Quality Operational Excellence Leader

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.

At our site in Visp we are currently looking for a Quality Operational Excellence Leader who will become part of our Quality team. The Quality Quality Operational Excellence Leader will drive operational excellence at its best and contribute as a strong leader and a strong voice within the company & represent Lonza accurately in front of our customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish  a  Quality  CoE  and  PMO  structure  which  takes  a  leading  role  in global improvement projects to standardize, simplify and digitalize of quality processes

  • Actively  lead  changes  to  the  organization  for  both  people  and  technical aspects in close collaboration with Sites QA and QC leaders

  • Increase    efficiency    and    digitalization    of    QA    processes    in    close collaboration Head digital transformation, global QMS and global IT

  • Track  Quality  performance  of Visp Site  (Batch  Success  Rate,  Deviations, OTIF, Release times, ...) and trigger necessary actions to achieve targets

  • Direct and motivate multi-disciplinary project teams and hold team members accountable to deliver results within an agreed project governance structure to achieve the project goals

Key requirements:

  • BSc/MSc in a scientific area

  • English fluently & German on a good level

  • Preferred GMP experience but not a must

  • Green belt must & Black belt preferred

  • PMP

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: R32177
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