For our client, a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we are looking for a

Head of Maintenance & Pharma Engineering (X)

Type of contract: Festanstellung

Order number: A3597-93

Start date: 01.12.2023

Job description:

  • Changes are welcome to you and you are able to take your team with you?
  • You are familiar with production and know the importance of GMP?

Your duties:

  • Leading & empowering the group of engineers, supervisors and technicians
  • Engineering projects from concept phase over purchasing &  installation to ramp-up phase
  • Managing the project business cases & maintenance/project budgets
  • Ensuring the effective supply and storage of spare parts
  • Planned maintenance activities to keep the machine in basic conditions and implement the PM-Program (Preventive Maintenance)
  • Deliver training to technicians and operators as well as analysis of breakdowns
  • Supporting other functions with root-cause-analysis as well as supporting technical projects and the implementation of new products & processes
  • Ensuring the adherence to the GMP-rules in the pharmaceutical area as well as ensuring the adherence to safety-standards

Your qualifications:

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or comparable
  • Track record of several years of experience in maintenance, engineering and production roles in the manufacturing area
  • Track record in leading teams (high-performing-teams) and proven ability to effectively communicate through and work in a matrix organization in a multinational company
  • Strong experience in technical project management
  • Strong experience in OPEXc, TPM and PM-programs as well as proven experience in purchasing & installing new lines, machines and technical devices
  • Fluency in business English and ideally German
  • Proven experience in cultural change and effectively managing and aligning a team (steering committees, goal alignment, leadership development)
  • Result driven and value adding: understanding and responding to customer needs, prioritizes, simplifies and acts efficiently

Is this position interesting for you? I look forward to hearing from you!
Doris Ehrmann
Fon: +49 281 3008424
Mail: doris.ehrmann(at)