Project Manager

United States, Walkersville (Maryland)

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.

This position is based in our Walkersville, MD facility and is responsible for the execution of assigned capital and non-capital projects. This includes design review, scope, budget, and timeline development. Accountable for safety, procurement, project staffing, as well as, commissioning, start-up, execution and managing validation interfacing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepares and monitors project budgets timelines to ensure execution occurs according to plan.
  • Develops and supports a project management team
  • Conducts project feasibility and concept studies to ensure proposed projects meet intended goals.  
  • Ensure design installation, operation and operating procedures are in compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Capable of delivering defined project objectives.
  • May supervise design and /or construction phases of projects up to $25MM.
  • Ensure employees are properly trained on new and/or updated changes and equipment design. In addition, ensure all standards (drawings, pipe specs, P&ID’s, etc.) are current and up to date as part of project close out documentation.
  • Develops and supports a project management team
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Project Management experience
  • cGMP manufacturing experience
  • Experience with aseptic filling methods and techniques
  • Written and oral communication and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, team oriented and a strong work ethic.
  • Microsoft Office, organization skills, record keeping and the ability to handle multiple assignments

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.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R40671