Head Quality Control 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.

For Drug Product Services (DPS), our successful Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) branch, located in Basel, Switzerland and Stein, Switzerland, we have 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 temporary position as Head of Quality Control DPS.

Key responsibilities

  • Establish analytical infrastructure and services under GMP  for e.g. biologics, small molecules and peptide parenterals

  • Lead and manage a team of scientists within QC

  • Liaise with partner units within the Lonza network to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

  • Ensure compliant and effective use of resources like time, personnel, equipment, material, rooms under GMP

  • Supervise the installation, qualification and maintenance of instruments for QC Dolphin in close alignment with current best practices and regulations

  • Investigation of deviations and OOX results. Management of changes and CAPAs

  • Transfer and implement analytical methods and technologies for QC

Key requirements

  • MS/PhD in Analytics, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field

  • Good Experience in respective quality control  areas preferably as lead / manager under GMP regulations

  • Excellent working knowledge in all relevant analytical techniques and GMP

  • Ensure health protection following lab and safety instructions

  • Good experience in the area engineering / maintenance preferable in the aseptic manufacturing area. Working in CAPEX projects

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

  • Must be capable of motivating others, creating a positive work climate

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and direct tasks in a fast-paced environment is critical.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. open-minded for new ideas and suggestions; agile, highly motivated and dynamic drive; solution-oriented

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: R47685