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Production Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
28 October, 2020

Job Description

Our client, a multinational manufacturer with significant business units covering Life Sciences production processes, are seeking a German speaking Production Manager to enhance their overall Operations team. Located close to central Zurich the successful Production Manager will operate with key stakeholders from international sales, logistics and supply chain divisions to ensure production and manufacturing is led and completed in line with customer and demand expectations.


Production Manager, Zurich, Switzerland


You will be an experienced Production or Manufacturing Manager who has a proven track record in utilising analytical and lean methods ideally within a Pharmaceutical or Medical Devices production facility. You will be familiar with production and the challenges associated with running manufacturing for either Electronics or Med Tech devices and you will also lead the assembly and testing capacity processes.


As a highly regarded manufacturer our client are searching to optimise their production portfolio and product offering in line with current growth and expansion objectives. As the Production Manager you will relish the opportunity to work independently, but furthermore manage a large production team to lead projects and add variety to the current production and manufacturing function.


We are looking for a high calibre Production Manager with the following skill sets:

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level ideally in an Engineering or Supply Chain focused discipline
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Yellow Belt or above would be desirable
  • Circa 5+ years working experience in Production or Manufacturing environments
  • Understanding of Production Planning with a data driven mindset covering a complex and varied product base
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), plus a strong knowledge of SAP would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of ISO13485 would be an advantage
  • Fluency in English and German is required
  • Ability to travel up to 15%


If you are interested in applying for this Production Manager role, role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna Grey in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007