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 Lonza Drug Product Services (DPS) we currently have multiple opportunities available in Process Development. Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our team by applying for the position as Senior Principal Scientist, Process Transfer, DPS.
Key Accountabilities and Duties
Leads the setup, scale-up and implementation of the technical drug product manufacturing process at the GMP DP manufacturing site.
Provides technical on-site support during batch manufacturing.
Responsible for the design, execution and delivery of process evaluation studies for liquid and lyophilized parenteral drug products of biologics (e.
g. monoclonal antibodies, novel formats, ADCs, peptides), peptides and small molecules.
Ensures effective use of resources (time, personnel, equipment, material, rooms), maintenance of equipment, order and safety and health protection and following lab and safety instructions and guidance
Ensures documentation of work (e.g. development reports, support for preparation of regulatory documents)
Regularly contributes to improvements, explores new technologies and leads integration of activities across scientific areas
Enables innovation and technical strategy projects, generate IP and contribute to scientific publications and conference talks, and evaluate and implement of new methods and technologies, as required and promote Lonza at industry events and in respected publications
Collaborate across department with formulation development, analytical development, QC and manufacturing functions.
Ph.D. or Master in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields or similar qualification
6 years working experience in biotech / pharma industry
Knowledge of technical issues and requirements for drug product technical transfers.
Experience in aseptic product manufacture or process developent for protein drug products desirable.
Excellent communication skills, excellent command of English both written and oral
Very good leadership and interpersonal skills
Otstanding planning and organising skills
Self driven, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit