Head of Operations in Basel

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00045727
  • Consultant: Jasmin Baumgartner
  • Contact: +41 78 250 85 35
  • Date Published: 06.06.2019
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel Area
  • Discipline: Science - Biotechnology

Head of Operations - Basel

Jasmin Baumgartner is recruiting for a Head of Operations to join a company in the nutrition industry at their site based in Basel on a permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Manage manufacturing programs with CMOs and provide support, guidance and direction on manufacturing programs.
  • Drive manufacturing development programs to increase production efficiency and achieve cost savings.
  • Develop the CMO network to ensure manufacturing of new products and mitigate manufacturing risks.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up and subsequent technical and disciplinary management of the production team.
  • Developing, managing and reviewing operational activities and recommending alternatives to improve productivity and profitability.
  • Providing operational support for the development of new products.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • PhD, MSc in Biology, Biotechnology or Engineering, preferably in Process Engineering.
  • Experience in downstream purification process development and scale-up through process validation and technology transfer.
  • Experience in a CMO or CDMO environment required.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jasmin Baumgartner on +41 (0) 78 250 85 35 or email jbaumgartner@ckqls.ch. Please quote reference 45727 in all correspondence.

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