Project Engineer

Switzerland, Stein

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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Stein, Switzerland we have an exciting opportunity. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and be responsible to provide quality oversight to commercial testing activities by applying for the position as Project Engineer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project planning activities such as supplier evaluations, monitoring and controlling of CAPEX in SAP

  • Creation of CAR documents and controlling of CARs

  • Challenging offers, timelines and resources in collaboration with procurement as well as support in technical discussions

  • In charge of project controlling and monitoring of document preparation / review for senior management and finance

  • Preparation of annual forecast related to CAPEX and supervision of timelines and budget compliance

  • Accountable for controlling and monitoring of agreed project plan status and progress

  • Lead multi-disciplinary project team aligning and planning activities and resources

  • Organization of different disciplines and suppliers as well as risk assessments and management

  • Representation and delegation of Head of Site Engineering

  • Interface position to the SGIE organization

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master (Technician School, University for Applied Science, Technical University) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field

  • Significant working experience in Quality Assurance or compliance in the  pharmaceutical industry

  • Good working knowledge in EU and US GMP regulations relevant for audit/inspections, qualification/validation, compliance systems

  • Comprehension for business and finance processes

  • Excellent communication, social and team leading skills preferably in a matrix organization

  • Ability to work flexible both independently and in a team environment

  • Highly independent, organized with fast comprehension and understanding of complex matters

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken German and English

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: R36599