Manufacturing Quality Lead (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.

We have recently been confirmed as the global manufacturing partner for Moderna’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, providing a tenfold manufacturing capacity increase. As other businesses face increasing economic uncertainty, we are fortunate to have opportunities for expansion. Through this new collaboration, our work will have a significant, direct and long-term impact on the management of this global pandemic. Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our team by applying for the position as Manufacturing Quality Lead mRNA (m/f/d) in Visp, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create a culture which fosters innovation and continuous improvement within QA and QC

  • Collaborate with shopfloor operations for process improvement, good documentation practice-GDP and right first time-RFT

  • Support deviations and CAPA management program

  • Constantly challenge existing batch review practice and strive to improve where necessary

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

  • Increase efficiency and digitalization of QA processes in close collaboration Head digital transformation, global QMS and global IT e.g. eBR, LIMS, MES

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

Key requirements:

  • BSc./MSc, or PhD in scientific field

  • Vast experience in GMP regulated environment

  • Strong leadership experience within matrix organization

  • English & German professional command

  • PM/PMI & minimum Six Sigma Green Belt

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.

Reference: R34230
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