Automation and MES Support 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.

    Lonza in Portsmouth, NH is looking for an experienced Automation & MES Support Specialist 2.  The Automation & MES Support Specialist Level 2 will focus on supporting internal customers on the day shift who use Syncade and DeltaV. This role is also responsible for performing tasks associated with the creation, maintenance, and upkeep of the Syncade and DeltaV Systems.

    Minimum Required Qualifications/Skills


    Certificate or Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree - Science related discipline Preferred


    • Biotech work environment
    • Biotech manufacturing experience
    • Controls/MES protocol experience Preferred
    • Conduct system troubleshooting on Syncade andControls systems
    • Validation activities for Syncade and DeltaV changes
    • Experience with Process Change Controls and closure of CAPAs
    • Experience developing technical knowledge on manufacturing equipment and process automation systems
    • Experience with support resolution of equipment breakdowns and quality issues
    • Preform Technical analyses on manufacturing equipment
    • Experience with PI data analyses relevant to process expectations


    Excellent Communication Skills. Ability to effectively communicate via writing and oral communication at all levels. Express ideas effectively in individual and group situations (including non-verbal communication). Ability to communicate to internal and external personnel. Ability to secure relevant information and identify key issues and relationships from a base of information. Relate and compare data from different sources and identify cause and effect relationships. Ability to evaluate engineering problems and be able to devise cause and effect relationships and propose solutions.

    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: R47156