Teamlead MSAT TrackWise

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 have recently been confirmed as the global manufacturing partner for Moderna’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, providing a tenfold manufacturing capacity increase. As other businesses face increasing economic uncertainty, we are fortunate to have opportunities for expansion. Through this new collaboration, our work will have a significant, direct and long-term impact on the management of this global pandemic. Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our team by applying for the position as Teamlead MSAT TrackWise (m/f/d) in Visp, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of MSAT TrackWise experts with full responsibility for all aspects of human resource management such as qualification, development, coaching, hiring, pay decisions and discipline issues

  • Responsible for resource and vacation planning of the assigned team members with regard to the fulfillment of all production orders

  • Ensure a good information exchange from the upper management levels to his/her team and the other way around through regularly team meetings and escalation of production issues

  • Implement the LONZA culture via openness for change and new ideas, cooperative teamwork and continuous improvement even outside his/her own area of responsibility

  • Accountable for execution of all TrackWise documents in his/her team with regard to quality and delivery

  • First contact person in case of questions to TrackWise records according to the common escalation guidelines. Supports MSAT, Production Support, QA and production teams with expertise in solution finding and trouble shooting

  • Responsible for all aspect of general MSAT management such as staff behavior, training activities and control of general processes and installations.

  • Represent the MSAT TrackWise group in customer meetings, audits and regulatory inspections.

  • Responsible for creation and supervision of the relevant CAPA documents in discussion with the respective area.

  • Execute innovation and improvement projects comprising general manufacturing aspects for the production plant and GDocP

Key requirements:

  • Master in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Bioengineering or related disciplines

  • Significant experience in Biotechnical manufacturing (e.g. production biotechnologist, bioprocess engineer)

  • Good leadership skills; very good communication skills and interaction with all kinds of interfaces within the organization; strong team orientation

  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude; open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; agile, highly motivated and dynamic drive; solution-oriented

  • Fluent in English and German

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: R36584
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