Manufacturing Science and Technology Expert – Drug Product (m/f/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, Switzerland is growing and for our Biologics organization, we are currently looking for experienced Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) Experts in Ibex® Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept, to join our Drug Product team in late 2021/ early 2022. The site is easily commutable from the Bernese Oberland (40 minutes by train from Thun). Visp, also known as the sun center of Switzerland, is located in the Swiss Alps close to Zermatt, Saas Fee, Verbier and Crans-Montana – a beautiful area to go skiing in the winter or enjoying great views during hiking and biking tours in the summer. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in Capital investment projects for building and commissioning of  the manufacturing unit new equipment

  • Lead technology transfers in drug product operations and support product lifecycle

  • Apply formal processes and tools to manage the transfer of information, process related risks and change control to securing success during the technology transfer

  • Prepare and perform Qualification and Validation ‎activities

  • Act a link between Drug Product Services and Drug Product manufacturing

  • Implement process monitoring and process control strategy

  • Act as a mentor for scientific and production staff in different fields of expertise

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD (preferred) in Pharmaceutical Technology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Process Engineering or equivalent scientific degree

  • Knowledge of technical challenges and requirements for drug product technology transfers

  • Proven process understanding of aseptic drug product manufacturing (Pharma, Regulatory aspects)

  • Very good communication skills and interaction with project organization and customers

  • Fluency in English, German is advantageous

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: R33614
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