QA Manager for QC (m/f/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.

Currently we are looking for a QA Manager for QC (m/f/d) to join multinational QA Operations team at the Visp site. You will work closely with various quality and operational functions to ensure GMP-compliant manufacturing and documentation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Is involved in the definition of specifications, sampling plans for In-process samples and APIs, reviews and approves these documents

  • Review and approval of SOPs, analytical methods, technology transfer analytical documents, sampling protocols, assessments as well method validation plans/reports issued by the QC department

  • Representation of QA in relevant project organizations and contribution as Quality Subject Matter Expert for  technical transfers of analytical methods

  • General oversight of outsourced QC services including deviations, change controls, investigations and CAPAs approval

  • Representation in internal audits as well as supporting and participation in customer audits and health authority inspections

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master degree or PhD in chemistry, biotechnology, life science or related field

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in a QC or QA function

  • Founded analytical expertise and experiences with analytical method validations and strong background in cGMP regulations, incl. USP, European and Japanese Pharmacopoeia

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

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English - German language knowledge is advantageous

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: R38826
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