injection molding and design of machined components as you work in  our state of the art R&D facility.  You will be given autonomy within the project requirements defined, and are expected to bring new ideas and innovation to the table.

Key requirements: 

·       Engineering Degree with a focus in Mechanical, Biomedical, Mechatronics

·     Must have 7+ years of demonstrated product development experience in industry

·       Extensive use of design and simulation tools:  CAD, FEA, CFD

​·       Ability to translate user requirements to design specifications

·       Leading and managing design tasks and development projects including work of external partners

·       Knowledge and experience with design for injection molding and integrated electro-mechanical systems

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: R44007