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Digital Project Manager (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  41636


Our people in Manufacturing & Global Operations share two priorities: getting things done and making things better. If you’re a dynamic person with a positive mindset, you’ll fit in well here. It’s an international team with a powerful spirit of collaboration. Together, we make sure our products meet the highest standards of quality by constantly searching for ways to improve at every stage of our value chain – from the raw materials we buy through to the logistics network that brings our medicines to patients. Join our team and help us make an even bigger contribution to Grünenthal’s future.


What the job looks like
Each day you´ll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Driving the planning, co-ordination and management of digital projects (including business case, budgeting, resources, etc.) across business, IT and third parties
  • Achieving projects deliverables and ensure high quality standards
  • Identifying potential issues and alternative solutions and bringing digitalization ideas to the next level by exploring, evaluating, and prioritizing digital opportunities based on user needs, business context, technical feasibility and other characteristic
  • Being the champion for novel ideas and mobilize the organization to operate more efficiently through digitalization
  • Being ambassador of digitalization supporting and organizing user trainings regarding processes, software, interfaces, workflows, etc. to ensure that new technologies become part of the standard work

What you´ll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • You have a master degree in science
  • You have a proven track record in project management of digital solution implementation in manufacturing, supply chain, or quality (QA/QC)
  • You have gained comprehensive business process knowledge in the field of life science industry (GXP)
  • You have strong IT and business foundation
  • You are able to effectively manage internal and external stakeholders to challenge ideas in a cross-cultural work environment
  • You are fluent in business English (oral and written), additional capabilities in German, Spanish and/or Italian language skills are beneficial
  • You have hands-on expertise in SAP/ECC/ERP-application and/or robotic implementation in manufacturing and/or data analytics
  • You are passionate for digital technologies
  • Knowledge of lean and six sigma principles is beneficial
  • Travel requirement: approximately 20%



"A great opportunity to drive hands on Grünenthal’s digital transformation and to shape its future."

Filippo Tabaccanti, the Hiring Manager


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2021, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.5 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Rita Hugo-Olbertz

Meet our teams
LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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