Senior Process Improvement Manager - MSAT (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 (Microbial Operations) organization, we are currently looking for a Senior Process Innovation Manager. In this role, you will be leading cross-functional teams for the timely implementation of process improvements or innovation at manufacturing scale; this includes the whole lifecycle of assigned projects from planning over coordination, implementation, control and project completion aligned with project management goals.

 Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the resolution of process issues that may arise during manufacturing, considering all regulatory requirement

  • Working in the MSAT team combining process know-how with operational excellence methodology

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of standardized Microbial Operations procedures and processes

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of process performance

  • Supervising tasks in the area of local and global MSAT initiatives or leading major task forces or troubleshooting teams

  • Evaluating and driving innovative trends within the respective area of expertise

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master's degree in Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or related disciplines, PhD preferred

  • Significant experience in the area of biopharma manufacturing and/or process development preferable in the area of Biologics Manufacturing

  • Lean Six Black Belt certification, Green Belt might be also possible

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude

  • Fluency in English, German would be beneficial

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: R35488