Pharma Technology Strategy Manager (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  39920


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:

  • Helping us to assess new products integration and changes of our manufacturing and supply network especially contributing with your pharma technology expertise: You will guide and lead network design decisions, identifying strategic and tactical improvement opportunities
  • Joining forces with a cool, diverse and international team – colleagues from quality assurance, regulatory affairs, supply chain and finance will be on your side 
  • Experiencing a rapid personal growth adventure with lots of opportunities to present to our management boards 
  • This is only the first step of a career path within our company: you have an ambition – we support you to reach it! 


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

  • Gained first insights in the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (GMP)
  • Master degree in Science (e.g. Pharmacist, Pharma engineer) with first experiences in the pharmaceutical or related industries
  • Passion about solving problems, especially using data driven decision taking processes and not being afraid of numbers and analytics
  • Ability to find your way to achieve the most optimal solutions together with a team
  • Strong communication and interaction skills
  • Fluency in Business English, additional language beneficial
  • Interest in a working environment that offers lots of additional benefits including a fair share of working from home/ meeting colleagues in the office


"In this role you will be one of the key drivers for our network strategy assessments. You will see the full end-to-end perspective of our operations processes, will have lots of international exposure and will be prepared for your next cool role in our organization according to your personal growth ambition."

Sandra Milena Matamoros Ortiz, 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 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2020, Grünenthal employed around 4,500 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Rita Hugo-Olbertz

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