Full Time

Head of Manufacturing

Posted 1 month ago
Application ends: 26 April 2024
Apply Now

Apply for this job

Job Description

Global Life Science Hub proudly partnered with a boutique German CDMO that’s breaking ground in crafting high-quality suppositories, ointments, and gels. Since receiving a recent and significant cash injection, they’re invested extensively in new cutting-edge technology and machines as they plan to ramp up their production efforts by 4-fold.

Due to their remarkable achievements as they enter a new period of further expansion and growth, we’re searching for a visionary Head of Manufacturing to spearhead their small, yet dynamic team of 16 production experts and expand their operations globally.

Position: Head of Manufacturing


  • Oversee all production operations, ensuring strict adherence to quality and compliance standards.
  • Strategize, implement, and assess manufacturing processes for optimal efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate closely with the technology department to ensure the qualification of systems and calibration of measuring equipment.
  • Lead the validation of manufacturing processes and cleaning procedures, actively participating in audit preparations.
  • Ensure full compliance with occupational safety, health, and environmental regulations.
  • Conduct comprehensive training sessions, fostering a culture of teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Share accountability for cost and budget compliance, efficiency, and delivery capability.


  • Background in pharmaceutical technology or extensive experience in pharmaceutical production.
  • Additional training or certification as a master is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated initiative, conceptual thinking, and analytical skills, coupled with assertiveness and leadership abilities.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written German, with strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Advanced IT proficiency, particularly in MS Office applications.
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills.


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – www.glshub.com