Manufacturing Project Associate level 1

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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 Manufacturing Project Associate Level 1 is an entry level position for an individual with strong technical manufacturing knowledge, but limited project experience. As a level 1, the individual is focused on small to medium sized suite or process specific projects, from concept to implementation. This includes defining scope, and planning and implementation of projects with a particular focus on creating efficiencies that contribute to quality, cost, on-time delivery and right first time. The Project Associate supports by working cross-functionally and in collaboration with internal support departments, vendors, and Manufacturing suites to implement new systems, technology and/or procedures, update/create associated documentations and provide essential trainings. The individual will be expected to manage a number of projects at various stages of completion; managing priorities and ensuring on time and quality delivery of all assigned projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Readiness Team(s) and Manufacturing Management to identify and prioritize manufacturing improvement projects focused on reliability, efficiency, quality, safety and volume increase.

  • Manage and prioritize multiple medium to large sized projects.

  • Support validation efforts, if required.

  • Support the implementation of EPS initiatives Maintain facility and equipment through routine cleaning and sanitization, support 6S programs  

  • Create new SOP’s, PM’s, Batch Records or other GMP documentation, as needed.Perform other duties as assigned. 

Key requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent minimum;  AS/BS preferred

  • Preferred area of study:  Science related discipline

  • Entry to Intermediate level of experience in a manufacturing setting preferred

  • Proven logic and decision making abilities, critical thinking skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

  • The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities.  Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.

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: R33340