Senior-Engineer (m/f/d) Automation MES/DeltaV

Published: 26 April 2022 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Senior-Engineer (m/f/d) Automation MES/DeltaV

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 for our Biologics organization, we are seeking a Senior-Engineer (m/f/d) Automation MES/DeltaV who can plan, execute and guarantee the functionality of the automated production process (e.g. recipe) with significant experience in DeltaV and MES and a passion for Biotechnology to join our Lonza talent community. You support the standardization and optimization of the automated production process and are jointly responsible for training and knowledge transfer within the team. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now for the position as Senior-Engineer (m/f/d) Automation in our Operational Readiness team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Already in the planning and engineering phase, you support and align the product and production-specific requirements in cooperation with the responsible plant team and with the global and local engineering team (EMR).

  • You are responsible to create or supervise the Picassos (e.g. CIP/SIP) and special procedure and define EC Modules according to PID. Ultimately you create recipes in the MES / DeltaV to run our production processes.

  • Monitoring and changing recipes (under change control) during the start-up, qualification and production phase and participating in risk and process deviation analyzes.

  • Ensuring the cGMP-compliant documentation (eMBR; SOP; operating regulations, etc.) in cooperation with the Bioprocess engineer, Plant Lead and with MSAT. During the water batch, before the start of the production phase, monitoring the functionality of the automated production process and correcting deviations.

  • Constantly improving procedures and processes in compliance with the safety, hygiene, environmental and quality requirements in the area of responsibility.

Key requirements:

  • Expertise in the area of Bioprocess Automation (OT, DeltaV, MES Syncade)

  • Recognizing risks in relation to security or compliance / Good GMP knowledge

  • Structured, focused and well organized work ethic. Solution orientated and Open-minded for new ideas

  • Impeccable team and social skills, very good understanding of IT / process control systems. A view for operational optimization potential.

  • Ability to communicate internally and externally at higher levels; strong business understanding and strong team orientation

Every day, Lonzas 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: R38404

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