Quality Manager Customer Projects (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Basel

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 position as Quality Assurance Manager Customer Projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as Quality Assurance representative and decision maker for customer projects in the environment of aseptic Drug Product manufacturing and QC testing

  • Ensure development of and adherence to standards in accordance with to GMP regulations  for Drug Product testing, manufacturing as well as related projects

  • Supervise and execute GMP compliance activities in case of changes or updates of regulatory requirements, specific customer requests or unforeseen events

  • Counsel and support groups within DPS such as Analytics, Manufacturing, Formulation Development, Process Development, Proposal Management, Business Development in projects and GMP aspects

Key requirements:

  • Academic degree (Master or higher) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field

  • Significant work experience in Quality Assurance in pharmaceutical industries and cGMP controlled environment in Production (aseptic manufacturing) and large molecule QC

  • Expertise in EU and US GMP regulations relevant for audit/inspections, qualification/validation, compliance systems

  • Profound knowledge in development, testing and manufacturing of chemical and biological drug products

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and German

  • Strong communication, project management and decision making skills

  • Ability to provide solutions for complex challenges

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: R56157