Process Expert MSAT - Microbial (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

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 site in Visp, Switzerland is growing and for our Biologics organization, we are currently looking for a Process Expert MSAT to join the Microbial Team in Ibex® Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept. As a member of the MSAT (Manufacturing Science & Technology) Team for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Microbial, you are responsible for the successful scale up, supervision and optimization of microbial processes. As a leader in process science and manufacturing aspects, you share the manufacturing responsibility as a long-term process owner. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • You are responsible to lead cross-functional teams tasked with technology transfers (process design and up-scaling) and timely process implementation at manufacturing scale, incl. planning, coordination, implementation, control and project completion of assigned projects

  • You act as the interface between the process donor (customer, process development) and operations

  • Ensure process scalability and manufacturability mainly for chromatography, ultrafiltration and end fill steps

  • You secure technology transfer success by applying formal processes and tools to manage the transfer of information, process related risks and change control

  • You directly communicate with customers during campaign preparation, execution and closure including daily reporting of batch status and performance

  • You are responsible for the resolution of process issues that may arise during manufacturing, considering all regulatory requirements

Key requirements:

  • Ph.D. or Master degree in Life Sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Chemistry)

  • Significant experience in Process Expert positions in biomanufacturing, preferably in Microbial

  • Fluency in English, German would be an advantage

  • High attention to detail and very good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work across a complex matrix environment

  • Very good organization and communication 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: R30602