Senior Bioprocess Engineer - Buffer Preparation (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

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.

The site in Visp, Switzerland is growing and for our Biologics organization, we are seeking experienced Bioprocess Engineers with significant work experience in Buffer preparation and a passion for Biotechnology to join our Lonza talent community. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now for the position as Senior Bioprocess Engineer Buffer preparation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, the execution and documentation of manufacturing campaigns in the area of microbial fermentation

  • Leads multi-disciplinary project teams as Functional Lead for all manufacturing aspects of the assigned products

  • Responsible to establish timely and qualitatively the required  production documentation

  • Perform manufacturing activities according to cGMP guidelines, ensuring batch execution, evaluating test results, resolving issues, troubleshoot manufacturing equipment and make recommendations for resolution

  • Supports Plant Manager and Head Manufacturing Staff in training and planning tasks

  • Executes innovation and improvement projects comprising general manufacturing aspects for the production plant

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor, Master’s Degree or PhD in Biotechnology, Bio-chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related Life Science subject

  • Significant work experience in the biotech/ biopharma industry ideally in the area of buffer preparation

  • Very good GMP understanding

  • Excellent communication skills in English and/or German

  • Strong team orientation

  • Structured, well-organized working attitude and solution-oriented working style

  • Open-minded for new ideas and suggestions

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: R25764
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