Senior Manufacturing Associate - 12 Hour Rotating Days

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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 Senior Manufacturing Associate will help to provide a safe, controlled work environment in all areas of expertise. Be aware of the site safety objectives and make sure they are communicated and understood. Flexibility to work within the Mammalian Manufacturing network and travel as necessary to support other sites. Senior Manufacturing Associates will act as the Subject Matter Expert in the assigned area during manufacturing operations.  The Senior Manufacturing Associate will assume the lead role during manufacturing operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with customer SMEs to transfer in and maintain customers' processes in production facility.

  • Attend technical and project meetings as necessary as the manufacturing representative for processes during campaign preparation. 

  • Provide/Arrange effective trainings for manufacturing staff related to any new processes, batch records, or quality systems to be used in Mammalian Fermentation. 

  • Collaborate with Mammalian Manufacturing project specialist team to incorporate process and operational improvements into new customer processes in manufacturing. 

  • Collaborate with Mammalian Manufacturing team to determine equipment and materials the suite will need to purchase in order to run the process.  May act as fill in for Manufacturing Supervisor.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent minimum; AS/BS preferred

  • Preferred area of study:  Science related discipline

  • Advanced level of experience in a manufacturing setting preferred

  • Proven logic and decision making abilities, critical thinking skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

  • The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities.  Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility.  How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievement 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: R32192