Senior Lab Technician - Cell Culture Development

Switzerland, Visp

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.

The site in Visp is growing and for Ibex® Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept in Visp, Switzerland, we are currently looking for a Senior Lab Technician - Cell Culture Development. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

To support the Ibex Development Services, we are looking for an experienced laboratory technician in the field of mammalian cell culture development. For this position, you will interact with small cross-disciplinary teams, contributing to the development of state-of-the-art processes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Experimental work: execute experimental lab work according to defined expectations and schedule. Generate and collect high quality data. Collaborate with individual scientists and lab technicians.

  • Lab management: perform the evaluation, maintenance and qualification of lab equipment. Prepare working instructions for lab equipment. Ensure appropriate maintenance of the workplace. Order raw materials and consumables as per project needs. Share and implement best practices for lab and equipment management.

  • Training: provide support to training activities in the area of expertise.

Key requirements:

  • Apprenticeship in Biotechnology, Biology or Chemistry

  • Mammalian Cell Culture: Experience with CHO, Transfections, FACS, AMBR15, Stirred tank bioreactors.

  • Ability to work in a team and organize work

  • Significant experience within the industry

  • Good knowledge of English or German and basic knowledge of the other language would be desired.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

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.

Reference: R25094