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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