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    Senior Director Technical Operations – Large Molecule

    As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for providing leadership as well as strategic and tactical direction to Engineering and Process Science Resources and Activities in support of the Large Molecule Make platform or to Technical Operations Leadership Members and its Key Stakeholders. Furthermore, you will be accountable for appropriate resources allocation in order to meet platform goals.

    Your principal responsibilities will be

    • The definition and ownership of the platform-based manufacturing model
    • To develop and deploy technology standards and its applications through assets, processes and products
    • The provision of technical leadership for Life-Cycle Management
    • To partners with R&D for manufacturing strategy and new development platforms
    • To provide expertise and resources to global New Product Introduction through TLI function as well as to External Manufacturing related to the Large Molecule Platform
    • To take ownership in executing Initiatives and projects related to network reconfiguration, major cost improvement programs and the implementation of new capabilities and capacity
    • To Contribute to business planning strategies in partnership with VP Manufacturing Platform and to translate business goals into Platform objectives
    • To be responsible for the approval and monitoring of the Technical Operations Platform budget and to investigate and take steps to resolve significant variances.
    • To act as a coach & mentor and to provide developmental opportunities to staff. Furthermore, you evaluate performance and initiate corrective actions when necessary.
    • You will be responsible to develop relationships with Key Stakeholders, like Site GM’s, R&D, Platforms leadership and Quality.
    • Furthermore, you will be an active member of the Technical Operations Leadership Team, the Large Molecule Platform Leadership Team and a member of the Sterility Assurance Leadership Team.

    Other competencies

    • The successful candidate will be an integer person with a high level of self-awareness and adaptability. As an intellectual curious member of the team, he/she will have a Big Picture Orientation whilst keeping attention to details. Sense of urgency and prudent risk taking are two other key required competencies as well as strong collaboration and teaming skills.


    PhD or master’s degree in Natural Sciences/Pharmacy with 15+ years related experience overall with past proven field experience in the following areas:

    • Dosage Forms Development and Engineering, Manufacturing and Primary Packaging
    • API Manufacturing and Purification for small/large molecules
    • Facility and Utilities Engineering and Management
    • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance
    • Process Validation
    • Operational Excellence
    • Business Unit Management

    Languages: Fluent in written and spoken English

    Work Location: Switzerland, Schaffhausen or one of the key LM platform sites such as Cork, Leiden or Malvern

    We are offering you a multifaceted challenge in a dynamic, international environment with attractive terms and an excellent infrastructure.

    If you feel attracted by this challenge and want to be part of a successful and growing organization, then please send us your online application.

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    Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Ireland-Cork-Cork, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
    Cilag GmbH International (8525)
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    Open Positions from Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
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