Manager Operating Logistics (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.

We are looking for a Manager Operating Logistics (m/f/d) at the Visp site. In this position you are responsible for the planning and implementation of the logistical processes of four biopharmaceutical production lines in the area of microbial operations including the management of a team of approx. 5-6 employees.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management and coaching of the employees who report to you within the support logistics group

  • Responsibility for the material flow (chemical material / consumables / waste) in the company in compliance with the applicable regulations

  • Support of the production team in all questions of logistics (raw material procurement, incoming goods, warehouse organization, packaging, shipping, etc.)

  • Responsibility for the cold chain of the products and all storage areas inside and outside the company including day storage, refrigerated containers, tank farms and storage areas

  • Opening, closing and control of process orders (PRAUFs), CO, Q orders and monthly closing for ongoing projects

Key requirements:

  • Knowledge of logistics or appropriate training is an advantage

  • Experience in chemical or biotechnological production under GMP

  • Understanding of business and financial processes

  • Leadership skills, strong team orientation and communication skills

  • Structured, focused and well organized work ethic

  • Solution-oriented, open to new ideas and suggestions

  • In-depth knowledge of Lonza's internal systems (SAP / Trackwise / DMS / LIMS / MES)

  • Fluent in German and English (written and spoken)

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: R34293