Head of Continuous Improvement & Technology (m/f/d)

Our client is one of the world's leading service providers and as a partner to the global pharmaceutical industry, offers pharmaceutical and biological development services and dosing technologies.

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced

Head of Continuous Improvement & Technology (m/f/d)

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    Großraum Heidelberg

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Your tasks

  • You ensure the effective use of materials, equipment, and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs and optimize current processes

  • Responsible for the planning, selection and realization of production processes

  • Development of new processes from the offer phase to the start of production

  • Definition and optimization of internal work processes, technological processes and interfaces

  • Strategic technology planning and implementation of new technologies and technological investments

  • Capacity, cost, investment, scheduling and tracking

  • Technical customer support in close cooperation with the production areas, quality, customer service and sales

  • Professional and disciplinary leadership of more than 10 engineers and technicians

  • Disciplinary and professional personnel management and development

Your qualifications

  • University degree with a focus on manufacturing, process or design engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of professional and managerial experience in production technology, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry combined with leadership experience
  • Proven success in Project management, New Process Implementation and Process Improvements
  • Knowledge of Smart production technologies and automation technology would be a plus (Industry 4.0 technologies; Data analytics)
  • Strong analytical skills, great sense of organization and capacity to work on own initiative.
  • Team-player, great communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and among peers
  • Experienced in Continuous Improvement, statistics and in dealing with Core Tools (DoE, FMEA, Lean methods, Kaizen)
  • Communication and organizational skills, as well as solution-oriented thinking scores
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop a team.
  • Fluent German and English skills are mandatory
  • Willingness to travel predominantly within Germany and Europe

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Bettina Cöppicus
Senior Personalberaterin


Optares ICM GmbH & Co. KG
Bettina Cöppicus
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg