Health & Safety Specialist Biologics (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.

The site in Visp, Switzerland is growing and for our Biologics organization, we are currently looking for a Safety Officer Biologics Operations, responsible for the successful implementation, supervision and optimization of Environmental, Occupational Health, and Safety (EHS) programs for assigned manufacturing & laboratory facilities as well as training on and execution of the EHS strategy towards state of the art safety culture.

Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for EHS in assigned area and thus the first contact person for all Safety aspects in operations.

  • Handling safety issues and remediation of safety-critical conditions in close cooperation with the respective EHS functions from EHS Visp.

  • Selection, training and supervision of safety coaches.

  • Recording and investigating incidents including associated statistics.

  • Participation in workplace inspections and checks for safety standards

  • Instruction of employees on general safety

  • Facilitation & documentation of risk assessments

Key requirements:

  • Master degree or equivalent industry qualification in Science or Engineering

  • Significant manufacturing experience, ideally in a Biopharmaceutical environment, including cGMP & safety aspects

  • Lean Practitioner and certified Green Belt, ideally Black Belt Certification

  • Strong Project Management skills combined with a structured and solution-oriented work approach

  • Excellent communication skills and interaction with all kinds of internal and external interfaces

  • Fluency in English and German​

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: R44042