Quality Systems Group Leader

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 BioAtrium, the new joint venture of Lonza AG and Sanofi whose new production building is located in the Ibex® Solutions Biopark at Lonza in Visp,  we are looking for a Head Quality Management System.

The Head Quality Management System leads a small team of Quality Systems Managers responsible for the maintenance and further improvement of the Quality Systems, their training and the site inspection readiness. He/she reports directly to the Quality Site Head and deputize him in all matters concerning the Quality Management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leads the Quality Management Systems team

  • Ensures the site inspection readiness, organizes and accompanies customer audits and health authority inspections

  • Ensures the compliance of the Quality Management Systems with national and international cGMP requirements

  • Ensures the creation of regular reporting to assess the effectiveness of the Quality Systems based on the evaluation of specific KPIs

  • Is a member of the Quality Leadership Team and deputy of the Quality Site Head in matters related to Quality Systems and GMP Compliance

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master Degree or PhD in Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry or other natural sciences

  • Vast experience in GMP regulated pharma or biotech environment

  • Strong experience with inspection management and contact with health authorities required

  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude; open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; agile, highly motivated and dynamic drive

  • German and English, both fluently

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: R27536
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