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Leiter der Herstellung (w/m/d) / Associate Director (f/m/d)

Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany


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Leiter der Herstellung (w/m/d) / Associate Director (f/m/d)

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Job ID R0010534 Date posted 08/14/2019 Location Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany

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Job Description

For English see below.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Leitung der Abteilung aseptische Produktion TSI/LY des Takeda Standorts Singen
  • Verantwortung für die Mitarbeiter und  Prozesse bei der Herstellung und Abfüllung eines sterilen Lyophilisats, sowie mehreren sterilen Liquida im vollkontinuierlichen Schichtbetrieb
  • Verantwortlich für die erfolgreiche Restrukturierung des Produktionsbereichs im Hinblick auf Arbeitsabläufe, Technologie und Produkt Portfolio
  • Budget- und Personalverantwortung für ca. 100 Mitarbeiter
  • Überwachung und Dokumentation aller für die Herstellung und Abfüllung nötigen Abläufe unter möglichst effizienter Nutzung der Ressourcen und Einhaltung der cGMP Standards für aseptische Produktion
  • Kontinuierliche Optimierung der Produktionsprozesse
  • Permanente Reduktion der Abweichungen 
  • Ausarbeitung von Herstellungsprotokollen und SOPs
  • Aufrechterhaltung des GMP-Compliance-Status
  • Durchführung regelmäßiger Personalschulungen
  • Enge Kooperation mit den anderen Abteilungen am Standort Singen

Ihr Profil

  • Abgeschlossenes Studium der Pharmazie, Mikrobiologie oder verwandte naturwissenschaftliche oder verfahrens-technische Gebiete
  • Fundierte Erfahrung im Produktionsumfeld der pharmazeutischen Industrie
  • Mehrjährige Führungserfahrung sowie Erfahrung im GMP Umfeld
  • Verhandlungssichere Englischkenntnisse
  • Ziel-, Ergebnis- und Kundenorientierung
  • Kommunikative Persönlichkeit mit Verhandlungsgeschick
  • Strukturiertes und zielorientiertes Arbeiten
  • Fähigkeit, komplexe Aufgabenstellungen klar zu organisieren und zu priorisieren


Your Accountabilities

  • Head of the Aseptic Production department TSI/LY at Takeda's Singen location
  • Responsibility for the employees and processes involved in the production and filling of a sterile lyophilisate and a number of sterile liquids in fully continuous shift operation
  • Responsible for the successful restructuring of the production area in terms of workflows, technology and product portfolio
  • Budget and personnel responsibility for approx. 100 employees 
  • Monitoring and documentation of all processes required for production and filling, using resources as efficiently as possible and complying with cGMP standards for aseptic production
  • Continuous improvement of production processes
  • Continuous reduction of deviations  
  • Preparation of production reports and SOPs
  • Maintaining of GMP compliance status
  • Regular training of personnel
  • Close cooperation with the other departments at the Singen site

Your Profile

  • Completed studies in pharmacy, microbiology or related scientific or process engineering fields
  • Sound experience in the production environment of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Several years of management experience, as well as experience in the GMP environment
  • Business-fluent English
  • Focus on targets, results and customers
  • Communicative personality and skilled in communication
  • Structured, goal-oriented work methods
  • Ability to clearly organise and prioritise complex tasks

Takeda GmbH

Human Resources

Robert-Bosch-Str. 8,

78224 Singen, Germany

Tel. +49 7531-84 2108


Singen, Germany

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Job ID R0010534

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