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
The AD Specialist ensures the coordination and the technical implementation of the Analytical Development activities in accordance with the directives given by the AD Manager and in compliance with EHS and Quality / Regulatory requirements.
AD Specialist ensures the daily follow-up of Analytical Development projects assigned to him / her and keeps the AD Manager and the Pharmaceutical Project Manager informed of the progress of the operations for which he / she is responsible.
He / She conducts the development, validation and transfer of analytical methods according to customer and / or internal requirements and carries out analytical studies and analytical testing activities for the projects for which he / she is responsible.
He / She drafts the documents (protocols, reports) for the development, validation and transfer of analytical methods for the projects for which he / she is responsible.
He / She ensures the follow-up of stability programs (storage and analytical testing) for the projects for which he / she is responsible and drafts the corresponding protocols and reports.
He / She oversees, on a day-to-day basis, the work of laboratory personnel (AD Scientists) performing method development, method validation, method transfer or analytical testing activities and he / she provides direction, decisions in handling any procedural or technical problems that may occur.
He / She participates in the coaching and in the training of AD scientists.
He / She ensures the communication of the analytical results to the clients within the given deadlines by using an appropriate format (for example : presentation, report) in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Project Manager.
He / She participates in setting up new equipment in the Analytical Development Laboratory and in writing the associated documentation (procedures, work instructions, logbooks, etc.).
The successful AD Specialist
Master’s Degree in analytical chemistry
AD Specialist must have a solid knowledge of the processes of development, validation and transfer of analytical methods.
Significant knowledge and expertise in the field of analytical chemistry and scientific methodology is therefore required.
AD Specialist must have a solid knowledge of laboratory environment including laboratory facilities, methods, equipment and materials.
Awareness of EHS and Quality / Regulatory requirements (cGMP) is important, along with written and verbal
Fluent in both French and English.
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