Location: Switzerland - Meyrin/Geneva

Function: Manufacturing/Production

Company: OM Pharma

Marilda Martins

Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 67 69

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About You

In this new position, you are responsible of the Operational Excellence deployment across Geneva site. You report directly to the Site Manager and assure application of best pratices and sharing of key learnings. You lead the implementation of continuous improvement and sustain the culture change of the site. Your responsibilities include:

  • Successful deployment of standard operational practices like 5S, 8 waste, Visual Management activities with yearly evaluation of tangible earnings
  • Drive and sustain several DMAIC or classic projects in order to improve time consuming processes and minimize risk within the organization
  • Establish and drive 6 sigma methodology across processes and support all data management governance on site
  • Lead, organize and coordinate necessary trainings or certifications in Operational Excellence for collaborators, managers, and functional heads in order to reinforce lean capabilities
  • Develop and reinforce a process to visually align and manage the plants daily, weekly, monthly, and annual work including new technologies
  • Ensure that local deployment is aligned with strategic plans of the group by engaging organization through presentations and roadmaps

For this challenging position, we are looking for an hands-on person bringing the following profile:

  • Engineering or Technical degree in Pharmacy, biochemisty, chemistry or similar
  • Lean Six Sigma certification Black Belt
  • 3 years of experience in a similar position, ideally within pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven accomplishment in Lean 6 Sigma techniques to lead continuous improvement within an organization is a must
  • Specific use of tools such as  5S, 8W, TPM, Waste management, Visual Management, JIT
  • Fluent in French and English both in oral and written conversation. Knowledge of German is an asset

You hold strong communications skills and are able to communicate with all levels in the organization. Acting as a coach, you feel comfortable in training people and develop their skills. You would describe yourself as an highly-motivated person with very good analytical skills, who loves to develop new projects and drive the Change.

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are.

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