Lead a Team of Quality Experts in Analytical Science Development

Our client is a global player in the pharmaceutical industry. Innovative and state-of-the-art products and processes characterise the company’s on-going and future success. We have been appointed to find an outstanding professional for the position of

Head Analytical Science

for a large production site located in north-western Switzerland. You will lead a group of experts whose goal is to achieve and maintain excellence in the analytical capability within the Quality Organisation. You are responsible for improvements in methods and implementation of new techniques in order to enhance the lifecycle of the products. By driving Continuous Improvement and applying Quality by Design principles you strongly support the development, the validation and also the method transfer and further harmonize and advance division standards. Your role also includes process performance characterization, increase of lab efficiency, trouble-shooting, batch releases, deviation reports as well as stability data analysis. Furthermore you are in close collaboration with your peers from Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Manufacturing to further increase product knowledge, productivity and long-term sustainability on site which ultimately leads to competitive advantage in the industry.

We are looking for a result-driven, convincing personality with sound education in science and relevant working experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing or analytical environment. Furthermore you have excellent leadership, negotiation and project management skills and a solid business understanding. The successful candidate is a pro-active personality with natural authority, good communication skills in English and German as well as experience of working in an international matrix organisation. If you are a self-motivated senior professional who strives to develop and succeed in a dynamic global environment, please send your résumé to Claudia Zachmann or Peter Hoppler.

  • Job title Head Analytical Science
  • Sector Industrie
  • Region Nordwestschweiz
  • Status Archiv
  • Your consultant
    Claudia Zachmann (CZA)
    Claudia Zachmann - czachmann(at)cms-ag.ch
    Corporate Management Selection C.M.S. AG Zürich
    Carmenstrasse 24, 8032 Zürich
    Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

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Claudia Zachmann

Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

Education & Experience

Business training, certified mediator, NDK in marketing & communications, CAS in result-oriented coaching (IAP). Many years of experience in finance and personnel, with focus on recruitment. Subsequently many years of activity as product manager in an international media corporation.

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