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Project Manager* for our Business Unit Pharma
Mainz, Germany


SCHOTT Pharma designs solutions grounded in science to ensure that medications are safe and easy to use for people around the world – because human health matters. Every day, a team of around 4,700 people from over 65 nations works at SCHOTT Pharma to contribute to global healthcare. The company is represented in all main pharmaceutical hubs with 16 manufacturing sites in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. SCHOTT Pharma AG & Co. KGaA, headquartered in Mainz, Germany, is part of SCHOTT AG that is owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. In light of this spirit, SCHOTT Pharma is committed to sustainable development for society and the environment and has the strategic goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2030.
Become our Project Manager* for our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems, located in our headquarter in Mainz, Germany . In this role, you will be responsible for the whole lifecycle of global complex technology projects, which require an understanding for the specific Pharma environment, e.g. to build-up new plants. Therefore, a willingness to travel globally (±40 %) is necessary.

Your Contribution
You submit proposals for future projects and drive complex technology-innovation projects from idea along the project life cycle to industrialization, relating our Pharma road map.
You plan medium-term international or interdisciplinary projects that include several disciplines, e.g. technology development, and further teams, e.g. R&D or site management. In this context, you not only define sub-projects and work package agreements as well as necessary training measures, but also set-up a strong cross-functional project organization of local employees as well as several functions and involve external support, if necessary.
Moreover, you are responsible for the investment products, the budget control of your dedicated projects as well as the project reporting.
You always ensure adherence to and monitoring of legal laws and internal regulations concerning IMSU / EHS / cGMP / Guidelines for pharmaceutical supplier industry / safety regulations for all involved parties.

Your Qualifications
University’s degree in engineering, industrial engineering or similar
6-9 years of professional experience in project management / Project Management Office, in which you bring min. 3 years of proven leadership skills as (sub-) project leader and experience in managing non-disciplinary and multi-cultural colleagues
Strong systematic problem solving competence for greater projects as the build-up of new plant within a GMP or Pharma-related environment
Project management/methodological competence – IPMA-C certificate is required
Very good command of English is mandatory, good German is a plus
Persuasive communication and presentation skills, as well as structured working method

SCHOTT’s openness to promote your further development is just as great as our additional benefits. Ranging from active health management via flexible working hours all the way to corporate pension plans: everything geared to suit your goals and needs.
Discover a special corporate culture where everyone has the opportunity to develop their entire potential.
At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize equity, diversity, and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees are the precondition for the success of our company.

Talent development
Trust-based working time
Holistic corporate health management
Free Parking

Please feel free to contact us
We’re looking forward to your application

Marina Schmidt


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