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Manufacturing-Shipping Technician (Bioscience)

Rockland, ME
Start date
Apr 24, 2024

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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 Rockland is HIRING IMMEDIATELY for a Manufacturing/Shipping Technician to support the manufacturing, packaging, and distribution of cutting edge bioscience products.   It requires knowledge of materials management principles in the areas of shipping, receiving, inventory control, and disposal. Additionally, this position requires compliance with ISO, cGMP, IATA, and DOT regulations and focus on continuous improvement.  You will be benefits eligible on Day 1, including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation and company paid holidays

This is a Monday-Friday role, working  7:30am-4pm or 8am - 4:30pm  ET.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manufacture products within specified parameters by following procedures, keeping accurate records, and documenting changes in accordance with ISO and GMP requirements
  • Accurate and efficient fulfillment of orders through picking, checking, packing, processing, and confirmation
  • Accurate receipt of incoming product
  • Compliance with all safety, quality, and material handling requirements
  • Maintain certification in accordance with IATA and DOT regulations
  • Assemble and kit components to customer demand
  • Ensure proper storage and control of finished goods and raw materials through Kanban system, physical counts, expired materials and disposal reports, and other methods as required
  • Work with Procurement and Warehouse staff to maintain inventory levels of shipping and kitting supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key requirements:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in a light manufacturing and/or  high volume shipping environment a plus
  • Must be able to obtain IATA/DOT certification and maintain periodic re-certification
  • Basic Math and metric skills required
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and able to manage 75 pounds with assistance
  • Positive team oriented attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Basic computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Outlook or equivalent
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and able to tolerate cold temperature work environment for short periods of time.

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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1978 W Winton Ave

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