Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Field of work:  Engineering & Manufacturing
Posting Date:  31 Mar 2024

Location: Vernouillet 28501, Île-de-France, France 
Contract type: Permanent 
Job ID: 1775



Are you an experienced finance business partner who is motivated by a fast-paced growth environment? Do you thrive in team-based activities and interacting with all kinds of stakeholders? If so, then we want to hear from you!


For more than 80 years, LEO Pharma has been committed to helping people suffering from thrombosis. Each one of us at LEO Pharma can make a real impact in our everyday work as we strive to deliver the support necessary to patients and health care providers for many years to come – and this is why we need YOU.


In the Production Department, you will have the opportunity to shape the future and help people who suffer from venous thromboembolic disease live more fulfilling lives by advancing the standard of care.

Your role

As Sr Production Manager, you will ensure that manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently. As a steering committee member, your main mission will include  making decision about site master plan, assessing global site resource requirements, ensuring Code Of Conduct and Anti bribery and corruption respect, maintaining internal / external network.


Your responsibilities will include: 


  • Planning fine tuning and organizing production schedules, renegotiating timescales, or schedules as necessary
  • Assessing project and resource requirements
  • Estimating, negotiating, and agreeing budgets and timescales with finance and senior director
  • Determining quality control standards with quality department in respect of MAH
  • Overseeing production processes - ensure meeting free corridor is used in a proper manner
  • Helping operational purchaser in selecting, ordering materials
  • Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Supervising the work of junior staff
  • Organizing relevant training sessions
  • Improving Lean expertise
  • Hiring people


Your qualifications 

To succeed in this role, we imagine that you have the following qualifications: 


  • Master’s degree in business management, production engineering or relevant discipline
  • Fluent English minimum.
  • French is an asset.
  • Approx. 10 years of broad experience in coordinating role within production, logistics and/or supply management. 
  • Capacity to challenge, to negotiate and communicate with stakeholders. 
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and create relationship with internal stakeholders (mainly in production but also Supply, Quality, Maintenance, HR, Finance CI Teams, HSE and Logistics)


As a person, you enjoy managing many different and sometimes complex production processes. You are a good communicator and not afraid to reach out to the stakeholders you need to involve in accomplishing your goals. You perform independently and create lasting trustful relations across the business and other stakeholders within your area. 

Contact and application

You do not need to upload a cover letter, but feel free to add a few sentences in your resume or CV on why this position has your interest.


Let’s pioneer together   
At LEO Pharma, we help people with skin diseases live fulfilling lives by advancing dermatology beyond the skin. We drive dermatology with our knowledge, collaboration, and curiosity, and we are at the forefront of science in developing new medicines. Furthermore, LEO Pharma is a leader in thrombosis with a specific focus on cancer associated thrombosis. Leveraging our experience within venous thromboembolic diseases, we continue to engage the medical community and provide support with scientific education and training within this special area of care. At LEO Pharma, we put patients first in everything we do, and this is what makes us different! For us, pioneering together is about constantly improving and extending what’s possible for each other, our company, and our patients.

At LEO Pharma, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates because we believe that our different perspectives, backgrounds, and attitudes are what enable us to make the best decisions for LEO Pharma and meet the needs of the wonderfully diverse marketplace we operate in.


For certain positions, LEO Pharma might complete a background check conducted by a third party.