head manufacturing in reinach

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reinach, aargau
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Life Sciences
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058 201 55 50

job description

Randstad Professionals is currently looking for a Head of Manufacturing (Permanent)  for a main client located in the surroundings of Basel.  

This Permanent position is a great opportunity to join a global group focusing on the manufacturing of high value ingredients in the nutrition sector.  The company is in full development with major focus on United States and EMEA. The position of Head manufacturing is to be filled ASAP. 

Job description: 

  • As Head of Manufacturing you will be working together with the Head of Operations in a cross- functional team including other Operations functions, R&D, Commercial and Finance and be responsible for the direction, managing and the coordination of our manufacturing operations at our various CMO sites. 

  • You will be in charge to build out an efficient and effective production processes to support our growing business. You will be responsible to further develop the CMO network and to ensure that production schedules meet forecasted market demands. 

  • You will also manage the tech transfer activities to various manufacturing sites and work with internal staff to design and coordinate further the development and improvement of our production processes. 


  • Lead and manage all manufacturing operations (CMO) 

  • Establish appropriate manufacturing operations systems and processes 

  • Provide oversight of tech transfer and scale up of the production processes 

  • Resolve production issues quickly and effectively 

  • Implementing continuous improvement processes and techniques 

  • Ensure production output meets the needs of the business i.e. timely delivery to meet commercial and quality targets 

  • Develop, monitor and control budgets, resources and capital expenditures 

  • Provide strategic planning and leadership to ensure a sustainable cost-effective manufacturing and supply chain is in place 

  • Develop a strong working relationship and manage the interaction with the CMOs by providing assistance and guidance 

  • Further develop the network of CMOs, always led by improvements in efficiency and cost savings 

  • Actively contribute in the managing, negotiation and closing of commercial agreements with our CMOs, including pricing and quality agreements 

  • Travel as required to manufacturing sites located in the US and Europe 


If you are interested to learn more about this great opportunity, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. Feel free to send me your CV at following email



I am looking forward to receiving your applications


Olivier Worch