Process Expert DPS Growth Project 80-100% (m/f/d)

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. As a Member of the Operations Team in a Capital investment project, the Process Expert (PE) provides front line expertise for operational activities within one or more production steps and equipment, with respect to safety, quality and on-time full delivery. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish, drive and maintain good cleanroom management practices

  • Own and provide expertise to the assigned manufacturing process, operational activities and project ramp-up

  • Execute and support validation and qualification incl. all relevant documentation

  • Create, update and own changes on standard operating procedures and batch records

  • Use scientific and statistical knowledge to analyze data to provide process understanding, and to identify root causes of product and process failures

  • Maintain the assigned processes/equipment at Inspection readiness level and provide the necessary support in any internal or external audit

  • Support the goal of executing each batch safely, in time, in compliance with the quality requirements

Key requirements:

  • BSc. in Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacy, (Micro-)Biology or equivalent scientific degree / equivalent experience (MSc. Preferred)

  • Significant experience of pharmaceutical aseptic production for drug product manufacture / compounding

  • Strong understanding of regulations and good manufacturing practices relevant to aseptic manufacture of sterile drug products

  • Experienced in ramping up new production facility

  • Solid interpersonal and teamwork skills, able to work cross-functionally and collaborate with various levels

  • Flexible, able to respond to daily changing demands

  • Effective communicator, verbal and written

  • Lean Green Belt certification (preferred but not required)

  • Fluency in German and English

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: R52815