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Manufacturing Manager at US05 Lonza Houston Inc. in Houston, Texas

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


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.

Lonza Cell and Gene Therapy Facility is the largest in the world and our facility is growing. We are looking for professionals to grow with us and we have this exciting opportunity in the Cell Therapy group. The Cell Therapy Manufacturing Manager is responsible to oversee the production of Cell Therapy Products under cGMP conditions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the production of Cell Therapy Products under cGMP conditions.

  • Plan and prepare for production, schedule tasks, and assign duties to Supervisors to meet the production schedule, assess production records and meet release timelines to deliver quality product to our customers.

  • Set the example safety and compliance for their teams, and demonstrate expertise and breadth of knowledge in executing processes across a variety of production activities

  • Training department personnel on equipment operation, cGMPs, documentation, technical theory, or other tasks.

  • Demonstrate expertise and technical leadership in cGMP compliance and an in-depth understanding of process flow and be able to make decisions based on that experience

  • Coordinate activities across multiple departments to troubleshoot complex and non-routine equipment events, communicate effectively, initiate, assess, and close all deviations, review batch records and logbooks when required.

Key requirements:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of manufacturing operations for Aseptic Labs (ideally all areas of manufacturing, but strong in some areas and ability to quickly learn other areas is acceptable).

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of batch records procedures, and other documentation required for manufacturing execution.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences preferred.

  • Extensive experience in related industry

  • Extensive cGMP experience required

  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing experience preferred

  • Extensive experience as Supervisor in Biopharm Industry required.

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.

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.