Environmental Health & Safety Specialist Drug Product Services Basel

Switzerland, Basel

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 Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Environmental Health & Safety Specialist Drug Product Services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Handle all Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related aspects for Drug Product Services

  • Maintain zero safety incidents and act as single point of contact for authorities, customers and other Lonza sites

  • Responsible for Global EHS, Lonza Emergency Communication (LECOM), change management, safety audits and trainings, insurance and SUVA regulations, as well as employee health checks

  • Take care of customer audits, EHS questionnaires, REACH certifications, supply safety, business continuity management

  • In charge of dangerous goods, risk assessments and emergency planning

  • Coordinate and execute weekly safety inspections, internal audits, and CAPA management

  • Regularly inspect containment strategy and handling of high potent or hazardous substances

  • Supervise Biosafety working with microorganisms and biological materials

  • Create and manage concepts for building and plant safety

  • Organize and maintain personal safety equipment for employees and visitors

  • Act as logistics representative for Drug Product Services

  • Execute supply-chain related SAP transactions, e.g., purchase requisition and good receipt for in-bound shipments, goods issue or out-bound shipments in alignment with Site Support logistics

Key requirements:

  • University education or equivalent and training as safety engineer EKAS (SUVA) or comparable

  • Substantial experience in a EHS related position, preferably in in a pharma or biotech company

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with as well as high expertise of Adobe Acrobat-Pro and SAP

  • Ability to identify creative commercial, workable solutions

  • Strong and effective team player in matrix organizations across sites

  • Proven communication and organizational skills in a scientific and technical environment

  • Experience in working with a multi-national team.

  • Fluency in German and English

Self-driven, strong team player, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, strong communicator, customer focused, can-do-attitude, good IT 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.

Reference: R27197