Business Unit Manager

Location Leiden, Gemeente Leiden, South Holland
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Selin Ozbeden

Contact email:
Job ref: 13583
Published: about 1 month ago

For one of out leading clients I'm looking for a Business Unit Manager with management/supervisory skills.


  • Accountable for output according to production targets in a safe and GMP compliant manner

  • Serves as a role model for Credo, Safety, Quality and lean principles

  • Development of long term strategy for Operations

  • Identifies and develops talent through coaching.

  • Appreciates differences and turns this into value for the team

  • Encourages and supports continuous improvements. Sponsor of (technical) projects: provides direction, coaching and support

  • Accountable for compliance and alignment with financial agenda and calendars for business planning, budget and financial reporting

  • Active participation in MD network: sharing and deployment of best practices. The job holder is a convincing representative for our site


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) required at a minimum, preferably in an Engineering or Science discipline

  • At least 8 years of work experience in a similar environment with a medical device company.

  • A minimum of 5 years in management/supervisory role is required

  • Excellent people management and coaching skills

  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of Lean Manufacturing philosophies, Six Sigma,

  • Green or Black Belt certification is preferred

  • Experience in standard costing and measurement, capital budgeting

  • Independent, decisive, result- and performance-driven

  • Good communication skills, easy to approach, inspiring

  • A good change agent, strategic focus




6 months (high chance of extension)


If you are interested in the above description, apply with your CV

PS: Did you also know that we offer an attractive referral scheme?

For more information please contact Selin Ozbeden on +31 (0)20 20 44 502