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Research and Development Analytical Scientist at US02 Lonza Biologics Inc. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. 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. 

Lonza in Portsmouth, NH is searching for an experienced Research and Development Analytical Scientist for our Research & Development (R&D) department. As our Analytical Scientist, your primary responsibility is to maintain Lonza Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology as a leading contract manufacturer through the development and optimization of new cell culture and purification technologies.  This lab based role delivers technical solutions for the next generation processes that meet industry demands and maintain Lonza as the lead supplier.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the cell culture and purification R&D teams; plans and executes several complex (non-routine) experimental programs simultaneously.

  • Generates experimental results and reviews respective scientific documentation.

  • Performs tasks for execution of routine and complex lab studies (ordering, reagent prep, protocol/report writing, intermediate data analysis, documentation review, customer consults, etc).

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Biotechnology, Chemistry, or similar degree.

  • Significant experience in aseptic technique and familiar with monoclonal antibody characterization assays (SEC-HPLC, SDS-PAGE, LC-MS a plus).

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong communication, technical writing, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

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. 

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.