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Global Industrial Hygiene Manager (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  43082


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:

  • Supporting Risk evaluation of handling activities with hazardous substances (worker safety & environment protection) using the ChemRADE software and the Advanced REACH Tool
  • Supporting functional units in design, implementation, maintenance and optimization of adequate control measures to reduce exposure to hazardous substances (substitution or technical, organizational, and personal control measures)
  • Supporting occupational hygiene monitoring activities in order to assess the efficacy of the control measure
  • Defining valid OEL-values or OEB classifications and PDE values for substances which are handled
  • Maintaining a global OEL & PDE list  on the intranet site of Grünenthal as well as maintaining expertise for Industrial Hygiene by participation in (inter)national congresses and symposia
  • Coordinating the creation of new MSDS’s and maintenance of MSDS’s for applicable Grünenthal products/intermediates
  • Supporting the creation of Workplace Instruction Cards (WIC’s) for substances and mixtures
  • Leading  REACH registration process of substances whenever is applicable as well as representing Grünenthal in IH networks of national and international pharma companies


What you´ll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • University degree in Natural science studies, engineering studies or comparable
  • Certification for Industrial Hygienist and good knowledge of, and practical experience in Industrial Hygiene
  • Proven experience in working in a highly matrixed environment and track record in managing multiple conflicting priorities and projects
  • Good knowledge of, and experience in the application of technical solutions to protect employees form hazardous substances as well as in toxicological evaluation of chemical substances
  • Fluency in business English and in German language; Spanish is appreciated
  • A high level of commitment and a structured and independent way of working combined with analytical thinking, team spirit and service orientation and willingness to travel from time to time
  • Actively seeks diverse input and contributions when designing solutions 



About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated 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 focusing 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 approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved sales of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Rita Hugo-Olbertz

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