Principal Scientist - QC - Microbiology - TR6JV

Lonza Group
Competitive Salary & Benefits
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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 To lead improvement projects in microbiology and environmental monitoring to lead the QC teams to a state of global excellence. Also to provide regulatory support and lead laboratory audits for the microbiology and environmental monitoring teams as well as facilitating / leading problem solving investigations for Operations and the Microbiology department. Job Description Identify and lead new technology development projects within microbiology and environmental monitoring to ensure a state of global excellence is maintained to ensure long term commercial success. Identify gaps within our regulatory packages and work with management to identify resource requirements and project manage the studies to remediate. Global harmonisation representative for Microbiology and environmental monitoring. Review of Study Protocols and Reports for Assay Qualification and Validation studies and ensure that studies are delivered to the appropriate scientific and technical quality. Ensure development of technical and scientific skills of junior staff to maintain quality of analytical activities delivered to internal and external Customers. Presentation of scientific activities to Customers and at conferences to promote Lonza scientific integrity as required. Representing the Department to Customers as part of a Multi-disciplinary Project Team Microbiological method development, optimisation and validation to support product QC testing packages. To provide scientific mentoring and training in all aspects of microbiology and to provide scientific oversight and guidance to scientists for troubleshooting of analytical issues. To evaluate, develop and introduce new technologies. Responsibilities Education Bachelors (Required) Work Experience Experience Level Certifications Skills Environmental Monitoring, Excellent customer relationship building skills as well as interpersonal and communication skills., Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, technical report writing Language(s) English Lonza. The place to Go, Stay and Grow. This job was originally posted as

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