Research Chemist II
United States, Tampa (Florida)

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 Tampa is seeking a Research & Development Chemist II to perform scientific experiments with a medium-high level of technical difficulty and a medium-low level of supervision. The R&D Chemist II will work cross functionally within the organization to provide analytical and technical support to facilitate the successful completion of projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Planning and executing scientific assignments and problem-solving techniques to support projects in Product Development

  • Demonstrates scientific/technical accountability for assignment completion at project level

  • Expertise in analytical instrumentation

  • Collects, summarizes and analyzes scientific data to prepare reports and make presentations, as appropriate, to disseminate best practice throughout the function.

  • Authors and reviews study protocols, reports, SOPs and other internal guidance documents

  • Ability to identify atypical results, collect data, and establish facts to support possible corrective measures.

  • Assists with investigations, documentation review, and approves results of other team members

  • Ensure training and documentation compliance with internal safety standards, SOPs, and cGMPs

  • Maintain clean, safe, and compliant laboratory work environment

  • Maintain a positive, professional and confidential relationship with internal and external clients.

  • Provides on-the-job training/support to new team members and new technologies

  • Adhere to all defined Safety and Sustainability requirements and expectations and seek clarification whenever Safety and Sustainability requirements and expectations are either unknown or unclear

  • Promptly report identified Safety and Sustainability issues, problems, deficiencies, errors, incidents, and/or opportunities to management and correct where possible

  • Stop work where deemed necessary to maintain safety

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in science, preferably chemistry

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a GMP pharma 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.

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: R59804