Site Laboratory Technician

United Kingdom, Slough

Site Laboratory Technician

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.

We are looking for a Site Laboratory Technician to join our Laboratory Services function based at our manufacturing site in Slough, UK.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team providing support services to laboratory based scientists. Core activities are to ensure equipment is in calibration and ready to use, consumables and buffers are always stocked and the high standards of the lab are maintained at all times.

Key responsibilities:

  • To be aware of and act in accordance with all safety precautions and GMP requirements relevant to the task being performed.
  • To attend GMP training sessions and ensure training file is maintained.
  • Equipment calibrations to GMP standards
  • Preparation of buffers for analytical methods to GMP standards.
  • Glassware management for analytical methods
  • Dispensing and control of lab reagents. Samples  and Standards
  • Performance and monitoring of laboratory housekeeping activities, including the prompt reporting of problems, shortages or equipment breakdowns.
  • Actively engage in departmental continuous improvement activities, questioning current practices to actively promote and improve the area.

Key requirements:

  • Keen interest in working in a scientific environment
  • Previous laboratory/technician experience would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of waste management, lab safety maintenance and risk assessments would be beneficial

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: R26679