QC Scientist I

United States, Hayward (California)

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 QC Scientist attends highly visible project team meetings and represents the QC laboratory.  This individual has significant knowledge and acts as a Subject Matter expert in either chemistry, biochemistry or microbiology.

Key responsibilities:

  • Writes and performs method transfer and validation protocols and generates reports

  • Performs qualification and validation of electronic equipment

  • Leads Quality Records such as Laboratory Investigations, CAPAs, Change Controls, and Deviations

  • Creates, revises, and reviews quality GMP documents, i.e., local SOPs and assay worksheets

  • Performs routine testing of raw materials, in-process, and bulk drug substance samples

  • Participates and supports regulatory audits

  • Independently drive projects to on-time completion

  • Instrumental in OE initiatives, Continuous Improvements, Hiring Process

Key requirements:

  • B.S. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or closely related field 

  • Significant experience working in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industry

  • Significant knowledge of Laboratory computerized systems such as Empower, MODA, WinkQCL, LIMS, SoftMax Pro, Chemstation, and other supporting software.

  • Use of GMP Quality Systems such as TrackWise, LSO, and DMS

  • Experience with cooperating on a global team

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: R48630
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