Head Manufacturing Compounding and Support 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 Head Manufacturing Compounding and Support DPS Growth Project supporting a new sterile Drug product facility.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide scientific leadership to ensure manufacturing processes are executed safely, timely, cost effective with required quality

  • Support project team regarding complex topics during design and qualification before operative takeover of new lines and before performance qualification

  • Accountable for preparation of risk analysis (SHE, GMP) and all relevant procedures as well as training of staff

  • Ensure and manage interfaces between Manufacturing, Plant Engineering, Support, QC and QA

  • Manage a team of Process Experts, Operators and Technicians with responsibility for all aspects of budget and human resource management

  • Support Senior Director Operational Lead Dolphin in developing, prioritizing and achieving goals with respect to project and overall DPS (Drug Product Services) goals

  • Represent facility during regulatory inspections and customer audits and participate in customer visits and presentations

  • Maintain a culture of empowerment, innovation, trust, high performance and change readiness

Key requirements:

  • Academic degree (PhD / MSc) in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, or process engineering, or related fields or equivalent with significant work experience in sterile DP manufacturing

  • Substantial experience in aseptic product manufactures (clinical product and/or commercial product) and processing with proven knowledge of cGMP compliance and operational excellence

  • Prowess to effectively communicate, collaborate, and foster positive interactions with team members and stakeholders

  • Very good communication and interaction skills and experiences across interfaces within customers and project organizations

  • Green belt certification preferred

  • 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: R47287
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