Scientist Biotechnology, Biochemistry as Bioprocess Engineer, USP (m/f/d)

Bioprocess Engineer - Ibex®

  • CH – Visp
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Job Description Summary

Rethink your career and help people all over the world
Join the biotech future of Lonza the global leader in life sciences in Visp, CH

For Ibex® Solutions (, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept in Visp, Switzerland, we have multiple openings. Become part of this exciting opportunity and join our team by applying for a position as a Bioprocess Engineer for Ibex®.

Lonza is seeking Bioprocess Engineers with a relevant background in Life Sciences. If you bring a passion for Biotechnology and want to make a difference in your career apply now.

Ibex® is a campus of five manufacturing complexes with agile capability at every stage of development and manufacture. The Ibex® campus is based in Visp in the middle of the Swiss Alps, which is an inspiring place to work.

Role Purpose

As Bioprocess Engineer, you will secure operational activities for assigned manufacturing projects in upstream or downstream areas with responsibility for manufacturing execution with regard to the safety and quality standards and on-time-in full delivery. Furthermore, you will act as the functional lead for preparation, manufacturing execution, cleaning and changeover in the assigned area.
In upstream processing (USP), you will be in the lead in one or more defined USP areas, including single-use or large scale stainless steel bioreactors for mammalian cell culture. In downstream processing (DSP) you will be in charge of the purification of monoclonal antibodies and other therapeutic proteins for clinical and commercial manufacturing projects.

Who you are

  • Master’s Degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related Life Science subject, or Bachelor’s holder with additional working experience in relevant industry
  • Knowledge in either USP (such as bioreactors) or DSP units (such as chromatography)
  • GMP understanding
  • Excellent communication skills in English and/or German

What we offer

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves, and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success, where you can develop your skills and knowledge by working in teams of highly collaborative experts in a rewarding and dynamic atmosphere. With headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America and Asia.

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Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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