QA Team Lead Environmental Monitoring (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.

For our location in Visp we are looking for a team lead (f/m/d) for the QA Environmental Monitoring Team. The QA Environmental Monitoring Team ensures the clean room status for the GMP-compliant production of active pharmaceutical ingredients for the entire site. Due to numerous growth projects, the QA monitoring team needs long-term support to check the monitoring systems, to continuously improve them and to adapt the requirements of the new systems. The monitoring team thus makes a central contribution to the safe production of active ingredients and interacts closely with QC, production facilities and other stakeholders as well as with the global quality functions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Checking and creating quality-relevant cGMP-compliant documents (risk analyses, reports, SOPs, etc.) as well as assessment of deviations and CAPAs, data analysis & trending of MODA data and support and construction of new production rooms as well as ultra-pure media systems (PQ and routine monitoring) in environmental monitoring

  • Ensuring the qualification of the team members, developing and coaching the team

  • Distribution, prioritizing and coordination of the work within the team

  • Implementation of innovations and lean management in the work area

  • Participation in audits and inspections

Key requirements:

  • Ph.D. or Master of Science in the field of biology, microbiology or in a comparable scientific field

  • Extensive experience in quality assurance and/or quality control in the regulated pharmaceutical industry, ideally in the field of environmental monitoring

  • Experience in managing stakeholders at different management levels and good ability to organize various requirements

  • Several years of professional experience as a manager and experience in the effective use of hard and soft skills in all aspects of management

  • Fluent in German and English language

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: R41575