manufacturing specialist (m/f/d) 100% in Visp

Mari Slavova, Randstad Inhouse Services Lonza Visp
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visp, valais
life sciences
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mari slavova, randstad inhouse services lonza visp
+41 61 316 25 42

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We are looking for a Manufacturing Specialist (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a permanent position.

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While Lonza works in science, there's no magic formula to how they do it. Their greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, they let their people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that's the kind of work Lonza wants to be part of.

Due to the growth at Lonza's site in Visp, we are currently looking for several Manufacturing Specialists for the Ibex-facility. In this role, you will be responsible for executing operational activities of assigned manufacturing projects in specific areas (Up-stream or Down-stream processing).

Key responsibilities:

  • Execute manufacturing activities in either the Upstream Processing or Downstream Processing area according to cGMP guidelines, ensuring batch execution, evaluating test results, resolving issues, troubleshoot manufacturing equipment and make recommendations for resolution

  • Support the preparation of SHE (Safety, Health, environment), EM (Environmental Monitoring), operation and cleaning risk assessment for the assigned products and the implementation and control of defined measures

  • Support document preparation (e.g. electronic batch records, SOPs) specific to the assigned production area

  • Review production documentation and work on deviations, change requests and implementation of CAPAs to ensure high-quality GMP standards

  • Engage in Capital investment projects for building and commissioning of new manufacturing units as manufacturing expert. Responsible for delivering all input required for the specific set-up, commissioning and qualification of the manufacturing suites and equipment

  • Responsible for the training of the manufacturing staff on specific equipment or standard operations


  • Bachelor / Master's degree in Biotechnology, Bio-chemical Engineering or related disciplines

  • Sound knowledge of biotechnological processes either in the area of microbial and/or mammalian cultivation or in the area protein purification

  • Basic GMP understanding is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, team player, driven and solution-oriented

  • Fluency in English mandatory and good knowledge of German advantageous