Advanced Project Leader

at Sartorius North America in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

We have recently created a global manufacturing technology group and this position will be an addition to our team. As the Advanced Project Leader, your role is to transfer technology to the global operations: from new acquisitions, the product development group and between manufacturing sites.


Your task will be to help us successfully execute these projects until product launch and then to maintain the products technical specifications during their lifetime.


What you will accomplish together with us:

Optimizing robust equipment designs for consistent and effective production

Working closely with internal teams to identify critical areas for improvement

Coordinating technical aspects and functional testing of key manufacturing technologies | processes

Closely collaborating with global teams to ensure customer quality and satisfaction

Working with continuous improvement managers, reviewing efficiencies and eliminating waste within the production process

Working with engineering teams and sales | product management to identify critical criteria for equipment standards in specific markets

Collaborating with operations and product development teams on implementation of market-led standards and methodologies

Ensuring accuracy of engineering procedures and documentation for production teams

Assisting supply chain management and local manufacturing teams on resolving any issues related to production at third party manufacturers

Mentoring and training other team members


What will convince us:

Bachelor's degree preferred (in Engineering or technical subject)

7+ years project management experience (preferably with engineering projects)

Experience proven experience in operations environment

PMP or equivalent is desirable

Strong leadership and collaboration skills

Analytical thinking

Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Proven skills in SAP/or other ERP.Experience with project management tools MS Project, Visio

Strong MS Office experience

As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.

Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment


What we offer

Sartorius' ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

Opportunity for international career development:

a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.


All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within... For full info follow application link.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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Job Posting: 875563

Posted On: Nov 21, 2021

Updated On: Dec 21, 2021