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Head Chemical Production (f/m/d)


Our client is an independent and global leading expert in the development and manufacturing of specialty chemicals and complex molecules for APIs and for an innovative pharmaceutical research and development. The range of products and services varies from custom manufacturing by a recent and innovative technology to catalogue products (cGMP and non-GMP). For the production of specialty chemicals from 100kg up to multiple tonnes per year we are searching the

Head Chemical Production (f/m/d)

Your responsibilities will be

  • You report to the VP Production at the site
  • You successfully lead and motivate a team of about 50 employees in different departments
  • With your team you assure the timely production output in the required quality
  • You assure the consolidation and the collaboration of production planning, scale-up, production, technique, logistic and project management
  • You assure the trans-sectoral and inter-divisional coordination and interaction
  • You are the technical representative vis-à-vis the clients and authorities
  • You assure the efficient processes and the process-transfer to other production plants
  • You are responsible for the financial planning, budgeting and quoting in your department
  • You are responsible for the recruitment, training and development of the experts in your department
  • You are responsible for all security aspects in your department

Job objectives

The Head Chemical Production is measured

  • by the level of capacity utilization
  • by its output and by the project execution
  • by meeting deadlines
  • by the cost management an by the budget control
  • by the interaction with other departments

Your profile

  • You have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry
  • You must have a successful leadership experience
  • You must have an expertise as a development chemist
  • You must have expertise in chemical scaling-up of specialty chemicals
  • You must have expertise in the definition and implementation of new processes and in process-transfer
  • Your must have cGMP-experience
  • You must have an expertise in custom manufacturing
  • You have a proven experience in the collaboration with clients
  • You have a sound commercial understanding
  • You have experience in trouble-shooting and in the reorganization of teams
  • You are a fluent and open communicator
  • You are hands-on, you make things happen and you go the “extra-mile”
  • You are fluent in English and you have good German language skills

Our offer

  • An innovative, leading and prosperous global player in specialty chemicals in Switzerland
  • A very attractive challenge in shaping a team
  • A high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • A very attractive salary policy and social benefits

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Charles Quensel


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