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Production Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: PD - NLD
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Manufacturing, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018
A global Pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced Manufacturing professional to be based in Belgium.  The company has been going through a Global transformation and expansion and are seeing a significant increase in the departments budgeting.  They are now looking to increase productivity, headcount, and have ambitions to become the biggest bulk production site in Europe with 4 years.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for site manufacturing, including performance management, prioritization of resource assignments, recruitment, mentoring and supervision.
  • Develop subject matter experts as necessary
  • Actively interfaces all other sites, 3rd part Vendors / Suppliers in pursuit of achieving business targets.
  • Ensure highest Quality & Compliance Standards.
  • Manage a team of around 30 people –including managers, engineers, and technicians.
Skills and Experience required:
  • BS in Engineering or related field and 5 years of experience in the manufacturing or process control.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment, which includes significant leadership roles and demonstrated capability at managing large diverse teams.
  • Desirable to have a qualification Project Management.
  • Strong understanding of bioprocessing equipment design principles.
  • Strong background working in a GMP environment
What this Job Offers You

We are looking for someone who can lead on a growing site of 600+ people, who can manage difficult stakeholders and would be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment.  There is potential to move up to a regional position within 3-5 years or a VP level.  My client is looking to develop into European and open a number of new, Greenfield sites in the coming years.


This role suits an ambitious, self-driven professional who has a passion for Production and wants to implement positive change throughout an entire business unit.


The key benefits of the role include global travel opportunities; Home office; senior management development training programs; company retirement plan; Long-term incentives; as well as other competitive compensations.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call +4420 3758 8963 for a confidential discussion


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