CAPEX Project Lead (Large Scale Utilities & Infrastructure
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.
Lonza in Visp is looking for a CAPEX Project Lead. This position is responsible for the design, execution and hand-over of CAPEX large investment projects in Visp for Utilities & Infrastructure areas within safety, cost, schedule, quality and functionality. This includes the capability to manage and to provide the leadership to a multinational project team as well the capability to interact with the senior management. This role is at a Associate Director level and has operative leadership of large CAPEX projects in large scale in the range of 50 – 150 M CHF.
To execute the CAPEX project according to budget, scope, risk and on-time deliverables
To establish the project CAPEX charter including scope of work, goals and deliverables together with the relevant site level senior management and stakeholders
To ensure the compliance with all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations.
To define and implement overall project resources (internal and external) and to provide daily leadership
To ensure the implementation of the state-of-the-art technical solutions and to ensure compliance with internal and external quality, safety and ecology standards and with industry cGMP requirements
To ensure the sharing and leveraging of best practices and expertise within Lonza’s engineering community. To build, develop and empower a small dedicate team of FTE’s / Contingent Workers & Partner Teams.
To ensure the successful hand-over the project to the user-team including the right level of training and correct documentation
Degree in engineering (Dipl. Ing. / M. Sc. / B. Sc.) or equivalent
Extensive experience in investment projects (CAPEX) in international environment
Successful project management and leadership experience on major investment projects in international environment, with an emphasis on utilities (Plant & Clean), Infrastructure and Supporting Building Systems
Excellent project management skills including contract management •Broad project controlling and project appraisal knowledge
Knowledge in plant and / or pharmaceutical engineering
Extended HSE and GxP/QA knowledge
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
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.