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Artwork Management Lead (f/m/x)

Vienna, Austria


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Artwork Management Lead (f/m/x)

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Job ID SR0038289 Date posted 08/14/2019 Location Vienna, Austria

In this challenging position you will be responsible for managing the Artwork project portfolio in a dynamic pharmaceutical environment. Together with your team, you will be in charge of change control for Artwork changes to ensure supply continuity and business growth.

About the position in detail:

  • Leading and developing a team of 15 Artwork Project Leads and Analysts
  • Coordinating the implementation of Artwork development for a group of products while balancing multiple factors (e.g. plant efficiency, sales, distribution, inventory/ quality/ regulatory requirements)
  • Working with cross-functional project teams and the manufacturing vendor on Artwork development for new products, new markets and changes to existing printed packaging components
  • Aligning controversial Supply Chain factors and needs (Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management) in the context of Artwork change to achieve one single Supply Chain implementation strategy
  • Responsible for Artwork Change Project Management, process execution, GDP and adherence to required completion dates
  • Maintaining and developing Artwork processes as well as identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Representative of Artwork Management to all stakeholders; providing expert statements, training and technical consultation
  • Escalation and problem-solving in case of issues endangering supply continuity or fulfillment of business-critical goals
  • Responsible for department budget 
  • Developing and monitoring KPIs

Skills you need:

  • Education in Business Administration, Project Management, Engineering, Supply Chain or a similar field
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Artwork Management and/ or with computerized documentation control systems
  • Several years of experience with leading a team
  • Good IT skills: ERP systems (e.g. C3ME), EQM systems (e.g. TrackWise), project management tools, MS Office 
  • Excellent English required, good German desired, additional languages beneficial
  • Knowledge of packaging, Artwork and pharma labeling regulations is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High hands-on mentality
  • Passion to innovate and drive for solutions

As a leading global biotechnology company we have one mission every day: to lastingly improve the lives of people living with rare diseases. Crucial to our mission are our employees – our biggest asset – who enjoy a range of benefits and career opportunities, such as trainee and training programs, job rotations, apprenticeships, work-life balance (certified family friendly), company kindergarten, wellness center, cafeteria, etc.

We offer outstanding opportunities to motivated people regardless of your gender, age, skin color, ethnicity, sexual orientation or physical handicaps. Diversity is part of our success!

The minimum salary for this position is € 4.369,11 gross per month (full-time); increased payment is possible. We are looking forward to your application!

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