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Industrial Applications & Good Engineering Practices Specialist

Country:  Italy
City:  Origgio (Varese)
Department:  Global Operations & Production
Job ID:  38583


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:

  • Dynamic interaction with internal and external customers to drive innovation
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary group dealing with utilities/equipment/computerized systems implementation with focus on validation
  • Support digital roadmap implementation and engineering/production project
  • Application of global engineering standards, best practices to the manufacturing sites
  • Provide scientific engineering solutions to problems in Global Manufacturing with focus on operations excellence and KPI satisfaction
  • Taking care of utilities/equipment/computerized Validation lifecycle (e2e)
  • Support in managing the inventory of computerized systems of the plant, undertake an evaluation of the periodic risk and propose the action plan
  • Ensure top-level helpdesk of ERP (i.e. SAP), MES, serialisation and/or computerized systems of competence


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

  • University degree in Biology/CTF/Pharmacy/Engineering/ computer science (IT) or comparable
  • Technical professional with at least of 2/4 years’ experience in Pharma or comparable
  • Risk management, data management, data integrity knowledges 
  • Knowledge of ERP system is beneficial
  • Knowledge of validation techniques (GMP; GAMP; WHO, CFR21…)
  • OPEX problem solving techniques is beneficial
  • Interpersonal understanding and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker, outstanding collaborator and convincing communicator, who always keeps business benefits and quality in mind
  • Fluency in business English
  • Track record of managing multiple conflicting priorities and project



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 

Meet our teams
LinkedIn: Grunenthal Group
Instagram: @grunenthal

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