Biotechnologist/ Bioprocess Engineer Manufacturing (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.

For our large scale manufacturing site in Visp we are looking for a Bioprocess Engineer Manufacturing in Downstream. In this role, you will manage the operational activities of manufacturing projects with overall responsibility for manufacturing execution with regard to safety, quality and on-time-in full delivery. You will lead an interdisciplinary team of production leaders, supervisors and specialists and you will be accountable for the performance and results of the assigned projects including cost control.

Key responsibilities:

  • Schedule, supervise and document manufacturing activities according to cGMP guidelines

  • Act as manufacturing expert in a multi-disciplinary project team to supervise and deliver projects which range from tech transfer to clinical production stage

  • Drive continuous improvement in the production area for quality, cost, efficiency and safety taking the established operational excellence methods into account

  • Represent Lonza manufacturing unit during customer audits and visits

Key requirements:

  • PhD or Master degree in biotechnology / bioinformatic / chemical engineering or related field

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Working experience in a GMP environment would be an advantage

  • Fluency in English and German

  • Strong communication and collaboration 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: R40714