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Science Leader - Downstream Process Technology

Company: Lonza Biologics Plc
Location: Slough
Reference: TR6W8
Closing Date: 27 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits:

Job Summary:

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. Our vision: We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life. ...

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At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. 

Our vision:

We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.

Our mission:

We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.
 

Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?

 

Job Description SummaryThis is a key position within Lonza Pharma & Biotech with both global and local responsibilities. Accountable for defining the strategy, approach and directing Research & Technology activities for purification of protein therapeutic products. You will be responsible for driving the development and optimization of new technologies leading to improved development and manufacturing services. You will lead, coach and mentor a team of scientists working on a variety of Research and Technology projects. The role reports to the Head of Mammalian Process R&T. To maintain Lonza Pharma & Biotech downstream process technologies at leading industry standards. Working closely with the business development and technical leaders from the service areas to understand and evaluate projects aligned to improve bottom line Business Units results. Accountable for defining and delivering technical solutions to meet industry demands for the manufacture of recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies and maintain Lonza as the lead supplier.

 

Job Description

  • Drives, leads and develops the Pharma & Biotech technical approach to downstream process improvements for development and manufacturing services
  • Reviews and evaluates process technology platforms – define, select, develop and implement the required new technology solutions.
  • Coordinates strategic relationships with scientific leaders across Pharma & Biotech
  • Supervises and coordinates strategic relationships with commercial partners and academic collaborators
  • The following specific activities will be the focus of the position:
  • Innovation and technology development of new disruptive downstream process development services
  • Technology development to optimize and improve current downstream manufacturing capabilities
  • Development and implementation of new downstream manufacturing platforms
  • Directs the downstream activities for R & T through direct reports or scientific direction of other team members
  • Scientific review and critique of protocols/reports to ensure that studies are delivered to the appropriate scientific and technical quality.
  • Contribute to the efficient running of the department through proactive management of resource schedules in line with project demand.
  • Elevate constraints that create a risk to planned activities.
  • To provide strong leadership to direct reports to enable them to be a high performing scientific team by imparting scientific knowledge and experience through mentoring and coaching.
  • Ensure recruitment and new starter training is executed as required 

    Responsibilities 

    EducationBachelors: Biotechnology (Required)

     

    Work ExperienceResearch&Development, Research&Technology

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    Language(s)English

     

     

     

    Lonza.  The place to Go, Stay and Grow.

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    Contact Information:

    Address:  Head Office
    228 Bath Road Slough Berkshire
    SL1 4DX
    England
    Tel:  +44 1753 777000
    Fax:  +44 1753 777001
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