Director R&D (f/m) – Pharma Production – API

Patheon Austria GmbH & Co KG, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Linz
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 9.11.2018

Director R&D (f/m) - Pharma Production - API

As part of the Site Leadership Team you are responsible for a team of scientists developing new processes in the lab, including the transfer to the pilot plant and optimization of existing procedures for established commercial products. Heading a team of 50 R&D employees you provide professional leadership in the execution of all relevant work processes and ensure process efficiency and effectiveness as well as continuous improvements.

Your responsibilities

  • Support mid/long term R&D strategy and secure implementation after approval
  • Ensure all necessary capacities in adequate quality and quantity (R&D equipment, infrastructure, etc)
  • Provide scientific leadership to direct reports and their teams
  • Operational alignment with Quality, Project Management, Business and Production
  • Client-contact for all scientific issues incl. client-presentations and issue resolution
  • Leadership, motivation and development of allocated employees
  • Planning and budgeting of R&D resources
  • Responsible for safety in R&D laboratories, Lab-infrastructure and maintenance, coordination of affiliates regarding new constructions/investments, dealing with relevant authorities regarding safety restraints
  • Responsible for development and implementation of guidelines on safe handling of hazardous materials
  • Contact with internal as well as external research centers and universities

Your qualifications

  • University degree (PhD) in Organic Chemistry
  • 10+ years' experience in process development and/or chemical manufacturing/engineering
  • Multiyear experience ideally in Pharma CDMO business, Chemical Service or Pharma business
  • Experience within project and resource management
  • Top communicator with strong leadership personality
  • Full professional proficiency in German and English (written and spoken)

Interested? Please apply here. Recruiter: Claudia Huber-Newman

We offer Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organization, Outstanding career and development prospects, Company pension scheme, Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $20 billion and 65,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.On the Austrian site in Linz more than 700 members work on custom manufacturing of active ingredients for our customers in pharmaceutical industry. For this role, we offer an attractive salary that matches your qualifications and experience. Please note that for legal reasons we have to point out that for this position according to the collective agreement for the chemical industry the monthly gross salary is at least EUR 6.266,57.Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Patheon Austria GmbH & Co KG, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

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