Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world.
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 our site in we are looking for a Chemist for our Launchplant. You will manage operational activities of assigned manufacturing projects with overall responsibility for manufacturing execution with regard to safety, quality and on-time in-full delivery.
You will lead an interdisciplinary team of production leaders, supervisors and specialists. Be accountable for the performance and results of the assigned projects including cost control.
Hold responsibility for preparation and execution of risk analysis for assigned products and the implementation and control of defined measures in an independent manner
Be responsible for the documentation of processes and process Know-How with corresponding reports according to the asset- or product specific requirements
Responsible for cost calculation to plan the production. Overview of costs during production are taken into account for the subsequent performance assessment
Ensure that state-of-the-art regulatory requirements are implemented in corresponding assets and products
Be responsible for continuous improvement in related products, assets and procedures taking the established operational excellence methods into account
Driving continuous improvement in production area for quality, cost, efficiency and safety. This includes technical guidance to teams in investment projects and process adaptations
Ensure training of operators for the manufacturing of assigned products
Support Plant Manager (Produktionsleiter, Anlageteamleiter) and Head Manufacturing Staff in training and planning tasks
Represent LONZA Manufacturing unit during customer audits and visits
Execute innovation and improvement projects comprising general manufacturing aspects of the production plant
Ensure a high level of technical and process standardization within the production plant
Act as manufacturing project leader or team member in CAPEX projects
Bachelor / Master’s degree, preferably in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or related discipline
Good experience in chemical or biotechnical manufacturing (e.g. as production chemist / biologist, MSAT expert, engineering)
Broad chemical or biotechnology expertise and / or knowledge in chemical / biotechnical engineering
Deep GMP knowledge
Fluency in English and German
Understanding of business and financial processes
Very good communication skills and interaction with all kinds of interfaces within the organization
Strong team orientation
Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude
Solution-oriented, open-minded for new ideas and suggestions
High motivation and dynamic drive
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.