At LSI, we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions (MCS) addressing six target markets: hygiene, home and personal care, paints and coatings, crop protection, material protection and wood protection. Our Specialty Products Solutions (SPS) business provides complex, high-quality technologies and chemistries to customers across a range of industries within its three divisions: performance intermediates and chemicals, composite materials, and the custom development and manufacturing organization.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 30 countries around the world.

LONZA BIOTEC sro, located in Kouřim, 40 km east of Prague, is part of LSI organization. Our production site is focused on microbial fermentation and custom manufacturing and development services for the biotechnology and nutrition industries.

IT/OT Infrastructure Engineer

Role summary:

LSI is seeking for a well-experienced IT/OT Infrastructure Engineer with hands-on approach to support operational- and information technology on-site in Kouřim, Czech Republic. Building, maintaining and developing digital capabilities to support local productivity improvement projects is one of the key roles. As well driving the digitalization on-site forward with a reliable and secure infrastructure and a good understanding of the pain points.
Reports to: Director Global Operations Technology (located in Basel, CH), dotted line to Kourim Site Director


  • Taking over the ownership of computerized Systems on-site
  • Planning and execution of infrastructure and digitalization projects in alignment with a global strategy
  • Development of technical solutions for IT/OT environments
  • Ensures the uninterrupted IT/OT operations by collaborating with IT/OT partners in the deployment and support of technology
  • Responsible person for cyber security activities and remediation processes on-site
  • Contact point for all external IT and OT Service providers on-site
  • Drives active the Life Cycle Management on-site and aligns the budget with corporate initiatives
  • Collaborates, cooperates and communicates with local and global IT/OT colleagues, as well as the business stakeholders
  • Drive standardization, centralization and globalization projects
  • Assist with troubleshooting issues and provide technical support for OT and IT systems and devices (on-site support) in collaboration with global support teams and outsourcing partners
  • Conduct root cause analysis and fix problems
  • Conduct audits and assessments on local sites

We expect:

  • Extensive experience in IT/OT systems, architecture and networking;
  • Experience in control systems design, implementation or maintenance;
  • Solid cyber security knowledge like access control, firewalls, authentication
  • Extensive knowledge in IT administration: DNS, DHCP, AD, DB admin, MS Windows server, Linux, VMware/HyperV
  • Experience in end-user and clients support (office environment)
  • Experience in managing material and service contracts;
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to effectively communicate via writing and oral communication at all levels
  • Knowledge of Czech and English

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a multicultural company
  • Exposure to dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • The ability to make a direct impact to personal and business success immediately
  • Competitive salary (including 13th salary and annual bonus 12%)
  • Excellent package of company benefits (commuting allowance, pension scheme after 1 year with company, company canteen, 5 weeks of holiday, flexible working hours etc.)

Informace o pozici

Okružní 134, Kouřim
Required education: Secondary education or professional training with a school-leaving exam
Required languages: English (Advanced), Czech (Advanced)
Benefits: Bonuses, Cell phone, Notebook, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Transport allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Company catering, 13th monthly salary
Listed in: IS/IT: System and HW administration
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer