Lead Scientist QC Microbiology

Switzerland, Stein

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.

For DPS (Drug Product Services) in Basel Switzerland, we have an open position for a project scientist in our growing team. Working closely with Physico-Chemical and Quality Control, this team offers specialized services solutions for customers. Become part of this exciting opportunity by applying for the position of Lead Scientist QC Microbiology.

Key responsibilities

  • Routine execution of microbiological testing and services including bacterial endotoxins testing, bioburden testing, sterility testing ect

  • Laboratory activities for environmental monitoring, water testing and other microbiological tests according to customer demand

  • Perform, develop and establish microbiological testing procedures, e.g. method suitability testing and provides training for test methods

  • Supports installation and qualification/re-qualification of laboratory instruments according to Lonza SOPs

  • Ensures appropriate maintenance of equipment, safety and health protection following laboratory and safety instructions and all cGMP regulations

Key Requirements

  • Education as Bachelor or Lab Technician or equivalent in Microbiology or Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related fields

  • Working experience in microbiological testing, preferably in pharmaceutical industry working under GMP Regulations

  • Sound knowledge in all relevant microbiological techniques

  • Excelent communication skills

  • Good reporting and scientific skills

  • Ability to work independently in a team environment

  • Proactive attitude

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.

Reference: R47504