Process Expert Drug Product

Switzerland, Stein

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 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 Process Expert Drug Product.

Key responsibilities:

  • Own and provide expertise to the assigned manufacturing process

  • Support the execution batches safely, in time and compliance with the quality requirements

  • Execute and support technical transfer and (re-)validation projects incl. all relevant documentation

  • Implement and support scale-up activities of existing processes

  • Initiate and execute process improvement projects

  • Drive and support implementation of new technologies/equipment

  • Lead process related trouble shootings/investigations and deviation investigations

  • Use scientific and statistical knowledge to analyze data to provide process understanding and identify root causes of product and process failures

  • Maintain the assigned processes/equipment at Inspection readiness level and provide the necessary support in any internal or external audit

  • Perform review of batch records

Key requirements:

  • BSc. or MSc in Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalent     scientific degree / equivalent experience

  • Good work experience in process support role on the shop floor of GMP manufacturing and/or QA/QC

  • Profound understanding of regulatory and cGMP requirements

  • Proven process understanding in Sterile Manufacturing (Pharma, regulatory aspects)

  • Familiarity with GMP requirements, quality procedures and SOP execution

  • Good communication skills and interaction with a variety of interfaces within the organization and on the shopfloor

  • Proven IT knowledge, knowledge in SAP or MES is an asset

  • Lean Green Belt certification preferred

  • Fluent in German and English

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: R27688