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Associate Principal Scientist Microbiology 80-100% (m/f/d)

Associate Principal Scientist Microbiology 80-100% (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Stein

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Stein, Switzerland we have an exciting opportunity. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and be responsible to provide quality oversight to commercial testing activities by applying for the position as Associate Principal Scientist 80-100% (m/f/d).

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform microbiological testing of manufacturing associated samples and DP under cGMP regulations for clinical and commercial material
  • In scope are e.g. environmental monitoring, water testing, sterility testing, bioburden testing, bacterial endotoxins testing and other microbiological tests according to demand
  • Assist in method testing/implementation/evaluation/validation, writing/updating/reviewing/approving of QC related documentation
  • Provide training for procedures, test methods and raw data review
  • Liaise with partner units within Lonza DP network to ensure on-time delivery of project milestones and smooth continuation of the production
  • Ensure effective use of resources, maintenance of equipment, order of safety and health protection
  • Support installation and (re)qualification of instruments according to Lonza SOPs

Key requirements:

  • Academical degree or apprenticeship in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field
  • Significant working experience in pharmaceutical industries and cGMP controlled environment
  • Good working knowledge in all relevant microbiological techniques
  • Very good reporting and scientific skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German is an asset

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.
Reference: R51289
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Associate Principal Scientist Microbiology 80-100% (m/f/d)

Lonza AG
Ciudad Apodaca, Nuevo Leon
Full time

Published on 13 Feb 2023

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