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Quality Control Analyst III, Cell Therapy at Lonza Inc.

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

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

Quality Control Analyst III

The Quality Control Analyst is part of a team that supports a client-specific Cell Therapy program by performing a variety of analytical assays including FACS (Flow), cell-based potency, and Nucleocounter (Cell Count).  Rotating weekend and some night work will be required.  Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

This position requires rotating weekends and some night work assignments as part of the routine business operations.

Under supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of routine work within established policies and procedures, and receives detailed instructions on new projects and assignments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Focus on Flow Cytometry and cell assays using various cytometry platforms. 

  • Performs a variety of analytical assay cell-based potency, and Coulter Counter (Cell Count).

  • Be an active member of the team and participate in training and laboratory maintenance.

  • Be an active member in the Quality System at Lonza by participating in investigations, change controls, and CAPA.

  • Working knowledge of GXP practices.

  • Pull and ship QC samples to specified contract labs for lot release testing. Complete and file sample submission forms and other documentation related to shipping.

  • Perform general lab duties to include management of equipment cleaning and maintenance activities and physical inventory of QC samples.

  • Writes and revises SOPs related to QC assays. May initiate Change Controls and complete necessary documentation.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a scientific background

Some Quality Control experience is preferred


Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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