Technologist (Bioreactor Specialist).
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 have an exciting 12-month fixed term contract opportunity within Cell Culture Development (Research & Development) for a Bioreactor Specialist based in Slough, UK.
The bioreactor team in Cell Culture Development is responsible for the production of several proteins at a wide range of scales (mg’s to grams) to support Lonza’s customer projects in early development pipeline for manufacturing the product.
We are looking for a junior technologist skilled in mammalian cell culture techniques (preferably) to join the team.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to protocolled bioreactor runs as well as standard bioreactor runs for material supply or cell line evaluation.
There is also an on-call element to this position, which can include a rotational weekend and out of normal working hours on-call duty (both maintained as a rota with several team members); allowances are paid for unsociable hours.
Full training provided. Key responsibilities: * Mammalian cell culture (passaging, revival, cryopreservation and media preparation) * Operation of bioreactors (inoculum grow up, wave stages, inoculation, daily monitoring and harvest) * Cell line stability studies * Customer project involvement in bioreactor activities * Draft COSHH assessments for review by COSHH assessor * Delivery of work in line with expected standards (safety, on time, right first time to the appropriate degree of quality) * Execute experimental plans, analyse and interpret ...