Manager, Analytical Development

United States, Bend (Oregon)
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.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Analytical Development to join their Product Development team at their Bend, Oregon location. We are looking for a self-starter that will lead a multidisciplinary team to design, develop and advance drug products to the market on behalf of customer’s and their patients. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of analytical development project leaders
  • Guide direct reports toward achieving project deliverables
  • Ensure safe work environment, processes, and standards
  • Ensure data quality and integrity
  • Adhere to GMP quality systems and standards
  • Provide technical and behavioral guidance to direct reports
  • Schedule team to meet project deliverables across multiple projects
  • Accountable for the quality of project deliverables
  • Train direct reports and assist in client communication.
  • Identify, develop, and execute continuous improvement opportunities for analytical workstreams.
  • Manage personnel within company systems
  • Provide ongoing feedback and guidance to direct reports
  • Lead or conduct change controls, investigations and corrective/preventative actions in accordance with regulatory and global requirements.
  • Train, develop, and retain personnel
  • Perform other duties as required

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, at minimum, in chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science or other related engineer/scientific field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in analytical method development and validation in pharmaceuticals or other regulated field, including relevant graduate school experience
  • Strong method development and validation experience in dissolution and chromatography, preferably for final drug product. Inhalation method development experience would also be acceptable
  • Strong leadership, writing, and communication/presentation skills are required
  • Must be independent, self-motivated, organized, able to multi-task, and skilled in communication, facilitation, and collaboration
  • Individual must be a team player prepared to work in and embrace a team-based culture that relies on collaboration for effective decision-making
  • Successful candidates must be able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated balance of collaborative leadership and autonomous problem solving

Experience managing people is preferred

Reference: R56334