Senior-Manager (m/f/d) CQV and Start-up Operations Readiness
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 organization, we are seeking a Senior Manager (m/f/d) CQV and Start-up who can manage our Operational Readiness CQV and Start-up team with a passion for Biotechnology to join our Lonza talent community. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now for the position as senior Manager CQV and Start-up Operation Readiness.
Managing a team of Senior Qualification, Validation and start-up experts and specialists with full responsibility for all aspects of human resource management such as qualification, development, coaching, hiring, pay decisions and discipline issues.
Setting up and managing a local Center of Excellence for Operational Start-up and Operations Qualification (OQ support, PQ lead) of Biologics facilities. This includes Operational start-up planning in early project phases (feasibility and concept, basic design). Securing operations input to CQ (gate keeper)
Providing support to the future operations user during qualification and start-up of the facility and Facilitating and coordinating start-up (tools, procedures, etc) as a “service provider” to the end-user
Definition and standardization of PQ approach (until OOF EngBatch and full GMP readiness).
Supports the implementation LONZA culture via openness for change and new ideas, cooperative teamwork and continuous improvement even outside the own area of responsibility
Recognized expert in the area of Qualification and Validation of biopharma facilities
Depth understanding of bioprocesses, GMP and biopharma production
Strong experience in starting up new biopharma manufacturing facilities
Strong leadership skills
Ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels; strong business understanding Strong team orientation
Structured and proactive working attitude
Open-minded for new ideas
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.