Visp Small Molecules Site Controller

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.

In this exciting and dynamic role as the site controller for one of the biggest plants within Visp Small Molecules operations network you will be responsible for enabling plant leadership team to reach short-and long-term targets by providing insightful analysis and recommendations in all financials aspects of the plant such as (but not limited to) Enrollment and Cost, Product Profitability, Key Performance Indicators in Production, Innovation and Cost Savings and Net-Working-Capital.

Key responsibilities:

  • Enabling plant leadership team to reach short-and long-term targets by providing insightful analysis and recommendations in all financials aspects of the plant such as (but not limited to) Enrollment and Cost, Product Profitability, Key Performance Indicators in Production, Innovation and Cost Savings and Net-Working-Capital
  • Managing monthly financial closing, forecast and risks & opportunity process together with Division Controlling and Corporate FP&A
  • Co-leading 5 year strategic planning process for the plant with focus on sales, cost savings/innovation, enrollment and investment planning process
  • Leading annual budgeting process with plant leadership with the objective of meeting corporate targets and deadlines
  • Return-on-Investment Analysis for various CAPEX projects
  • Leading process and systems improvement projects (SAP enhancements, new process and tools introductions etc.) together with local and global supply chain group, corporate accounting and global operations
  • Acting single-point-of contact towards Shared Service Center and external auditors in accounting, internal controls and audit questions for the area of responsibility

Key requirements:

  • Ideally, you have a Bachelor's degree in the areas of Finance, Economics, Controlling or Business Administration
  • Previous knowledge of SAP as well as experience in site/production controlling is preferred
  • Good command of English and German (written and oral)
  • Strong communuciation and presentation skills alongside with the ability to work in a multi-functional matrix organisation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

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: R39227