Associate Director - Quality Project Lead SGIE (f/m/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.

We are looking for a strong technical and business leader to support our growing CAPEX portfolio. As part of the Quality Strategic Growth Investment & Engineering lead team, the role has a high impact to play in the success of our CAPEX portfolio delivery.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate and / or drive the elaboration and implementation of global technical standards and validation standards

  • Provide quality input to the project teams in the area of facility design, qualification & validation (equipment, room, process)

  • Identify opportunities for optimization of processes and systems in order to improve quality and efficiency within area of responsibility

  • Escalate issues in an open and timely manner and take leadership for their resolution

  • Ensure that decisions are fully supported by global and local quality and regulatory units

Key requirements:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in the fields of Life Sciences, Quality Management, Engineering or related science discipline or equivalent experience

  • At least 10 years of experience in a regulated pharmaceutical industry including engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, quality control, R&D and/or drug regulatory affairs

  • Leadership and people management experience

  • Ability to solve problems, understanding details and strategic picture, providing practical solutions

  • Ability to drive results and lead by influence within matrix organizational environment in an agile way

  • English language on a proficient level, additional German language would be an advantage 

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: R38964
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