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Director Operations (m/f/d)

Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyOperations

Job description

  • Management of the operational laboratory business and ensuring profitability at 2 locations
  • Leading, guiding and developing of the department- and team-leaders
  • Ensuring overall project management and maintaining the project forecast
  • Project controlling and ensuring that resources and budgets for service projects are met
  • Evaluating and optimizing our structures and processes in terms of effectiveness, customer satisfaction and competitiveness
  • Close cooperation with BD & Sales regarding proposal preparation, project costing and proposal approval
  • Budget preparation in cooperation with the management
  • Management of quality control in accordance with §12 AMWHV
  • Accompaniment of customer audits
  • Expansion and further development of the product portfolio and exploitation of new business areas
  • Representation of the company, e.g. through publications, customer contact, participation in trade fairs and conferences

Job requirements

  • At least 7 years of industry experience in a leading position in the field of analytics of biopharmaceuticals or recombinant proteins
  • Expert knowledge of structural protein characterization
  • Strong experience in multi-project management
  • Experience as Head of Quality Control with extensive GMP knowledge
  • Leadership personality with strong interpersonal skills, implementation strenghts and results orientation as well as a cooperative way of working
  • Strong entrepreneurial thinking matched with pragmatism, organizational talent and a high degree of customer orientation
  • Excellent communication skills and flexibility
  • Fluent Business English skills and intercultural competence
  • Willingness to travel

We offer

  • Responsible and varied tasks in a motivating working environment
  • A permanent position in a dynamically growing international life science group with over 200 employees
  • Optimal induction and training opportunities as well as individual development options
  • Appreciation, openness and respect as well as a lively feedback culture
  • Flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and flexibility
  • Comprehensive health management
  • Job-Bike leasing
  • Regular company and team events
Dortmund or Heilbronn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany


Dortmund or Heilbronn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany