Process Transfer Scientist
8d ago

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

Title : Process Transfer Scientist

Reports to : Head of Manufacturing

Based at : Livingston, Scotland

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.

Our Vision :

To be the leading provider of innovative dosage forms and solutions to healthcare customers around the world.

Our Mission :

Design, manufacture and supply premier healthcare products and services to serve patients and consumers.

Job Purpose :

Facilitate introduction of new processes and equipment within the production department

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities :

  • Responsible for training production staff on new processes and equipment
  • Become proficient in existing production equipment and processes
  • Assist with training of production staff in existing production equipment and processes
  • Prepare training matrix for production staff and identify area’s for improvement and to development a practical training strategy
  • Draft SOPS for all new equipment to facilitate training and standardise equipment cleaning, step up and operation
  • Assist with departmental change controls and deviations
  • Assist with drafting batch documents
  • Trend process KPI’s and use to monitor production performance and to measure effectiveness of process improvements
  • Participate in all aspects of manufacturing
  • Ensure all SOPs accurately reflect best practice
  • Ensure cGMP standards are maintained
  • Personality :

  • Results orientated with a positive outlook and clear focus on high quality output. You will be reliable, tolerant and dependable;
  • comfortable dealing with people at all levels in the organisation; comfortable working with a global customer base; enjoy working in a fast stimulating environment;
  • goal-orientated; willing to learn from others; good written and verbal communication skills; team player, but one who is equally comfortable working independently;
  • have attention to detail.

    Interested? You will

  • Have a scientific background with relevant pharmaceutical / chemistry / biotechnology or equivalent education
  • Have a track record in a similar position within industry
  • Be a flexible, structured and goal orientated team player
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to communicate and present to all levels
  • Apply
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