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Lonza Group

Public Biotechnology 10,000 - 25,000 Employees 47 Active Jobs

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Lonza is a global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both chemically and biotechnologically, as well as in microbial control. Our Microbial Control division provides innovative, chemistry-based solutions that destroy and selectively inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms. As a top supplier for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and life sciences industries, Lonza fuels the possibility of scientific discovery and improves the quality of everyday life.

Lonza has built its reputation on extensive high quality products, groundbreaking research, innovative services, and steadfast traditions. Since 1897, we’ve combined Swiss tradition with global experience, adapting our offerings to meet your evolving needs and to keep pace with changing technologies.

Throughout our history, we’ve maintained a strong culture of performance and results. At Lonza, we believe that when you are working to develop treatments, to discover cures, and to enhance lives, you need a partner and supplier you can trust. We are committed to being that partner.


Working Environment
Lonza offers an international working environment with sites on five continents. We have actively chosen to be a global company to serve our customers worldwide. To do this, we must understand the business environment in every country in which we operate. As a result, we have a multi-national, multi-lingual and multi-cultural workforce, trained to operate in a global environment.

Ethics Standards and Employee Equity
Lonza hires people regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability and religion. We act with a social and environmental responsibility, according to the highest professional standards and we obey the law and highest ethical standards.

Lonza is committed to creating a work environment where employees are treated with respect and dignity and where individuals can progress to reach their full potential on merit.

Pay for Performance
Lonza’s attractive benefits program is adapted to the local environment. We have a true interest in attracting and retaining the best employees. Our variable pay provides employees the opportunity to earn above market average compensation. For upper management we offer a long-term incentive plan.

Employee Share Purchase Plan
At Lonza, employees have the opportunity to become co-owners of the company and to take part in the company’s growth with our Employee Share Purchase Plan.

Employees from nearly all five continents may have the opportunity to purchase shares of Lonza at a reduced price.
Employee Survey: Life @ Lonza
Lonza conducts an employee survey every 18-24 months. The goals of the survey are to improve employee’s satisfaction and increase leadership effectiveness. Each survey results in action-items that management commits to implementing.

Regional Benefits
In addition to these general benefits, Lonza offers many regional benefits that differ from site to site.

Career Opportunities

Working at Lonza means interacting with intelligent and empowered people who focus on emerging technologies that are groundbreaking, exciting, and have a positive impact on humankind. If you like a fast-paced environment, a company without burdensome bureaucracy, and the ability to be involved in many aspects of internal and external business, we think you will like working at Lonza.

We know that our people are the cornerstone of our success. Lonza employees come from different countries, backgrounds, and cultures. If you join us, you will be rewarded for a job well done, you will have opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills, and you will be respected and valued.

If Lonza sounds like a place you would like to work, we invite you to: