Biotech Associate (Geleen)
Netherlands, Geleen
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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.

A Biotech Associate I executes manufacturing (cell- and tissue culturing) of cell therapy products and setting up and monitoring machines and equipment in accordance with Lonza procedures in a GMP cleanroom environment, under supervision of Biotech Associate II or Senior Biotech Associate. These activities include but are not limited to: preparation activities; process pre-checks; manufacturing aseptic process manipulations; operating cell processing systems (i.e. cell sorter, media preparation); cleaning and disinfection activities.

Working in shifts is required for this role. Shift model can vary based on project need.


  • Successfully complete and pass Lonza onboarding training and project specific training and qualification program.

  • Carrying out all tissue culture activities for cell therapy, from starting material to final product, according to relevant procedures, under supervision.

  • Carrying out associated duties e.g. required cleaning of production areas, assisting in (re)qualification of equipment, and logistic activities under supervision.

  • Execution and verification of all required process steps in approved batch records (paper or digital), under supervision.

  • Notification of supervisor of all observed deviations in a timely manner.

Key requirements:

- Technical/vocational degree (MBO4 / HBO) in the Field of pharma/Biotech/Lab

- Related experience 0 - 4 years

- English language skills, verbal & written

- Working in continue shifts

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: R53126
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