Project Engineer (m/f/d) - Planning

Spain, Porrino

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 LBP plant investment program (CAPEX) is highly complex and requires a high level of resources to deliver business growth and maintenance projects. The Project Engineer (m/f/d) Planning is responsible for the Project Planning of the site CAPEX portfolio from initiation to closure ensuring that Time risks are under control or appropriately escalated.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the Planning process for the assigned CAPEX projects led by the Project Managers by preparing preliminary planning and baseline schedules for approval by project teams including internal resources workload

  • Review schedules with project team members on a regular basis to ensure that accurate and timely activity data is incorporated in the schedule and resources are balanced

  • Provide leadership for project planning & scheduling activities and facilitate interactive meetings as required by the project team

  • Assess impacts to the critical path (and near-critical paths) and report to the project team

  • Monitor schedule deviations and variances and assist the Project Manager in the developing of alternative methods for corrective action

  • Prepare project progress reports and other deliverables, procurement and / or resources status reports on a periodic basis.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related.

  • More than 5 years of experience in CAPEX projects plan & execution in Pharma & Biotech or related industry (Life Sciences, Healthcare, Fine Chemicals, Food & Beverage) involved in Planning of a large CAPEX projects portfolio (>10-15 MEUR).

  • Spanish (Native Speaker) and English (Business Fluent, B2 min).

  • Excellent communication, organization, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Experience with Primavera P6, MS Project and MS Excel

  • Understanding of operations within a biopharma facility and up-to-date with current good engineering and manufacturing practices, regulatory trends and advances in technology is a plus

  • Positive, proactive, diligent, engaged and accessible/open to dialogue person.

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: R39416
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