Corporate Operational Excellence VI&P (m/f/d) - limited until 31.12.2023

Job ID:  55655

Wien, AT

Job Level:  Professionals
Job Category:  Production
Employment Type:  Temporary employment
Career Level: 

Octapharma specializes in the development of highly pure pharmaceuticals made of human blood plasma. As part of a family-owned enterprise, Octapharma in Vienna is not only the largest production site, but also a successful research location of the Octapharma Group. Since our company continues to grow, we are now hiring for our team:


Your new challenges which will inspire you:


  • Supporting and leading the business in setting up goal metrics and refine target metrics along with company leaders
  • Translates Operational Excellence needs into a comprehensive project plan which ensures successful project completion
  • Act as a Team lead for the change team to ensure the completion of your team's work in a timely and effective manner
  • Provides input for local roadmap aligned with corporate OE and site management team
  • Oversee specialized trainings to assist employees with obstacles in the Operational Excellence transformation
  • Participate in providing guidance for continuous improvement by conducting/leading analysis and recommending effective solutions
  • Prepares periodic written reports for Steering Committee and Senior Managers regarding project status and keeps Architect and COE leadership informed of project direction; renegotiates direction as necessary
  • Makes presentations regarding project direction and recommendations to Senior Managers together with the performance owners


Your profile that will convince us:

  • Completed University degree in Technical science, natural science or business studies (or related)
  • First project work experience is required
  • First work experience in a similar function is beneficial
  • Project management skills are beneficial
  • Knowledge of operational Excellence is required (mostly lean)
  • GMP knowledge is an advantage
  • Strength in communication and presentation in German and English
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills as well as organizational strength

Our attractive benefits for you:

  • Wide range of tasks in an international setting, flexibility and personal responsibility
  • Reliable employer with generous employee benefits and a salary customary in the market.
  • Familiar setting of a family-owned enterprise with benefits such as Do & Co staff restaurant, extraordinary staff events and many more:



Additional information:

The minimum gross wage according to the collective agreement (chemical industry) for your new job is EUR 3.909,66. We strive to adapt your salary to your range of tasks and to your profile, which is why we are ready to pay wages higher than collectively agreed.

We are looking forward to new, committed employees who join forces with us to promote our strong growth in order to keep enabling our patients to live a better life - because it is in our blood! Is it in your blood too? We are looking forward to receiving your application via our online career portal.



Your contact:

Ann-Kathrin Greve
Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsges.m.b.H.
Oberlaaer Straße 235, 1100 Wien,
T: +43 (1) 610 32 - 4299

Working at Octapharma

Whether your interests lie in the field of research and development, production, marketing, sales, finance or engineering, there are many career opportunities at Octapharma

We are the world's largest family-owned plasma company and entirely European. In the spirit of our founder Wolfgang Marguerre, we do not pursue short-term profit goals, but have future generations in mind. Our vision: we are passionate about developing new healthcare solutions that improve lives. We own 6 modern production facilities in Austria, France, Germany, Sweden and Mexico. The Marguerre family continues to play an essential role in the company's day-to-day operations.

Octapharma wants to offer its employees a working environment that challenges them as much as it enriches them. Since its foundation in 1983, the company has grown steadily and today we employ almost 10,000 people.

If you are interested in becoming a part of Octapharma, we invite you to apply for one of our open positions.

About Octapharma

Headquartered in Lachen, Switzerland, Octapharma is one of the largest human protein manufacturers in the world, developing and producing human proteins from human plasma and human cell lines.

Octapharma employs more than 11,000 people worldwide to support the treatment of patients in 118 countries with products across three therapeutic areas: Hematology, Immunotherapy and Critical Care.

Octapharma has seven R&D sites and five state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Austria, France, Germany and Sweden, and operates more than 190 plasma donation centers across Europe and the US.

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