US05 Lonza Houston Inc.
Head of Process Development (Biotech)
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.
The candidate for this role will be highly experienced in development of manufacturing processes and analytical methods for the production of cell and gene therapy products including viral vectors. Extensive managerial and leadership experience with supervising and providing guidance to a large group of highly technical and scientific group of subject matter experts. The successful candidate should have a good understanding of technical challenges and potential solutions for development of clinical and commercial viral vector manufacturing processes for cell and gene therapy applications. She/he should be able to offer both scientific and management guidance in the design and execution of new or unique cell and gene therapy projects. She/he should be able to manage team resources using established systems, ensures close collaboration between process development and assay / analytical method development teams, support cross-training, and seamless delivery of department goals. She/he should be able to support strong, positive collaboration and relationship with manufacturing, Quality Control (QC), Manufacturing, Science & Technology (MSAT), project management, and cell and gene technologies (C>) business unit as well as Lonza Pharma and Biotech network. She/he should be able to serve as the technical subject matter expert (SME) in clients' meeting and regulatory audits, supports proposal development for existing and prospective clients in conjunction with sales and business development.
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.
Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.