QC Planner/Scheduler (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Basel

Randstad Inhouse Services is looking for a QC Planner/ Scheduler (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a temporary position for 6 months, with an opportunity for a permanent hire afterwards.

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there’s no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of.

In this role, you will provide planning support to all projects in the Drug Product Services Analytics Department.

Key responsibilities

  • Actively maintain the schedule of workpackages (release, stability testing and method validations) in the DPS Phys-Chem QC Group's  panning system. Schedule individual studies and provide support for re-scheduling and prioritization activities considering Departmental interfaces. Actively identify opportunities for improvement and make proposals for optimization of the current schedule. 

  • Provide suggestions for enhancements of the  current planning system and make continuous improvements in functionality (in collaboration with representatives of partner Departments). Participate actively in the conceptual design and implementation of a new planning system. 

  • Follow strictly all safety and health protection instructions and applicable cGMP regulations

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key requirements

  • A degree in e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a training on the job as analytical lab technician is desirable. Other educational backgrounds will be considered. 

  • At least 2 years of experience as a research/ technical assistant in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry, preferably in analytics is desirable.

  • Basic understanding of analytical testing requirements in pharmaceutical development

  • Advanced MS Excel skills; Other software skills are an advantage (e.g. database, SQL) 

  • Good reporting and documentation skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Detail oriented

  • Enthusiastic and open-minded, with proactive attitude

  • Willingness to learn and carry out new and complex tasks

  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For Lonza, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How they achieve their business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, they respect and protect their people and their environment. Any success Lonza achieves 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, Lonza offers the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R35779