Scientist Protein Mass Spectrometry

Switzerland, Basel

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Scientist Protein Mass Spectrometry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and establish analytical methods and technologies for protein mass spectrometry laboratory studies

  • Support other functions in Forensic Chemistry (e.g. trace analyses / mass spec / extractables & leachables / excipient analyses / subvisible and visible particle analyses)

  • Install, qualify and maintain instruments for protein mass spectrometry analyses and other physico-chemical analytical methodologies in close alignment with current best practices and regulations

  • Help establish Drug Product analytical infrastructure and services for biologics, small molecule and peptide parenteral products for clinical and commercial products

  • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment, safety and health protection following lab and safety instructions and all cGMP regulations

  • Oversee assigned development project(s), including monitoring timelines, proper execution and reporting to customers

  • Evaluate and implement new methods and technologies, as required; participate and contribute to innovation,  technical strategy projects and scientific publications

Key requirements:

  • Education as a laboratory scientist or training on the job as analytical lab technician

  • Work experience as a research or technical laboratory scientist in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry, preferably in analytics

  • Good working knowledge in relevant analytical techniques

  • Experience with protein mass spectrometry methodologies (LC-UV-MS) is an asset

  • Very good reporting, interpretation and documentation of scientific results

  • Good communication skills with ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Fluency in English

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: R26455