Shipment Coordinator (all genders) Quality Control



Quality Assurance
3930 Visp, Switzerland
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

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.

At our site in beautiful Visp we are looking for a person with very experience in the pharmaceutical GMP environment as well as with very good organizational and communication skills to join us as Shipment Coordinator in the Quality Control Biologics department. In this role you will provide support for shipment organization and general shipment activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Organization and coordination of shipment of samples to external laboratories

  • Preparation of shipping form and documentation including pack lists and USDA letters when needed. Sample preparation including location and appropriate packaging in cooperation with Shift/Laboratory representatives when needed. Transport organization in cooperation with Support Team

  • Cross-communication with different departments including logistics and QC PL Team members as well as MSAT

  • Announcement and receipt of the shipment documentation feedback including dataloggers/pdfs generated by dataloggers. Communication of discrepancies to respective QC Project Lead

  • Documentation archiving

  • Participate in processing deviation reports, change requests, investigations and CAPA implementation for shipment activities

  • Maintain status of relevant trackers. Tracking of all open activities and timelines pro-actively. Support reception of product-specific material

Key requirements:

  • Apprenticeship, BTA/CTA/PTA or BSc in Life Science

  • Work experience in a pharmaceutical GMP environment

  • You have a precise and diligent working style

  • You have very good communication skills in both English and German, in order to ensure the seamless interface between various different stakeholder groups

  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical Quality Control, Quality Assurance or LIMS are a plus

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.