Head of Laboratory Product Development

St. Gallen
15.06. | Executive po­si­tion | 100%

Head of Laboratory Product Development

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,100 employees in around 35 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrowWhat’s your next milestone?

SCHOTT Schweiz AG, St. Gallen Human Resources, Marjon Kundert, +41712740883

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Because human health matters. We design solutions to ensure medicines are safe and easy to use for people around the world. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer. We think customers, users and patients first. We think people! We are Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems.

You want to be part of the most innovative pioneer of pharma packaging?
You want to be part of an open-minded, flexible and inspiring industry team?

You want to be responsible for the technology that is the growth engine of our business unit?

You want to develop your potential to the next level?

As Head of Laboratory at the location St. Gallen you will join the Product Development Department in our global Division as soon as possible. We provide new products and new technologies to all production sites of the Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems.

  • You take responsibility for the strategy to further develop our existing laboratory in alignment with internal and external requirements

  • You guide and develop your team and work with the team members to reach the aspiration for competencies and expertise.

  • You will interact closely with other analytical SCHOTT units and external test labs to generate a highly effective network for the benefit of our development projects and our customers.

  • You lead projects for the development and optimization of test procedures and methods. You plan and monitor the project progress, and you ensure that the project goals are reached on time.

  • With your team you translate customer-specific and regulatory requirements into functional tests, ensure reporting with problem-oriented interpretations and derive recommendations.

  • You initiate and control the preparation and implementation of internal audits, serve as a contact point for auditors, and initiate and monitor the implementation of CAPAs.

  • Master degree or PhD in the field of science or engineering

  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in pharmaceutical packaging or medical device development, ideally with laboratory experience in a leading role

  • Very good social and leadership skills

  • Very good analytical skills, structured way of working and ability to prioritize

  • Knowledge of GMP, GLP, ISO 13485 and 15378, and other relevant

  • Knowledge of methods like FMEA, test planning, statistical evaluations, project management

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in German and English

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative, inspiring and agile work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas to continue with our successful growth culture. We offer you a career with a variety of interesting topics and a lot of freedom for creativity.

You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application:

Executive po­si­tion, 100%




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