Automation Lead DPS Growth Project

Switzerland, Stein

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.

Located in Stein, Switzerland our successful CDMO Business Unit Drug Product Services (DPS) currently offers exciting opportunities. Become part of a group that enables its customers to meet some of the greatest challenges in patient treatment and join us by applying for the position as Automation Lead DPS Growth Project supporting a new sterile Drug product facility.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop automation solutions for new equipment in close collaboration with Plant Engineer Electrical and MES Lead

  • Oversee integrations between automation systems, support all qualifications/validations, and establish GMP documentation for use, maintenance and change of systems

  • Manage project activities to meet scope, schedule, budget, safety, and quality requirements

  • Ensure consistency of documentation, use and maintenance of the site automation systems for Operations, Quality Assurance and Maintenance teams

  • Ensure compliance of plants and buildings by implementing and adhering to quality standards and maintains the status of qualification by means of Change Control and other measures

  • Provide technical availability of assigned plants, infrastructures, and buildings cost-efficiently

  • Act as administrator for IT/OT automation, historical archiving systems and secure operation as well as maintenance of the automations IT/OT network

  • Assure and comply with data integrity requirements for computerized systems as well as maintain history and records in electronical systems

Key requirements:

  • Academic degree (MSc / BSc) in Electrical Engineering or Automation

  • Profound knowledge of systems (e.g. SAP, BMS, PCS (e.g. DeltaV), PLC (e.g. Siemens SCADA), OSI PI Historian) and GMP

  • Extensive experience in engineering / maintenance preferably in the aseptic manufacturing area

  • Ability to effectively communicate, collaborate, and foster positive interactions with team members, project organization and stakeholders

  • 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: R46835