Cell Therapy, Technical Trainer

United States, Houston (Texas)

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.

Lonza Cell and Gene Therapy facility, located in Houston, Texas, is the largest in the world and our facility is growing.  We are looking for a Cell Therapy(CT) Technical Trainer to join our Enabling Functions Team.  The CT Technical Trainer provides classroom and hands-on aseptic and technical training and coaching.  The CT Technical trainer works closely with the department SMEs to ensure training is reflective of the current CT processes. The CT Technical Trainer coordinates and oversees training programs and schedules for new hires and current employees.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide classroom and hands-on aseptic technical training

  • Assess trainee competency, provide feedback, and coach trainees success

  • Works closely with department SMEs to effectively design and align training programs which build core aseptic and general process expertise

  • Liaison with department manager(s) to identify technical training needs and expectations.  Monitor and share progress and outcomes

  • Coordinate and oversee training programs

  • Assess training programs for continuous improvement, error reduction, and increased operator aseptic and process knowledge and skill

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science

  • GMP compliance knowledge

  • Cell culture, molecular biology or biotech/biopharma laboratory and/or manufacturing experience, preferably in a cGMP manufacturing environment

  • Planning/Organizing/Controlling training schedules

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: R40717