Head of Operations EMEA

The Head of Operations EMEA is the strategic leader across Regional Purchasing, Manufacturing, Packaging, Warehousing and Logistics. In this role, the individual will develop and implement new methods to achieve cost savings while delivering best practices in Manufacturing and Procurement. The Head of Operations is responsible for 2 international CDMO sites.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Overview of the product portfolio of the Group to integrate possible resource, knowledge, capability, with the aim to improve efficiency and costs in the Group
  • Manage and guarantee the entire Supply Chain in the EMEA Region following the Business (as CDMO and as Branded own products manufacturer)
  • Establish intercompany procedures for management in Operations
  • As responsible for Food Authorisation assure the release of food products for Domestic and exportation Market accordingly with the Swiss Law
  • As responsible for Drug Authorisation assures the management of drug products accordingly with the Swiss Law
  • Develop SFI as service provider for manufacturing, chemical and microbiological analyses, for product development services for Contract Manufacturing services according to the defined company commercial and financial targets
  • Lead teams in the development, transfer and launching of new products
  • Investigate and implement new technology to improve productivity, quality, cost and safety of operations and maintenance
  • Manage Costs and resources to maximize productivity and to meet the business requirements
  • Establish operating expense and capital budgets for the fiscal year for production areas and monitors monthly
  • Overview of the entire Supply Chain in the region for the SFI Group

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience within of CDMO/Pharmaceutical/Food Production industry
  • 5 years of Leadership experience (preferably multiple and international sites)
  • Technical knowledge of EU GMP
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English

Location of Position:

The role will be based in our EMEA HQ near Lugano, Switzerland

Who to Contact:

Send your applications to: bioggio-recruiting@sfihealth.com