Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Slough


Biotechnologist (night shift)

The role:

Due to significant growth and expansion of Lonza’s Slough manufacturing operations we have a number of open positions for Biotechnologists (Operators) to join the Manufacturing department.

As a key member of the department you will be part of a team ensuring that biopharmaceutical products are manufactured to a high standard of quality within a GMP regulated environment.

Positions exist within Upstream (Fermentation) and Downstream (Purification) areas so you will either be responsible for the production of therapeutic proteins using mammalian cell culture techniques or the purification of proteins using a wide range of purification techniques.

This position is an excellent role for anyone looking for a change of career or to further develop in the biotechnology industry.

This position is based on a permanent night shift, details as follows:

Shift Pattern: 18:00 to 06:00 - 4 days and 4 days off.

Shift Allowance: 35% of base salary

Key responsibilities :

Working in a clean room environment with either direct involvement in mammalian cell culture production or day to day purification of proteins

You will ensure that a high standard of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) is adhered to at all times

Effectively use all of the Lonza Quality management procedures e.g. deviations

Through on the job training you will obtain a thorough knowledge of upstream or downstream processing


This is what we are looking for:

Experience in a hands-on job

Must possess and be able to demonstrate a meticulous approach to documentation and attention to detail

Have a flexible attitude and able to work as part of a team on a continuous night shift pattern with opportunities for planned and unplanned overtime.

E xperience of mammalian cell culture or protein purification (mid to large scale) would be an advantage but is not essential

We look forward to your application!!!

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