Director, Process Design Architect (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Basel
Switzerland, Visp

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.

We are looking for a Director, Process Design Architect (m/f/d) in Basel with around 30% of travelling.

This role provides expert level technical, design guidance for the early project phases and leads the facility and process design architecture discipline for SGIE Growth projects during initiation phase.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and expertise in process architecture area for the project initiation and subsequent development of design.

  • Address and manage the facility design for process-/personnel-/waste flows, equipment integration, operating heights, clearance, maintenance access and logistics.

  • Ensure that all appropriate standards and regulations are incorporated both from internal and external with special focus on EHS and Sustainability.

  • Develop and generate blocking-/stacking diagrams, adjacency bubble diagrams, building & facility layouts, design and construction models and documentation utilizing e.g. Revit or other state of the art BIM software.

  • Link the various stakeholders, engineering departments and players involved in a project - analyze and synthesize the requirements from various stakeholders involved during project initiation and is excellent in transforming these into graphical and visual communication

  • Act as servant leader, integrator and collaborator - willing to lend a hand/support everyone in her/his sphere of influence

  • Act as an advisor on hazard and operability concerns, "what-if" situations, Lean design issues, and GMP reviews

  • Work within a technical engineering context and integrate process engineering, MEP engineering, specialized construction requirements, building code compliance, and overall building design.

Key requirements:

  • BSc./BEng. (Process-)Engineering or Architecture or equivalent

  • English business fluent

  • A minimum of 10 yrs. in Design/Construction of biopharma-,pharma- chemical facilities and laboratories

  • In depth expertise in design guidance for the early project phases

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: R56128
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