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Head of Contract Manufacturing
Stuttgart Region
We at headcount AG are recruiters who are fascinated by Science and thrive in a people-centric environment. We want to make finding great talent for our clients as simple and smooth as possible. We service clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices industry.

Our client is a regenerative tissue engineering start-up developing bioprinted tissue grafts by utilizing pioneering 3D bioprinting technology. Their concept proved to be successful and now they have entered the clinical stage.
Due to their growth they are looking for a strong leader in manufacturing: as a Director for Contract Manufacturing you would be steering their product further by means of efficient collaboration with cGMP biotech manufacturing partners globally.


_Defining and implementing the strategy for tissue engineering manufacturing, including current clinical and future commercial needs 
_Building and managing realtionships with external manufactuding partners and leading the processe improvement according to quality, financial and regulatory compliance
_Leading cross-functional teams
_Regular communication with contract manufacturing partners including interaction with logistics, process development departments, and internal technical experts
_Conducting suppliers risk assessments and improvement processing for production issues 


_An advanced scientific degree coupled with a strong experience (5+ years) in biotech/ gene therapy/ tissue or biopharma GMP manufacturing processes
_Proven track record of managing projects independently 
_Understanding of FDA and EMA guidelines
_Ability to influence and drive the strategy and improvements as well as establishing solid relationships
_Hands-on attitude and a deep understanding of technical aspects of manufacturing processes, both upstream and downstream
_Fluent English and German

***Please forward your application should you meet the requirements above – applications which do not meet these requirements will not be considered***

headcount AG
Elizaveta Melnichuk, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Dreikönigstrasse 55
8002 Zürich

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