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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global Headquarter, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. To strengthen our team we are looking for a

Head Site MS&T (f/m/d) 

Germany - Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


Your responsibilities:


Lead the MS&T site organization, which is responsible to maintain and improve the scientific oversight of the manufacturing processes and technical changes. Provide the relevant technical knowledge and capabilities and to ensure the product and technical stewardship, across process units and functions.


  • Responsible for providing leadership for the site MS&T organization
  • Ensure implementation of MS&T standards, set objectives, and develops site vision accordingly
  • Manage the MS&T Team´s career path, succession planning, training program and career progression
  • Ensures robust product stewardship for all products manufactured, and end-to-end technical oversight of product manufacturing processes, at all stages of their commercial lifecycle. Works with MS&T team to resolve issues and to ensure process capability
  • Enable knowledge management for processes and products
  • Works with the other MS&T teams and networks of the relevant platform/cluster, driving reapplication of standard work processes, and best practice sharing
  • Accountable for Process Validation (initial validation, re-validation and ongoing process verification) and Cleaning Validation as well as for validation impact assessments and in-depth root-cause analysis
  • Support and, where appropriate, lead optimization of pharmaceutical processes and technical transfer activities, by deploying the specialist scientific and technical competence
  • Support the identification and implementation of new technologies and equipment
  • Design and support delivery of different kinds of trainings in order to support adequate technical knowledge and sharing knowledge


Your qualification:


  • MSc. in Science, Pharmacy or Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 10-year experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Additional specialist experience is preferred (e.g., pharmaceutical formulation, process development, manufacturing technology)
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical industry, specifically in production. Familiar with the current cGMP regulations
  • Experience in leading teams across multiple locations and driving quality initiatives transfers and/or development projects
  • Embraces empowerment and have strong influencing skills as well as ability to achieve results in a collaborative way
  • Strong leader to bring innovative ideas to fruition and drive process adherence through competency, dedication, and ability to motivate


Are you looking for new challenges where you can make a difference for people’s health? We are looking for candidates with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We would be pleased get to know you. Please use our online job portal to submit your application: jobs.stada.com

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