Project Planning Specislist (m/f/d)
Spain, Porrino

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.

Lonza is hiring a project planning specialist. The project planning specialist will work closely with the project team (CapEx), to be responsible for the creation and maintenance of the schedule of the different engineering projects, including all the information necessary for their correct monitoring: activities, execution dates, resource allocation, schedule monitoring, risk analysis, identification and mitigation of the critical path to deliver projects on time according to project objectives in cost, time and quality.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain, with the input of the different project members, the short term detailed planning of the Engineering projects.

  • Generation of workload reports, allocation of resources, assignment of tasks to each specialty, for the different Engineering projects.

  • Coordination with the different Change Managers of the I&I area in order to align the approval dates of the different Change Requests with the start of the projects.

  • Lead the communications and coordination with the SC area, as well as with the owners of the plant systems, in order to integrate the different activities derived from the different Engineering projects in the production plan.

  • Generate the necessary supporting documentation for the correct coordination of the different engineering projects in their Implementation phase: detailed planning, action list, progress reports.

  • Execution of periodic reports, metrics, and KPIs, of the development of the Technical Office activities.

  • Actively participate in the implementation of CAPAs assigned to the I&I area, through the generation of activity reports, technical reports, etc. related to the activity reports, technical reports, etc, related to the maintenance and Technical Office departments.

  • Lead the Documentation Control activities related to the execution of engineering projects, ensuring the correct update of the master documentation of the installations.

Key requirements:

  • MSc in Industrial Engineering or BSc in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Spanish native speaker and English business fluent (min B2)

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical sanitary design and regulations such as FDA cGMP, ASME-BPE and ISPE guidelines is a must.

  • Experience with Ability to interface with and Project Scheduling Software (Microsoft PS, Primavera) AutoCAD, MS Project and MS Excel.

  • Ability to analyze large and complex data sets.

  • Effective influencing and persuading abilities.

  • Understands business impact of decisions.

  • Positive, proactive, diligent, engaged and accessible/open to dialogue person

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: R60493