Scandinavian Gene Synthesis AB (SGS DNA)

Production Manager to SGS in Västerås/Köping

Due to our strong growth in business we are extending our management team at SGS DNA. Our current Production Manager will be assigned to a new role in the team and therefore we are looking for his substitute. 2019 SGS DNA will go through an interesting journey since we are increase the number of employees and by the end of 2019 we will move to a new larger location in Västerås! All this to meet our increasing demand. SGS DNA is a reputable company that is part of the QIAGEN Group. The company is located in Köping and has 60 employees. We produce oligonucleotides for primarily diagnostics (IVD) but also other applications. The company also provides certain related services such as analysis and stability studies. We apply Medical Technical Directives, ISO13485 (EU) and 21CFR820 (USA). We are focused on international markets for molecular diagnostic and other areas of medical applications like personalized healthcare.
den 15 januari 2019
Förväntad start.
den 1 april 2019
Antal timmar
Sverige > Västerås stad > Västmanlands län

Position Description

·         As Production Manager you are responsible for the supply of oligonucleotides in terms of

o   right quality

o   right time

o   right cost

·         Lead a motivated team of approx. 30 laboratory assistants and engineers  supported by 3 direct report team leaders

·         Budget & cost center responsibility

·         Member of SGS management team

Position Requirements

·         Ensure oligonucleotide manufacturing according to cGMP & ISO standards

·         Reduce lead times and enhance capacities in term of machinery & personnel

·         Develop the production organization & employees according to growth

·         Change management  according to new machinery & site move

·         Process optimization & application of lean tools

·         Working safety

·         Cost reduction


Personal Requirements

-       7-10 + years Production Management experience in the diagnostic, pharmaceutical field or similar

-       Degree in chemistry, biology or comparable discipline

-       Proofed transformational leadership skills


-       Effective decision making

-       Effectively communication

-       Good knowledge about cGMP

-       Good knowledge about LEAN and Continuous Improvement Processes

-       Good knowledge of MS office, LIMS, SAP - desirable

-       Good Swedish and English knowledge ,fluent in spoken and written

Arbetstid / Varaktighet

Working time/Duration
The position is a permanent employment from 01.04.2019 or earlier.

Full time, 100%, 40 hours/week.

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Contact persons
Uwe Dehnert, Site Head SGS DNA 0221-296 50 (vxl), uwe.dehnert@qiagen.com
Martin Kaesemann, Senior Director, Head of Facility & Service units, +4921032911218
Kenneth Abrahamsson, Unionen, 0221-29650 (vxl)

Please send in your application by email: work@sgsdna.com
Attach a personal letter and CV
Please apply for the position as soon as possible,  selection takes place on a regular basis and the position may be assigned before last application day. Last application date is 2019-01-15.

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