Manufacturing Digitalisation Head

Job title : Manufacturing Digitalisation Head
Location : Geneva
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Swiss Franc180000 - Swiss Franc220000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Contact name : John Spring
Contact number : +44 (0) 207 255 6650
Contact email :
Manufacturing Digitalisation Head

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies in a brand new role that will play an instrumental part in the digitalisation and innovation of their biologics manufacturing site and in future, additional biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturing plants globally.

Salary & Benefits:

Excellent salary, benefits and relocation package available - full details on request.

Role and responsibilities:

*Manage a team of up to 20 people including manufacturing engineers and IT professionals
*Drive the digital transformation of a key manufacturing site (around 500 employees) with significant automation knowledge
*Interact globally with other sites for innovation and digitalisation initiatives
*Manage digital roadmaps
*Ownership of the site system; project manage, validate and execute strategy and monitor system performance
*Manage Opex and Capex for all relevant projects for manufacturing digitalisation, working closely with both IT and engineering personnel
*Oversee continuous improvement initiatives
*Drive manufacturing intelligence concepts for a full predictive manufacturing plant

Requires skills and qualifications:

*Engineering education preferred
*10+ years' experience in digital and automation strategy management and leadership
*Pharma industry experience is nice to have, but other automated industry experience is desired
*Excellent managerial skills, leadership of a large team and ability to communicate with senior management
*Excellent project management, budget management and change management skill set
*Fluency in French and English is a must

To apply for this position and put yourself under immediate consideration, send your CV to or call +44 (0) 207 255 6650