At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia.
Our vision :
We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.
Our mission :
We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.
Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?
Job Description Summary
Support the build-up and establishment of drug product process development services for biologics and small molecule and peptide parenteral products incl.
infrastructure and equipment we are looking for an Associate Principal Scientist, Process Development.
Key Accountabilities and Duties
Design and implement scale-down models for the development and characterization of drug product manufacturing process unit operations
Identify, evaluate and procure drug product process development laboratory capabilities
Assist in setting up advanced lyophilization capabilities
Function as lead where required, for the development and evaluation of drug product processes for liquid and lyophilized parenteral biologics drug products
Support the scale-up and technology transfer for drug product manufacturing at internal and / or external manufacturing sites
Participate in multi-disciplinary project teams
Responsible for authoring technical documents and support preparation of regulatory documentation.
Contribute to exploration and evaluation of new technologies for integration into department capabilities and offerings
Enable innovation and technical strategy projects, generate IP and contribute to scientific publications and presentations
Represent and promote Lonza at industry events as required
Collaborate across drug product services (DPS) and the whole of Lonza Pharma Biotech (LPB), e.g., with analytical, formulation, QC and manufacturing function
Ph.D. or Master in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields or similar qualification
6 years relevant working experience in Biotech / Pharma industry
Direct hands-on experience with freeze-drying of biopharmaceuticals, with a good knowledge of advanced lyophilization technologies would be an advantage
Excellent communication skills, excellent command of English both written and oral
Self driven, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit