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
For DPS (Drug Product Services) in Basel Switzerland, we have multiple opportunities available. Become part of this exciting opportunity by applying for the position of Scientist, Bioassay for DPS in this role you will be responsible for providing bioanalytical support to all projects in the Drug Product Services Department.
Key accountabilities and duties
Help establish DP bioanalytical infrastructure and services for parenteral clinical and commercial products
Install, qualify and maintain all instruments for DPS Bioanalytics in close alignment with current best practices and regulations
Develop and establish analytical methods and technologies to support DP Analytical Development and Quality Control QC (specifically including ELISA, BIACORE binding assays as well as cell based potency assays).
Carry out bioassay tests to support formulation development and DP QC as required, possibly under GMP, following applicable SOP’s and all current documentation practices.
Ensure proper maintenance of equipment, safety and health protection following lab and safety instructions and all cGMP regulations
Ensure the proper maintenance and qualification of equipment, safety and health protection following lab and safety instructions and all cGMP regulations
Evaluate and implement new methods and technologies, as required; participate and contribute to innovation, technical strategy projects and scientific publications
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and skills required :
Bachelor / Master’s degree in. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences (or similar) or a training as analytical lab technician
4 years of experience as a research / technical assistant in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry, preferably in analytics
Good working knowledge in relevant analytical techniques
Experience with parenteral dosage forms and protein bioanalytics
Good reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Willingness to learn and carry out new and complex tasks, enthusiastic and open-minded
Good knowledge of written and spoken English