Jobs at Gerresheimer

Project Manager (w/m/d)

Solothurnerstrasse 235, Switzerland | Olten | Full-time

Job Description

  • Manage projects for the development of innovative Medical Devices in the field of Liquid Drug Delivery (Combination Products)
  • Lead cross-functional teams (e.g., Mechanics, Electronics, Software, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Industrialization, etc.) and manage multiple projects, varying in size and complexity.
  • Develop and implement overall project plan, including schedule, resource allocation, cost and monitor progress against business key objectives and project’s goals.
  • Document key information, decisions, actions, issues, scope changes, resources, timelines, and milestones and ensure project management elements and tracking systems are up-to-date
  • Guide the preparation and lead the phase/gates reviews, document meeting minutes, applying company QMS and Product Development Process
  • Required to establish a high performance culture by fostering personal accountability and commitment to results, and coach and mentor Core Team members to ensure proper preparation, realistic planning and rigorous execution and monitoring of the project.
  • Ensure close coordination with international customers and external development and manufacturing partners
  • Facilitate project workshops like schedule compression exercises, technical issues problem solving, RCA
  • Improve project management phase gate process and actively supports business process improvements, align with all stakeholders and deploy/train the organization accordingly
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Master’s degree or higher education in scientific or technical field
  • Project Management certification preferred, Waterfall and Agile (i.e. PMI-PMP or IPMA; SCRUM or SAFe)
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience in leading multifunctional project teams in a global matrix organization
  • At least 5 years of Medical Device Industry experience (e.g. 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, MDD, MDR 2017/745)
  • Proven track record of successfully leading Medical Device projects from initiation to launch, preferably in the field of parenteral delivery systems (e.g. prefilled auto-injectors, patch pumps)
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team as an individual contributor in a fast paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills in dealing with customers, suppliers and service providers 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is required, knowledge of German preferred
  • Willingness to travel approx 15%

Additional Information

We offer a challenging, international environment and the opportunity to actively contribute to the company and different teams with knowledge and engagement, and to develop personally. We also offer a modern workplace in a historic building, advanced and flexible working conditions as well as salaries according to performance and well-developed social benefits.

Interested? Please upload your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, job references, diplomas / certificates) by clicking on the "apply now" button. We look forward to reading from you.

Your contact person - For further information please contact us, +41 62 209 71 00


Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Food & drinks

We offer you free beverages and snacks.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer fitness trainings, company pension plans and a group insurance.

Learning & development

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

Mobile working

Mobile working and home office arrangements make our work routine more flexible.

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).

Note: Benefits might vary depending on the position.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 12,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2023 of around EUR 2bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!