MSAT Intern

Canada, Kingston

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 Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT) Intern will strengthen the new MSAT department with data research, support and help to build the data foundation.

This 12-month internship is located at our Lonza Kingston, ON CA office.

The work schedule is 37.5 hours per week with a flexible start time between 8:00 - 9:00am for 7.5 hours per day.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating and providing data and document structure and performing collection of relevant data and documentation for the MSAT processes.
  • Supporting the update and maintenance of validation and equipment databases and documentation.
  • Supporting improvement of MSAT structure and processes like validation, maintenance, calibration, equipment inventory.
  • A team player who collaborates with key stakeholders, ensures validation and equipment data are current, appropriately controlled, and compliant with domestic and international regulations, including but not limited to FDA’s Quality System Regulations, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ICH and applicable European Directives

Tech Transfer:

  • Ensures data and document integrity within the MSAT structure, processes, and databases (validation, maintenance, calibration, equipment inventory)


  • Performs data and document analysis within historical Tech Transfer data as well as equipment data to setup and maintain new databases;
  • Performs investigations with suppliers to further enhance data integrity of equipment

Continuous Improvements:

  • Accountable for continuous improvement project tasks assigned
  • Collects, summarizes, analyzes data to prepare reports and presentations, as appropriate, to report on assigned continuous improvement project tasks

Key requirements:

  • Must be a current student in 3rd or 4th year in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Similar fields of Engineering may be considered along with related experience.
  • Excellent technical skills with compliance minded writing skills required.
  • Excellent oral communication skills required.
  • Must be able to translate opportunities into workable solutions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment required.
  • Must have a very high attention to detail.
  • Must be able to demonstrates strong business awareness.
  • Strong computer and MS Office skills required.
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • Strong experience with Smartsheet and/or other database applications required.
  • Strong programming knowledge required; Python experience, preferred.

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: R54185
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