Manager Quality 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 Campus in the middle of the Swiss Alps, we are looking for the Manager (f/m/d) of our Quality  Environmental Monitoring Team. Our group of QA Environmental Monitoring Experts is ensuring the cleanroom status for the GMP-compliant manufacturing of pharmaceuticals (DS/DP) for the entire site, making  a central contribution to the compliance of facilities and utilities, interacting closely with QC, MCC and other stakeholders, as well as with global quality functions.

The position is based in Visp Switzerland, the site is easily commutable from the Bernese Oberland (40 minutes by train from Thun). Visp, also known as the sun center of Switzerland, is located to Zermatt, Saas Fee, Verbier and Crans-Montana – a beautiful area to go skiing in the winter or enjoying great views during hiking and biking tours in the summer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop the QA Environmental Monitoring experts team

  • Ensure compliance of quality relevant cGMP deliverables (risk analyses, reports, SOPs, etc.) 

  • Perform assessment of deviations and CAPAs, data analysis & trending

  • Oversight Environmental Monitoring validation activities for strategic growth projects (CAPEX)

  • Support innovation initiatives and lean management

  • Participate as SME 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

  • Experience in the effective use of hard and soft skills in all aspects of management

  • English language, German knowledge is an advantage

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