Bioprocess Engineer in Cell Banking (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

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.

For Ibex™ Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept in Visp, Switzerland, we have multiple openings. You are passionate about Biotechnology and you want to make a difference in your career? Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our Mammalian cell banking team by applying for the position as Bioprocess Engineer in Cell Banking.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage operational activities for assigned manufacturing projects in cell banking area
  • Act as subject matter expert in manufacturing working in an interdisciplinary team of biotechnologists, scientists, lab technicians and specialists
  • In cell banking you will be in the lead for preparation of master and working cell banks
  • This responsibility includes all process steps of mammalian cell banking from cell culture to filling including viability studies for clinical and commercial manufacturing projects as well as end of and post production cell banks
  • Additional tasks include evaluating test results, reviewing production documentation, working on deviations, change requests and the implementation of CAPAs (Corrective And Preventive Actions) to ensure high-quality GMP standards

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or similar field
  • Relevant practical working experience with cell cultures (mammalian cell banking)
  • Good biotechnology expertise in the area of cell banking
  • Very good GMP understanding
  • Excellent communication skills in English and/or German

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.

Reference: R24078