Head Quality Drug Product

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.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Quality Leader to join the Lonza Drug Product Team in Visp. The individual will be  key member of the management team to build a successful customer offering for Drug Product. The ideal candidate has  a proven track record in sterile manufacturing and Quality Management and has experience in building a new asset from qualification to successful commercial manufacturing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leads Quality organization at the Visp Site for Drug Product

  • Develops an agile and customer centric Quality organization and hires and develops the Quality team in line with the business growth projection

  • Implements a fit for purpose and compliant Quality Management System for Drug product

  • Enables a fast and structured ramp up of the Drug product manufacturing capabilities in line with business objectives

  • Develops a proactive Quality culture in close collaboration with all business partners

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Sciences, Engineering or Quality Management or related science discipline

  • Result oriented, collaborative and proactive mindset with experience in a CDMO environment

  • Vast experience in direct job related experience in GMP manufacturing and Quality Management of products regulated by e.g. FDA, EMA, Swissmedic with senior leadership positions

  • Experience in aseptic processing and site wramp-up is a pre-requisite.

  • Strong problem solving skills coupled with balanced judgement and “can-do” mentality

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: R29467
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