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 open multiple opportunities for a Senior Scientist in our growing Analytical Development team.
Working closely with Quality Control and Formulation Development, this team offers specialized services solutions for customers.
Become part of this exciting opportunity by applying for the position of Senior Scientist Analytical Development.
Key Accountabilities and Duties :
Help establish DP analytical infrastructure and services for biologics, small molecule and peptide parenteral products for clinical and commercial products
Install, qualify and maintain instruments for DP Phys-Chem Analytics and QC in close alignment with current best practices and regulations
Develop and establish analytical methods and technologies to support formulation development and DP QC (specifically including HPLC and CE purity methods, content by UV, identity, color, clarity and opalescence, pH, osmolality, extractable volume, CCI, visual inspection, subvisible particles and related DP analytics).
Carry out phys-chem analytical 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
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 :
A degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related subject) or a training on the job as analytical lab technician
2 years of experience as a research or 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 analytics
Good reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Good inter-personal skills
Enthusiastic and open-minded
Willingness to learn and carry out new and complex tasks
Good knowledge of written and spoken English