Internship - Strategic Growth Investment & Engineering (80-100%)

Switzerland, Basel

Internship - Strategic Growth Investment & Engineering (80-100%)

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.

This Intern position combines in-depth training and skills development with exposure to various aspects of Lonza’s Global Strategic Growth Initiatives & Engineering (SGIE) Unit and the SGIE Centers of Excellence (COE). The Intern is responsible to support the execution of COE key initiatives, the implementation of process improvement programs, overall program management (PMO)

During 6 months the Intern will gain a broad perspective within SGIE. The assignment of responsibilities and projects depends on current business needs and on the Trainee’s skills and interests as well as potential thesis topics

Key responsibilities:

  • Support preparation of the SGIE reporting (collection of information, data analysis, graphical visualization, follow-up actions)
  • Support ongoing COE improvement programs (implementation & tracking)
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, simplification and automation. Drive “share & reapply” of best practices.
  • Support organization of internal workshops and communications (agendas, meeting minutes, action lists, etc); support engagement & collaboration initiatives
  • Support the COE Lead Team Members for ad hoc requests
  • Cooperate closely with business partners from other corporate functions or stakeholders in several areas of Project management in a collaborative setting

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or Master in Engineering, Business Management, Project Management or related discipline. Possibility to write Bachelor Or Master thesis on relevant topic to Lonza as part of internship
  • Fluent in English
  • Very good knowledge in IT tools, especially MS Office Excel, Word, PPP (project management tools as MS project/Primavera P6/Planview a plus);
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to solve problems, understanding details and strategic picture, providing practical solutions. Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Good influencing skills. Ability to communicate to varying levels and functions of the organization. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Persistent.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Open to execute administrative tasks

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: R51943