Associate Director, Capex Lead, Biologics DP
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 CAPEX Lead is responsible for the design, execution and hand-over of CAPEX investment projects in Basel and Stein in relation to Drug Product 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 Senior Manager level and has operative leadership of CAPEX projects in SI the range of 30 – 100 M CHf total.
Specific Capex Pre-Project Management for engineering, process and overall technical responsibility for an early phase capital projects, up to ca. 5 Mio. CHF total investment cost
Manage incoming business ideas/request, feasibility and concept studies at a first stage; manage phases of projects and coordination of project teams for basic design in second stage
Responsibility to reach targets in terms of Project cost, schedule and functionality cost and change management
Provide leadership as part of Global engineering core team with Lonza senior managers, Global Core Team & Customers
Oversee several Lonza and 3rd party contractor discipline leads, e.g. Project Managers of EPCMV companies will directly report to this position when Lonza works with an EPCMV contractor
Master degree (Field of study Engineering “Chemical or Mechanical”)
Excellent written and oral communication skills (English & German)
Extensive experience in:
Biotechnology- / Pharma-Process
Execution of projects
Process Modelling systems (Superpro)
Time in motion modelling of biopharmaceutical plants
Working knowledge of FDA automation Regulations including cGMP
Excellent problem solving and Project Management skills
Skilled expert of MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Office
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.