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Formulation Specialist (m/f/d)

Country:  Italy
City:  Origgio (Varese)
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  43120


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:

  • Execute the Pharmaceutical Development trials within the Pharma Technology department
  • Support the Manufacturing department in the execution of demo and validation batches
  • Contribute to the resolution of technology-related issues and to the continuous improvement projects within the manufacturing department
  • Collect and elaborate data by using the statistic tools
  • Issue and update the department SOPs, create batch records for the trials and Technology Transfers
  • Manage the Pharma Technology laboratory (balance calibration, instruments cleaning and use, etc.) and manage the raw materials stock of the department (stock check, supplier identification, etc.)
  • Apply safety and GMP norms and regulations

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

  • A university degree in the Scientific domain (e.g. Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, or similar)
  • At least 1 or 2 years of experience within the Technology Transfer function of a multinational pharmaceutical company
  • You bring in MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), previous experience with SAP and/or a ERP system software represents a plus
  • Basic knowledge of statistical tools
  • Strong communication skills, high analytical skills and excellent team working approach; a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude characterize yourself
  • Knowledge of GMP is considered a plus
  • Fluent English language skills finalize your profile



We believe in the power of inclusion and that our best place to work happens when people bring their authentic selves to work and are welcomed for exactly who they are. We embrace diversity in all its forms and definition and strive to remove barriers to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where everyone can live authentically, every day and in every situation. 

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: 
Luigi Uccella 

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