Senior Process Project Engineer

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 site in Visp, Switzerland is growing and we are currently looking for a Senior Process Project Engineer for the Planning and Execution of capital Projects. This is a Senior level position responsible for process engineering and coordination between all engineering areas of the investment activities in Visp. You will have responsibility for providing input for relevant engineering criteria (e.g., P&ID, quality etc.), coordination of all process relevant activities/EQP. The incumbent will make sure that all process relevant designs / engineering activities will be finished in time and all relevant documentation / archiving / filing activity applied.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for all Process related activities, Engineering and the process discipline of CAPEX projects to ensure that Lonza standards and requirements as well as the site standards are correctly incorporated within the discipline specifications

  • Responsible for quality, schedule, costs of all assigned sub-systems, provide equipment and system mechanical completion walk-downs, safety walk-downs, system energization plans

  • Coordination of all process relevant activities inkl. review and approve process engineering specifications, including process piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), datasheets, and procurement packages for new equipment and systems

  • Perform process engineering design tasks together with the whole team for the project including utilities and infrastructure

  • Understand and implement internal policies, procedures and specifications as required for the execution of process engineering for the project

  • Close collaboration with all project discipline (incl. Contactors), key Project & Site stakeholders,  and project manager

  • Interface with stakeholders to ensure the design, execution and delivery are in accordance with Global Engineering, Quality, Environmental and Safety procedures.

Key requirements:

  • Degree related to Process- or Chemical/Biological Engineering or similar (f.e. Chemistry, Biology)

  • Experience with Planning and support process (DSP, USP…etc.), preferably within the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience with Planning and execution of CAPEX projects of advantage

  • Good technical understanding in general, with knowledge in the area of engineering, process and /or utilities for pharma and biopharma plants (P&ID, URS, FATs, SATs…)

  • Fluency in German and English is required

  • High energy levels with a passion for what you do

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: R32329
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