OT Engineer Manufacturing Systems

Switzerland, Stein

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch we have exciting opportunities. Become part of a group responsible for the technical availability and optimization of all buildings, production plants and infrastructure in Stein and join us by applying for the position as IT Administrator Manufacturing Systems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide project support building interfaces between production and IT systems

  • Act as application Manager / Administrator position for the MES-System (MODA)

  • Contact person for the IT department as well as in charge of history and records in all computerized systems for production

  • Supervision and technical responsibility of assigned computerized systems including support and troubleshooting

  • Manage and execute changes in configuration of DCS and Historian systems (e.g.: DeltaV, OSI-PI)

  • Administration of IT/OT automation systems, SQL servers / databases and historical archiving systems as well as virtualized environments (e.g.: MS Hyper-V, Nutanix)

  • Secure operation (e.g. security patching) and maintenance of the automations IT/OT network / systems

  • Oversee external service providers and maintain up-to-date automation documents

  • Maintain and record data of functional locations, spare parts, instruction manuals, SOPs, technical documentation, etc.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master in Engineering preferably in Electrical Engineering, Automation or equivalent

  • Substantial work experience in automation and matrix organizations preferably pharmaceutical, food or chemical production

  • Excellent communication, social and team leading skills

  • Highly independent, motivated, organized and flexible working 

  • Innovative and solution-oriented thinker

  • Comprehension for business and finance processes preferred

  • Fluent in English

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: R33279