Head of Operations Bioprocess (m/w/d)

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: 01-01-23
  • Location: Jülich / Enfield, CT
  • Job-ID: R5643

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 5,000 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. Would you like to test the latest premium products independently and contribute to their design? At Eppendorf you will be developing continuously in your area of expertise and you will have access to modern technical equipment and excellent working conditions. You are also motivated by scientific expertise? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Accountable for Bioprocess global Operations and supply chain management in alignment with market demands
  • Accountable for the development and implementation of Bioprocess global manufacturing strategy in alignment with Bioprocess business strategy and market needs
  • Budgetary and personnel responsibility for the global operations
  • Responsibility over the Bioprocess manufacturing currently located in three sites including the staff
  • Development and implementation of the future manufacturing strategy for Bioprocess to support future business growth, regional customer needs and anticipate market trends.
  • Development and establishment of operating policies and procedures, to ensure the operations meet their production and quality targets
  • Responsible for operations output and ensure the achievement of overall Bioprocess business targets
  • Responsible for managing incoming raw material supply chain and supplier management
  • Active training, development and retention of staff
  • Up to 50% travel to provide leadership to and have managerial oversight of different Bioprocess operation locations.

Your expertise

  • Experience with running manufacturing operations in industries that serve the pharmaceutical/biotech market
  • Knowledge of regulations in the pharmaceutical/biotech market; GMP experience highly preferred
  • Proven leadership track record, innovative mindset
  • Tertiary education, scientific/technical background preferred
  • Proven experience in managing multi-sites operations including relevant interfaces (Procurement, Global Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, Administration etc.)
  • Outstanding and concise verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong Bioprocess industry and market knowledge
  • Accomplished leader and ability to develop and implement business opportunities and new approaches in a change process
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to network effectively and establish good working relationships
  • Results driven, good analytical capabilities
  • Willingness to travel and ability to understand and work in culturally different markets

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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