Technical & GMP Training Business Partner

United States, Houston (Texas)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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.

The Technical & GMP Training Business Partner role exists to provide technical and GMP training proficiency. This position is a vital business partner who is passionate about training & committed to excellence while ensuring Lonza Houston employees are properly trained prior to performance. 

Training partner will apply adult learning and instructional design in the development and delivery of training modules in specialized technical and GMP topics.  The role is the Asset and/or Functional Group POC (Point of Contact) for audit response, representing Technical & GMP Training during audits and inspections, or other emergent issues, consulting on curriculum development for new or modified roles, and leading strategic training projects.  The Technical & GMP Business Partner is a role model in the organization, understanding and promoting GMP mindset and behaviors that drive a Quality Culture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conducts needs assessment and performance analysis to determine GMP training needs (e.g. evaluation of Quality events, CAPAs, internal or external audit observations)

  • Executes Root Cause Analysis and corrective actions where a training solution is identified.

  • Builds assessments and evaluations to measure progress and to evaluate effectiveness of the Asset / Functional group GMP training programs

  • Establishes and maintains metrics to measure the effectiveness of training and report to management

  • In collaboration with Asset and/or Functional Leadership Team and SMEs,  coordinates and conducts dynamic and interactive GMP classroom training sessions on topics including, but not limited to: introductory level GMP training for new Material employees, On- Boarding topics, department specific GMP topics and current regulatory changes

  • In collaboration with SME(s) and Houston’s Technical & GMP Training Instructional Designer, develops training materials for use in training courses, with high attention to quality, role-specificity, and engaging learning experience (e.g. videos, computer based training,  wiki, websites, LQMs, trainee and trainer manuals, job aids, etc.), including the necessary storyboards, outlines, and project plans

Key requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Bachelor of Arts or Science

  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects or assignments at one time, including the ability to follow assignments through to completion and meet deadlines.

  • Good communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI’s) and identify issues through root cause analysis

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.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R30376