EHS Design Project Manager (m/f/d)

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.

The EHS Design Project Manager (m/f/d)  is  responsible  for  the  implementation  of  the  EHS  Requirement  as  per Lonza Policy and procedures in the design of CAPEX projects. He/She ensures the review of safety impact of the projects from the feasibility study  to  detailed  design  and  implement  Lonza  EHS  procedures  on  the  SGIE project (EHS Design Manual)

Key responsibilities:

  • Contact person between the SGIE project, project members, and Site EHS Visp/EHS project ambassador.

  • Ensures technical support for EHS aspects and ensure all EHS Lonza requirement are integrated in the design of SGIE projects

  • Coordinate, collect and ensure implementation of inputs of Visp EHS Team

  • Support project manager during the design phasis on EHS Specific topics (Hazop, Process safety, safety legal compliance, planning approval )

  • Supports/supervises project team members on EHS issues with his/her expertise.

  • Provide guidance and act as partner for SGIE and EPCM partners for all associates and stakeholders regarding occupational safety topics.

  • Implement the strategies for SGIE to meet company safety goals.

  • Ensure compliance with occupational safety regulations, national, international and Lonza standards for SGIE construction sites.

  • Provide functional leadership to all SGIE Project Managers and their EHS teams

Key requirements:

  • Safety engineer or similar with Engineering degree in Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry, Process Engineering or equivalent

  • Safety engineer according to SUVA regulation

  • 10yrs+ experience in Pharmaceutical Engineering Construction industry, ideally Bio- or pharmaceutical Industry

  • Experience in leading teams and in design safety

  • Proven process understanding of design safety and legal safety demands  in the pharmaceutical environment or similar.

  • Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong presentation skills for developing and delivering training to elevate knowledge, skills and behaviors at multiple levels of the organization.

  • Dealing with high level of ambiguity using coaching skills

  • Business fluent in English – other languages beneficial

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: R56897