Operations Director

Location Liège, Belgium
Job type Permanent
Salary €75000 - €90000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Contact John Spring
Email john.spring@secrecruitment.com
Operations Director

This is a great role for an experienced pharmaceutical manufacturing operations expert, looking to play a crucial role in a global pharma manufacturing company. The role will require someone to be part of the site management committee and oversee all the operations across production and distribution of a biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant. You will be managing a team as well as operations, and ensuring all budgets, projects and timelines are met effectively and efficiently.

Salary & Benefits:

€90k plus benefits, car and bonus

Role and responsibilities:

*You will be responsible for implementing and managing the operating strategy of the site's production and warehouse in conjunction with the Site Leadership Team
*Determination of short-term, mid-term and long-term strategy and goals, deploying an explaining these strategies to all departments
*Control the budgets for the departments, managing and adjusting the resources required, both for equipment and personnel
*Lead investigations on production issues
*Implement problem solving actions relating to product quality, for example CAPAs
*Documentation management - SOPs, deviations, work instructions etc.
*Make sure that the processes in the manufacturing and warehouse departments are running efficiently and on time
*Supervise and directly line manage a team of 5; 4 Production Managers and 1 Warehouse Manager

Requires skills and qualifications:

*Scientific Degree with extensive work experience is required
*10+ years' in working in Operations, ideally in aseptic manufacturing, but certainly within GMP environments (pharma experience preferred)
*Solid experience in management - line managing experienced professionals
*Very good project management and budget management experience
*You must be business fluent level in both French and English


This is a great opportunity to work with a market leader in biopharmaceuticals. The role will play a key part on a site of around 150 people that are actively making a difference to people's lives every day. You will experience excellent career growth and development and be part of a best-in-class team making great strides in the medical world.

To apply for this position and put yourself under immediate consideration, send your CV to john.spring@secpharma.com or call +44 (0) 207 255 6650