Bio-Engineering Technology Specialist

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 we are currently looking for a Senior Process Engineer. Focus will be specifically on mammalian cell culture production of biopharmaceuticals, upstream or downstream production.

Key responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge, technical expertise and expertise state of the art design to drive harmonization and best practice across microbial and mRNA capital projects globally

  • Create and maintain design standards for global Bio-Engineering network in microbial USP and DSP area and in mRNA vaccines technology platform

  • Directly participate in feasibility studies early-stages of capital projects from initiation through detailed design;

  • Discover, explore, evaluate and implement new technologies that bring marked benefit to cost and/or time reduction or yield improvement; 

  • Establish and maintain strong cross functional collaboration with other sites and departments such us Manufacturing, MSAT, Automation, R&D, Engineering, Logistics, Quality Assurance, EHS.

Key requirements:

  • Degree related to Process- or Chemical/Biological Engineering or similar (f.e. Chemistry, Biology)

  • Extensive experience with Planning and support process (DSP, USP…etc.) preferably within the pharmaceutical industry

  • Extensive experience with Planning and execution of CAPEX projects

  • Good technical understanding in general with knowledge in the area of engineering, process and /or utilities for pharma and biopharma plants (P&ID, URS, FATs, SATs…)

  • Fluency in German and English is required

  • High energy levels with a passion for what you do

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: R35417
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