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Head of Production (m/f/d)

Ref: JN-052021-80615

Posted on 03 May 2021
Job Location
Zürich
Category
Life Sciences

For our client, an innovative Swiss pharmaceutical company located in Zürich we are accepting applications for the role of Head of Production.

The Head of Production/Site Manager ensures manufacturing of all products of the organization in a timely, economic, compliant and efficient way, thereby providing a significant contribution to company objectives. Lead all administrative functions to ensure efficient, economic and compliant operation of the site.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely, qualitatively and quantitatively impeccable production in compliance with internationally acknowledged guidelines, especially stipulations according to cGMP.
  • Ensure that manufacturing instructions/rules are established and released from production management side.
  • Ensure proper batch-record review from production site.
  • Optimize, rework production processes in terms of quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Optimize, rework production processes in terms of cost reduction possibilities and productivity enhancements.
  • Assessment and review of quality deviations and ensuring appropriate measures are taken with regards to product quality and GMP compliance.
  • Establishment of SOPs for production activities.
  • Planning and execution of investment projects especially with regards to production.
  • Participate in the budgeting process and assume responsibility for OPEX of the department.
  • Establishment of monthly reports for production in collaboration with the F&A team.
  • Procurement of raw material for production.

Your profile

  • University degree in science, ideally in chemistry or pharmacology and track record of excellent skills and profound experience in manufacturing or similar areas.
  • Several years of experience in the manufacturing of medical products or drugs.
  • Experience with external audits (customer audits, regulatory bodies.
  • Good experience in cGMP
  • Very good experience and skills in MS Office and ERP Systems
  • Business fluent in German and English (written and spoken)