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Quality Assurance Operations and Quality Excellence Lead (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  43303


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:

  • Ensuring effective and efficient Quality operations in compliance with legal requirements, standard operating procedures on health and safety at work as well as environmental protection
  • Leading and developing team by empowering the people, training, coaching and applying principles of high performing teams
  • Driving improvement projects, change programs and Quality Excellence 
  • Managing and coordinating activities incl. investigations, risk evaluations, CAPA definition and implementation related to non-conformances like deviations, complaints, market recalls in collaboration with other departments


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

  • University degree in natural sciences
  • First years of leadership experience  
  • Very good understanding of Quality Management in Pharma environment and knowledge of applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Experience in successfully realizing process improvements and driving Quality Excellence in cross-functional teams 
  • Business-fluent English skills, German skills helpfull
  • Strategic and analytical thinking as well as excellent stakeholder management & networking skills


What are some of the local benefits

  • Hybrid working model (1 day per week in Home office)
  • Bilingual daycare centre “Karlinis“ and holiday activities for employees’ children
  • 30 holidays, plus 6-8 bridging days
  • (E-) Bike leasing and e-charging stations


"Be part of this great place to work. Join us. A great opportunity to join a highly motivated team and to work on topics where you will be able to make tangible improvements."

Sabbah Samir, the Hiring Manager


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 revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Sandra Friske

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