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Research Chemist II

Laurel St. Tampa, Florida
Start date
May 23, 2023

Job Details

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 Tampa, is looking to hire a Research Chemist II to perform scientific experiments with a medium-high level of technical difficulty and a medium-low level of supervision as well as to work cross functionally within the organization to provide analytical and technical support to facilitate the successful completion of development projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform scientific duties as assigned in a timely manner.

  • Handle math calculations by being able to calculate: percentages, free acid/base equivalents from a salt, and work with equations necessary for daily assignments.

  • Follow company written policies and procedures including all appropriate SOP’s and maintain an appropriate training level.

  • Maintain clean and safe laboratory work environment by understanding and following compliance regulations.

  • Maintain a positive, professional and confidential relationship with internal and external clients.

  • Able to work on several different projects at the same time and meet all project deadlines as needed.

  • Perform additional duties assigned as the need arises.

Key Requirements:

  • BS degree in Chemistry strongly preferred; Extensive experience may substitute for educational requirements.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations required.

  • Ability to identify problems, collect data, and establish facts and discuss possible solutions.

  • Ability to follow technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet all project deadlines as needed.

  • Communicate with supervisor on status of projects daily required.

  • Strong written, presentation, and oral communication skills required.

  • Strong ability to read and interpret technical documents such as Operations manuals, Master Batch Records, Protocols, Standard Operating Procedures. Strong technical writing ability required in order to produce routine reports, equipment qualification protocols, master batch records, etc. Ability to speak effectively before groups

  • Strong mathematical and computer skills.

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.

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.


Lonza is a preferred global partner to the pharmaceutical, biotech and nutrition markets. We work to enable a healthier world by supporting our customers to deliver new and innovative medicines that help treat a wide range of diseases. We achieve this by combining technological insight with world-class manufacturing, scientific expertise and process excellence. Our unparalleled breadth of offerings enables our customers to commercialize their discoveries and innovations in the healthcare industry.

Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, today, Lonza operates across five continents. With more than 17,000 employees (full-time equivalent), we comprise high-performing teams and individual talent who make a meaningful difference to our own business, as well as to the communities in which we operate. The company generated sales of CHF 3 billion with a CORE EBITDA of CHF 987 million in H1 2022. Find out more at


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