Offene Stellen bei 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 the global partner for pharma, biotech, healthcare and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging and drug delivery devices. 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, focus on quality and customers. 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 10,000 employees and generates annual sales of more than €1.4 billion. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

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!

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