Senior Process Expert/Process Expert

Singapore, Tuas Singapore

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.

Did you know that we are the 1st biologics contract manufacturer in Singapore? We offer you exposure to upcoming biotech and established pharmaceutical companies and to the manufacturing technology needed to produce mammalian treatments and cell therapies of tomorrow. Our global manufacturing network is recognized for its reliable, high-quality services, regulatory track record, global footprint, innovative technology platforms and extensive experience – we, in Singapore are proud to be part of this global network.

As a Senior Process Engineer/ Process Expert you will be the technical subject matter expert in the area of Cell Culture (USP), Purification (DSP), Technology Transfer, Bioprocessing Technology ,or technical Project Steward .You will  utilize technical influence and strong scientific knowledge to drive Technology Transfer and monitor state of control of process, provide direction and oversight on resolution of complex issues, introduction of new bioprocessing technologies and site / global network continuous improvement initiatives, through collaboration with Lonza multi-disciplinary teams / Lonza global network / Lonza’s Customers.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide oversight / lead timely and successful Technology Transfer (USP and DSP) of customer’s manufacturing process(es) into the Lonza Singapore production facility.

  • Monitor processes on a regular basis to ensure process remains in a state of control and prospectively identify any issues in a specific process or across processes.

  • Provide oversight / lead the efforts to systematically identify potential root causes, develop solutions and resolve complex technical challenges / issues in multiple customer projects during process monitoring and technology transfer into Lonza Singapore production facility.

  • Responsible as the process technical lead for the introduction of new bioprocessing technology into Lonza Singapore production facility, work closely with cross functional teams from Manufacturing (MFG), Quality Assurance (QA), Engineering (ENG), and other departments.

  • Provide oversight/ lead the MSAT assessment / adoption of new process changes/ modifications and governing procedures into existing customer’s manufacturing process(es) in Lonza Singapore production facility.

  • Identify and recommend technical improvements for MSAT / site practices and procedures. Support / lead the site / global network improvement efforts across MSAT teams, cross functional teams or global network sites.

  • Support inspections and audits by customer and regulatory authorities.

  • Provide technical guidance and share process knowledge to MSAT team members and other departments.

  • Any other duties as assigned by your Supervisor/Manager

Key requirements:

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical / Chemistry/ Microbiology or any related discipline. 

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in Biotechnology process development, process support, research or a related manufacturing environment is desirable.

  • Prior hands-on technical experience (in a laboratory or manufacturing environment) is desirable.

  • Knowledge of Excel as well as Statistical Data Analysis tools.

  • Excellent communication skills, outstanding action orientation, and ability to work well in a cross-functional technical environment.  

  • Excellent technical writing skills, ability to provide attention to detail is essential.

  • Demonstrated track record in completing projects under tight timelines.

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: R57317