Qualified Person (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Manufacturing & Global Operations
Job ID:  36320


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:

  • As key person in the Quality Management you assume the overall responsibility for all batch release related systems, activities and processes at our Manufacturing site in Aachen
  • As Qualified Person (QP) you take over the routine duties acc. to the legal requirements including the final judgement of batch disposition/release of products produced internally and as well as externally and the competence to initiate corrective and preventive actions and assure that allocated tasks are in fact being performed satisfactorily
  • In the cooperation with all other Quality Assurance departments as well as with Production, Quality Control and Supply Chain and associated functional representatives in the senior management you ensure the internal,  national and international required quality standards for our medicinal products and medical devices
  • Leadership and development of a team of approx. 10 staff members

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

  • Professional degree as Pharmacist or an equivalent education and Qualification as Qualified Person according to 2001/83/EG article 49 (2and 3)
  • Acting at least 10 years as QP in the manufacturing of medicinal products
  • a deep experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control or Production for several years (international environment)
  • Excellent knowledge of respective and applicable  regulations, legislation and GMP/GDP/ISO guidelines for pharmaceuticals
  • Fluent in German and English; additional languages a plus, but not required
  • Good analytical skills, capability for problem solving, good organization talent and advanced presentation skills combined with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Experience in leadership



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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