QA Raw Materials Specialist

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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.

The Cell Therapy Quality Assurance Raw Materials Specialist interacts directly with Lonza’s internal and external customers for management/oversight of quality records, such as material investigations, material specifications, and other various Quality Assurance record types.  The incumbent will final Quality Assurance approve these record types as well as alternately acting as quality subject matter expert for materials.  The Cell Therapy Quality Assurance Raw Materials Specialist will help provide resolution to issues within their area of responsibility and escalation to management for resolution and/or improvements.


Key responsibilities:

  • Interact with internal customers on Quality record completion/content

  • Quality release Cell Therapy materials for use on the production floor

  • Support ongoing tech transfers by processing incoming raw materials and consumables

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.  Preferred area of study:  Scientific related field

  • Biotechnology, Cell Therapy manufacturing background is preferred

  • Knowledge of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)and regulations is a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft Suite preferred

  • Self-starter, excellent written and verbal communicator at all levels, able to tolerate challenging workloads and changing priorities, attention to detail, works effectively individually and with teams

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: R44764