EHS and Biosafety Specialist (m/f/d)

17. November 2022


Referenz-Nr.: 212981-19
Arbeitsort: Basel
Anstellung: Temporär

We are looking for a EHS and Biosafety Specialist (m/f/d) for Lonza AG (100%). This is a temporary position with an opportunity for a permanent hire.

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:

  • Ensure all Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)-related aspects for Drug Product Services (DPS) as followed

  • Coordination of personal safety equipment for DPS employees and visitors

  • Contact for authorities (e.g. emergency service, emergency management, Approvals and Notifications, EHS related inspections, work inspectorate, bureau of environment, fire protection, chemical and biowaste disposal)

  • Contact to customers (EHS customer audits, EHS questionnaires, REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) certifications, Supply safety, Business Continuity Management)

  • Contact for EHS, DPS Basel within Lonza (Global EHS, Lonza Emergency Communication (LECOM), Management of Change, internal safety audits, safety coaches, occupational safety, contact to EHS Visp and other Lonza locations, insurances and SUVA regulations, support health checks of employees) Implement support & guide women workplace requests

  • Coordinating and execution of regular safety inspections, EHS internal audits, CAPA management

  • Responsible for dangerous goods at Basel, DPS

  • Responsible for emergency planning (emergency concepts, fire department, health, contact for emergency forces and services, clarification team, reporting accidents and incidents)

  • Risk assessments

  • Assures compliance of the site with general biosafety standards and policies as well as with national and international biosafety regulations.

  • Biosafety – working with microorganisms and biological materials (serum, viruses, cell cultures, DNA, RNA etc.), BSL 1 and BSL 2

  • Maintain and evolve biosafety & chemical hazard documents (e.g. project registrations, SOPs, guidelines, biosafety manual) based on evolving authorities› requirements and industry trends and standards.

  • Assist and support customer requests from department technical Sales & Proposals (for external customer requests related in the area of chemicals/ high potential hazards & biosafety level Risk class 1/ 2)


  • University Degree (Bachelors required, Masters preferred) in a technical discipline: Safety expert, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Analytical science

  • Fundamental experience in an industrial environment, preferably hygiene in chemistry

  • EHS Auditing experience

  • Proven process understanding in Biopharma manufacturing (cGMP & safety aspects)

  • Detailed knowhow and experience in Process Risk assessments

  • Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong presentation skills for developing and delivering training to elevate knowledge, skills and behaviors at multiple levels of the organization

  • Dealing with high level of ambiguity using coaching skills

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