Shire Project Leader (m/f) in Benatzkygasse (Baxalta), United States

About the position:

  • Project and portfolio management / 75%

  • Manage overall portfolio and projects for raw material changes for all Shire products/plants considering lowest possible impact on market supply and manufacturing operations while still maintaining highest possible efficiency in change implementation.

  • Lead cross-divisional or cross-functional projects with a broad scope. Identify and engage necessary resources. Identify barriers and recommend solutions. Develop a project plan and execute to timeline. Communicate project status to requestors, customers and senior management.

  • Define implementation plan and if required mitigation strategy based on supply/demand forecast. Optimize inventory levels with Supply Planning to reduce the financial impact of the change while securing the launch of the new material.

  • Align different Supply Chain views and needs (Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management) in the context of material change to one Supply Chain implementation strategy.

  • Leads global teams (internal/external) in defining program strategies, developing goals, assigning project tasks and ensures the team meets all goals.

  • Analyze complex data with the understanding of trade-offs between different business objectives and present recommendations

  • Process management / 10%

  • Transparently monitor, control and report process performance of material changes.

  • Ensure globally harmonized application of raw material implementation processes across the different functions and facilities.

  • Define and control transparent process for business case development of requested material changes as base for definition of project priority and required implementation target date.

  • Continuous process alignment and improvement.

  • Problem solving / 5%

  • Initiate escalation process and facilitate problem solving for issues endangering supply continuity or fulfillment of business critical goals.

  • Consultation / 5%

  • Represent Supply Chain in material projects (if not driven/managed by Material Change Management), provide expert statements and provide training/technical consultation if required.

  • Relations / 5%

  • Establish and maintain relationships with customers (sites), stakeholders, third parties/vendors.

Skills you need:

  • Experience in project management in an international environment

  • Experience as Change Control Owner

  • Excellent SharePoint/ Excel skills

  • Flexibility regarding working time (calls might be in the morning/ evening due to time difference)

  • Excellent English and German communication skills

  • Teamplayer

Your application should include motivation letter and CV. Remuneration corresponds to the respective classification according to the collective agreement. The minimum salary for this position is € 3,065.25 gross per month (full-time). Increased payment is possible. In addition we offer many social benefits (e.g. canteen, wellness-center, company kindergarten) to mention just a few of them.

We offer outstanding opportunities to committed and talented people. Sex, age, color of skin, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation as well as a physical handicap do not matter to us. On the contrary: We promote diversity in every field.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.