Plant engineer (m/w/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.

We are looking for a Plant Engineer in Visp.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and rolling out of partial and small projects, e.g. process engineering calculations and optimisations in the plant; feasibility studies for new plants and/or conversion of existing plants incl. cost estimates, deadlines and functionality; risk analyses, operational tests and conversions, deputies and services within the department.

  • Ensuring that maintenance is carried out professionally and economically while at the same time ensuring sufficient plant availability, incl. dealing with the authorities.

  • Working with SAP (placing orders, technical-commercial evaluations, capacity planning to optimise plant and personnel deployment, etc.).

  • Collaboration in monitoring and adhering to the available budget (maintenance, conversions and investments) in the area of responsibility.

  • Updating and checking the plant documentation, e.g. flow charts, zone and installation plans, parts lists, change management in accordance with GMP.

  • Supporting the training of the plant team and workshop personnel with regard to process and plant knowledge as well as safety, hygiene, environment and quality (cGMP).

Key requirements:

  • University degree (mechanical engineering, process engineering), technical college degree (FH)/technical college (HF).

  • Experience in the field of biotech/pharmaceutical production

  • Good knowledge of GMP, COMOS (Plant Engineering Software), SAP.

  • Ability to work independently and flexibly, strong teamwork skills.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Structured, focused and very well organised work behaviour.

  • Solution-oriented and open to new ideas.

  • German (at least A2) and fluent English is a must.

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: R42447
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