QA Manager (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.

Ibex® Solutions ( is a modular build complex to develop and manufacture biological products. It enables companies to get access to a complete solution, gaining speed and achieving a simplified value chain.

The Ibex® Complex is our contribution to the medicine of tomorrow and possibly the next step in your career? Start your career with Lonza today.

We are looking for a QA Manager to extend our team in Visp The QA Manager reports to the QA Documentation & Disposition Purchased External DS Team Leader, also working in close collaboration with Operations functions (e.g. logistics, utilities, production) to ensure adequate readiness, compliance and maintenance of the related processes and procedures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain Track & Trend program for the assigned BU

  • Collects and evaluates data from different stakeholders (e.g. Operations) to be reported as part of the QMS processes (e.g. Track & Trend, Quality Council)

  • Writes and revises SOPs in her/his area of expertise

  • Works in close collaboration with Operations (in particular logistics & utilities) to guarantee a proper maintenance, development, compliance and readiness of the related processes and procedures.

  • Act as DRB Chair for the assigned BU

  • Approval and Review of the related DRs, CRs and CAPAs

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master degree or PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Life Science or related field.

  • at least 3-4 years of experience in QA role in the GMP regulated pharmaceutical / API industry in a similar role with a strong background in cGMP regulations

  • Experienced in the interaction with health authorities (e.g. Swissmedic, FDA etc.)

  • Ability to oversee project execution to identify non-compliance from quality standards

  • Solution-oriented and strongly team-minded; structured, smart thinking and well-organized working attitude; open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; agile, highly motivated and dynamic drive

  • Languages: German and English both professional level

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: R35650