Site Head Vevey - Global Biotech Manufacturing (all genders)

Posted 08 Jul 2019

Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud - Switzerland

Req Id 194514


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: An exceptional opportunity to lead one of our key manufacturing sites in Switzerland. Our Manufacturing site in Vevey, plays a key role in the production of several commercialized and clinical products which make up an important part of the portfolio of our Healthcare division.

Reporting to the SVP Global Biotech Manufacturing, you will lead a dynamic, state of the art, international organization of approximately 350 employees in the areas of Engineering, production, planning & Operational excellence. the Site Head, as the most senior person on site, leads all aspects of the manufacturing operations with full responsibility for ensuring that products are supplied to both internal and external customers with the objective of producing high quality products to our patients around the world.

The Vevey site also hosts a quality and process development organization and several others support functions with a total population of more than 500 employees.



Who you are:

  • You have a degree in Engineering, biotechnology, biology. An additional degree in Business is an advantage
  • You have 12+ years of experience in the pharma industry, in managing manufacturing activities, experience in leadership of a manufacturing site is an advantage
  • You have worked in a GMP environment and had experience dealing with health authorities including FDA
  • You have experience in a multinational environment
  • You have the ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • You are an experienced, inspirational leader with excellent communication skills
  • You have excellent skills in English (verbal and written) & a working knowledge of French.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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