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Chemical Production Manager

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Key Responsibilities:

•    Manage a chemical production sector to deliver products on quality, on time and in full, with the highest HSE standards. Driving for the success of new products and processes transfer with R&D team
•    Motivate and develop a team. Ensure team alignment with company objectives and policies
•    Raise HSE standards: observe and provide feedback, make sure lessons are learnt from incidents, communicate on HSE, monitor performance. Develop the skills of the team in HSE. 
•    Establish and execute a long-term plan for the sector to develop team, processes, HSE and assets
•    Communicate efficiently: cascade information from the site management, share feedbacks from shop floor to management, circulate information between sectors and departments
•    Foster a culture of sustainable change through continuous improvements, monitor and improve the performance of the sector (work processes and production processes)


We value:

•    Master Degree in chemical engineering or organic chemistry. 
•    A minimum of 5-year experience in managing batch processes production in fine chemical or pharmaceutical industry.
•    Proven track record in managing and developing teams
•    Strong, hands-on HSE skills
•    Outstanding leadership: exemplarity, emotional intelligence, integrity, passion, drive for results.
•    Proven track record in continuous improvement. Green belt is a plus.


We offer:

•    A motivating work environment with qualified and passionate employees
•    The most complex ingredient development and chemical production site of the Firmenich Group
•    Opportunities to carry out improvement initiatives
•    Opportunities to evolve in an environment offering a wide variety of processes and a strong innovation activity