Analyst QC Product Testing (m/f/d)

Spain, Porrino

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.

We are currently looking for an Analyst to join our Quality Control Laboratory team at Porrino site, in the Northwest of Spain. The QC Analyst will be responsible for Analytical/Biochemistry testing in the QC Lab. Role requires an understanding and execution of ELISA methods and other assigned techniques and methods which may include Appearance, HPLC-based methods, IEF, IEX, SEC, PCR, CE, SDS-PAGE, osmolality, potency methods and other physiochemical methods.

Key responsibilities:

  • To prioritize and perform the various testing/analysis in timely manner, in order to support the business requirements.

  • Analysis of the products according to Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods.

  • Documentation of results in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

  • Understanding and execution of compendial monographs and the chemistry fundamentals behind methods.

  • Involvement in method transfers and validation.

  • Execution and review of routine testing, transfer testing, and stability studies to support qualification, validation of new bioanalytical methods and release of biotherapeutics drug substance.

  • Problem solving of analytical methods as well as troubleshooting of equipment.

  • Involved in equipment qualification and technical selection of QC equipment and/or standards and reagents.

  • Assay trend analysis, document revision and update.

  • General lab support including housekeeping, equipment maintenance, inventory of supplies, lab supplies ordering, management of glass wares, etc.

Key requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant Chemistry, Biotechnology, Science field or Equivalent.

  • Relevant work experience preferably with Lab experience in a biotech or medically related field.

  • Proven High Level experience and expertise hands-on in execution of ELISAs methods. Provide support in equipment maintenance and qualification.

  • Hands-on experience and expertise in analytical methods such as size-exclusion, ion exchange, reverse and normal phase HPLC, ELISA, CE-SDS, UV/VIS and other related protein characterization techniques. Both for execution and interpretation of results.

  • Ability to understand analytical methods and to execute routine testing on analytical samples according to Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods.

  • Language: good English Level to be able to read and understand methods written in English, specifically reading in English required. Minimum B2.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Able and willing to work on morning/afternoon shifts.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Proven analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to acquire knowledge in an agile way, based on critical reasoning, analytical skills and organization.

  • Attitude to work in a demanding, orderly and methodical way, worrying about the rigor of the rules.

  • Active orientation towards learning with a predisposition to face tasks and challenges.

  • Committed attitude and integrity with honesty, motivation and fluent, clear and concise communication.

  • Works as an active member of his/her team.

  • Ensures quality standards are maintained while delivering results.

  • Takes responsibility for his/her safety and the others.

  • Ability to work in a regulated environment.

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: R56112