Production Manager

The Production Manager will manage and coordinate the Manufacturing and Maintenance team based in Switzerland, to ensure a proper management of production, packaging, logistic and maintenance processes with the aim of guarantee efficiency and optimization of SFI Health Supply Chain model.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Plan, lead, organize and control the manufacturing activities of the Switzerland site in order to achieve the required production volumes, defined by the sales budget, guaranteeing quality and meeting deadlines
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Process Technology to ensure production capacities, define the technical and organizational developments allowing the achievement of the general objectives of the site
  • Coordinate manufacturing operations in accordance with applicable operating procedures, GMP and hygiene standards
  • Ensure Quality Management Systems and procedures are followed in all areas of responsibility
  • Collaborate with Maintenance and Engineering to ensure that the manufacturing infrastructure is continuously maintained in an efficient and safe condition
  • Continuous management, monitoring, development and improvement of processes to ensure consistent and successful maintenance and manufacturing service delivery
  • Define Manufacturing and Maintenance strategies, guidelines, objectives, controlling the implementation
  • Introduce and control the cost indicators and cost control of Maintenance in accordance with the annual budget
  • Investigate and implement new technology to improve productivity, quality, cost and safety of operations and maintenance
  • Guarantee the continuous improvement of production and logistic flows, accordingly with company objectives and established KPIs
  • Contribute to new product development projects, existing ones and line extensions

Key Requirements and Skills :

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience within of CDMO/Pharmaceutical/Food Production industry
  • Demonstrable experience in Maintenance Management, Service Management or Engineering
  • 5 years of Leadership experience
  • Technical knowledge of EU GMP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Excellent planning, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and effectively manage change
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, with the ability to deliver direction and motivation in an effective manner at all levels

Location of Position:  The role will be based in our EMEA HQ near Lugano, Switzerland

Who to Contact: Send your applications to: