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.
We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.
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
Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. Lonza harnesses science and technology to create products that support safer and healthier living and that enhance the overall quality of life.
An integrated solutions provider serving the healthcare continuum, Lonza offers products and services from the custom development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients to innovative dosage forms for the pharma and consumer health and nutrition industries. In addition to drinking water sanitizers, nutraceuticals, antidandruff agents and other personal care ingredients, the company provides agricultural products, advanced coatings and composites and microbial control solutions that combat dangerous viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is a well-respected global company with more than 50 major manufacturing and R&D facilities and nearly 14,000 full-time employees worldwide.
Since its foundation in 1989, the Livingston site has evolved into a global player in the development and application of both traditional and novel drug encapsulation technologies that are supported by modern and commercial scale manufacturing facilities. .
To be the world’s leading, integrated solutions provider for it’s pharma and consumer healthcare and nutrition customers all along the heathcare continuum.
To conduct analysis, stability studies, validation and transfer of methods.
This role reports to the Senior Development Analyst/Team Leader and will primarily be responsible for conducting analytical activities, stability studies, validation and transfer methods. The role will be responsible for providing technical expertise at both a theoretical and practical level. The ideal candidate will therefore have a pharmaceutical analysis background and have gained experience within a cGMP, FDA and MHRA regulated environment.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Plan, implement, conduct and document stability studies Conduct analysis to support stability studies Analyse and report data accurately in a clear and concise manner Perform method development and validation Compilation of customer/client reports Conduct data and write-up checking of reports generated by other laboratory personnel
Person Profile: Development Analyst
Results oriented with a positive outlook and clear focus on high quality output: Solid planning and organizational ability; Reliable, tolerant and dependable: Comfortable dealing with senior managers, clients and customers: Enjoy working in a fast, stimulating environment. Goal-oriented: Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Excellent communication/ presentation skills. Able to get on with others and be a team player, but is equally comfortable working independently.
Able to work extended hours should that be required
Specific Job Skills:
- A science degree in a relevant scientific discipline
- Direct experience with stability studies and data analysis.
- An understanding of the technical and practical skills involved stability studies, method development transfer and validation
- Proven ability to work to key regulatory and compliance requirements
- Skilled in analytical techniques eg HPLC, Dissolution and Gas Chromatography
- Able to communicate well via written media with specific emphasis on report writing.
- Able to work with minimal supervision.
- Experience of Dionex Chromeleon software
- Experience of stability studies within a pharmaceutical environment (with formulations of drug products for pre-clinical and clinical trials).
- Have a broad knowledge with and experience of working within a cGMP/GLP environment.
Computer skills: Must be adept in use of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word, internet and e-mail
Literacy and Numeracy: Must be a very competent in writing reports both for internal use and for customers/clients. Must be competent in interpreting data.
Business Presentation Skills: Must be an excellent face-to-face and telephone communicator.