Production Master Data Specialist (m/f/d)


We are looking for a Production Master Data Specialist (m/f/d) for Lonza AG in Visp (100%). This is a temporary position until the end of 2023 with an opportunity to extend. 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. Key responsibilities:

  • Act as change manager, lead project team, shared best practices cross Visp Bio teams
  • Contribute to harmonized / standardized process and KPI's
  • Use KPI's to define improvement initiatives and action plan
  • Deploy Lonza culture and code of conduct
  • Ensure compliance to applicable regulations (cGMP, EHS, SOX, ISO
  • Identify and report to Supply Chain Transformation Lead potential new project/initiative
  • Drive assigned projects/initiatives/deviation
  • Follow Visp Bio SC PMO framework
  • Ensure target achievements (scope, time, quality, cost, benefits)
  • Identify key roadblocks and drive decision process
  • Escalade deviation to Line Manager and PMO
  • Create SOP's, WI's and trainings documentation, train relevant impacted roles
  • Production master data
  • Define process life cycle accordingly to Lonza strategy
  • Ensure alignment cross systems (SAP, MES, MWB)
  • Process improvement
  • Contribute and deploy Global and Local initiatives
  • Identify, share with pears, and propose best practice to line manager
  • Document processes and tasks accordingly to cGMP and ISO 9001 standards


  • University degree in Supply Chain Management / Business management
  • Work experience in a highly regulated industry, preferred Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in Production Master Data
  • Supply Chain/Operations experience in a manufacturing site
  • od kledge of SAP MM and PP
  • MES (Syncade)
  • APICS CPIM certification / Project Management certification / Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  • od communication and presentation skills. Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Key player and structured problem solving approach
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI's) and identify issues through root cause analysis
  • Ability to utilize Business Intelligence systems to extract data and generate reports
  • Competent using MS Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint as well as ERP and Supply Chain systems
  • Fluent English mandatory, good German preferred