Head of Buffer Media Supply (f/m/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 is growing and for Ibex™ Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept in Visp, Switzerland, we are currently looking for a Head  of Buffer Media Supply, who leads and develops a group dedicated to the production of buffers and media according to well-defined quality standards for internal and external customers. You will balance resources against demand, and adapt the group accordingly. In that context, you will be also responsible for the costs and all related activities including the appropriate use of computerized systems for the planning and supply of materials, quality management, global costing and manufacturing execution.

Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the Buffer Media Supply group as part of the leadership team

  • Timely and cost efficient production of buffer and media according to GMP regulations including documentation

  • Align activities to key interfaces and stakeholders (Manufacturing, supply chain, QA, QC)

  • Continuous improvement of production processes in terms of workflow, quality and efficiency

  • Implement innovation in processes and equipment

  • Support customer audits and agency inspections

  • Support installation, qualification and maintenance activities

  • Contribute to quality assurance activities (DEVI, CAPA, FI, Changes, RA, training)

Key requirements:

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Biotechnology or other relevant areas (with equivalent experience)

  • Significant  leadership experience in Biopharma manufacturing

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels

  • Very good understanding of business and financial processes

  • Fluent in English and German

  • Green Belt certification preferred

  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills and a structured and proactive working attitude

  • Open-minded for new ideas with a highly collaborative and strong team oriented attitude

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: R32021
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