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Germany - Weil am Rhein
Job Description
Fisher Clinical Services GmbH is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation, a world-class company serving the scientific community and healthcare industry. We are leaders in providing clinical supply chain management services and clinical supplies distributed to patients worldwide.

For our location in Weil am Rhein (DE) we are looking for a

Operations Manager (Logistic Order Preparation) (f/m)

At our site in Weil am Rhein, we are offering an exciting job opportunity as Operations Manager (f/m).
In this position you ensure all distribution orders are dispatched on time to agreed quality standards. For this purpose the co-ordination of staff and resource must be checked and prioritized where necessary. Additionally, you ensure the planned manufacturing steps can start to the scheduled date; this entails, where required, equipment, materials and approved documentation must be available and in place as per the agreed schedule. In this position you work in a multi-disciplinary environment and are required to coordinate with all necessary departments to ensure safety, quality, delivery and cost levels are maintained to expected standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensures all distribution and packaging operational activities are performed in a compliant, cost effective and timely manner, in alignment to both internal and external expectations.
  • Coordinates missing operational requirements with all departments involved, timely escalation of issues to the Head of Operations and where necessary concerned departments.
  • Contributes towards recruitment, training, supervision and appraisals of employees
  • Supports / leads investigations into Quality and Safety incidents, actively promotes the working to high standards in both areas.
  • Acts as deputy of Head of Operations during periods of absence.
  • Local approval of absence requests.
  • Participation / leading of the Tier 1 and Tier 2 stand up meetings, where necessary acting as a deputy for the Head of Operations.
  • Active participation in the identification, communication and resolution of process inefficiencies and improvement opportunities.
  • Participation in specific projects as directed by the Head of Operations.
  • Participation in both regulatory and customer audits

Your Profile:
  • At least 5 years of experience in a fast moving operational role, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment or similar industry, e.g. Shift manager or Planning role
  • Education in either logistics or material planning is a plus
  • Ability to work to defined timelines and where necessary prioritise effectively to ensure compliance to all standards.
  • Able to work as both a team member or individual maintaining good communication with both peers and colleagues.
  • Ability to independently solve problems.
  • Previous experience of managing teams
  • Fluency both written and spoken in German, Good command of English
  • MS Office, Outlook and ERP systems
  • Lean / Operational Excellence is a plus
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary / multicultural team environment
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Project)

What We Offer:
  • Employment with an innovative and future-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story
to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the
world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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