Jobs at Gerresheimer

Plant Director (m/f/d)

7 Rue George Eastman, France | Chalon-sur-Saône | Full-time

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Plant Manager (m/f/d) to maximize the plant’s operational and financial performance while driving for quality in all processes.

  • Managing the legal entity
  • Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction through on-time deliveries, transparent and timely communication and fulfilling customer needs
  • Drive systematic improvement of the production processes to increases process stability, labor productivity and equipment efficiency
  • Drive the implementation of a performance-oriented maintenance strategy for production equipment and infrastructure
  • Develop effective but lean structures of indirect plant functions
  • Systematically develop the qualification of the plant’s direct and indirect staff
  • Support the development of the plant’s quality system to ensure effective quality control and feedback of quality information into production to allow process improvement
  • Drive the implementation of the Gerresheimer Management System (GMS)
  • Manage the plants networking capital position
  • Maintain and develop the plant’s fixed asset base (production equipment, infrastructure)
  • Manage an effective health, safety and environment system
  • Prepare the annual budget and strategic plan (OPSP), implement corresponding actions and report progress and plant performance monthly


  • University degree in business or engineering
  • Profound experience in leadership positions in manufacturing industries, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry, including relevant budget / P&L responsibility
  • In-depth understanding of production and maintenance management, good understanding of commercial functions
  • Proven track record of plant performance improvement (esp. production)
  • Experience in working in an international business environment and collaborating with sites and functions abroad
  • Fluency in French and English, German skills are advantageous
  • Complexe decision-making, effective communication and hands-on mentality
  • Organizational skills and high sense of responsibility


Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer a life and social insurance.

Public transport

With us, your will benefit from 50% off the subscription for public transportation.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industry. With our specialty glass and plastic products, we contribute to health and well-being. We have worldwide operations and about 10,000 employees manufacture our products in local markets, close to our customers. With our plants in Europe, North America, South America and Asia, we generate revenues of approximately EUR 1.4 billion. The comprehensive product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe, simple administration of medicines: Insulin pens, inhalers, micro pumps, prefillable syringes, injection vials, ampoules, bottles and containers for liquid and solid medicines with closure and safety systems as well as packaging for the cosmetics industry.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!