Operational Product Manager (m/f/d)

At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day

Operational Product Manager (m/f/d)

LOCATION: Hilden (near Duesseldorf)
DEPARTMENT: Production / Manufacturing
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Regular Full-Time

Position Description

  • Responsibility for a QIAGEN product family in Operations with focus on quality, availability and manufacturing costs
  • Operations representative in Business Area, development and life cycle management projects
  • Management and coordination of technology and product transfers from product development to production and between different manufacturing locations
  • Management and coordination of international and interdisciplinary projects
  • Creation of efficient processes for a QIAGEN product family, investment in planning and control systems such as SAP
  • Ongoing challenging of existing processes for objective-oriented identification of optimization potential
  • Analysis and improvement of processes along the value chain for the responsible product family and beyond her/his area of responsibility
  • Organization and definition of priorities for own portfolio

Position Requirements

  • Scientific degree/ education
  • Several years of professional experience, ideally in the manufacturing biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to manage complex personal tasks, team work, interaction and presentation to senior management and stakeholders
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of Lean, GMP and SAP PP
  • Fluent verbal and written language skills (German and English)

Personal Requirements

  • Strong team and communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive
  • Strong networking ability
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good leadership skills, very well organized

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | Hilden | Germany

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: EMEA00145


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