Automation Manager who is ready to come home

Are you an experienced Leader within Pharma Production Automation who wants to influence your area in every aspect? Then this might just be the right opportunity for you.

World leader in allergy

ALK is a company that helps people living with allergy, and it is their ambition to remain the Word leader in allergy. To fulfill this, they need the best talent to join the organization. Therefore, they are searching for a new Senior Manager in the Manufacturing Support department. If you like to have influence and make a difference, ALK is the right place to be, so come join ALK on their exciting journey.

Take the lead on automation engineering activities and empower your team

We are looking for the next Senior Automation Manager of our automation team to lead the efforts of a complete transfer from SCADA to our new platform – and that’s just one of the many interesting challenges that lies ahead in the intersection between 50% daily support and 50% project execution.

You will refer directly to Senior Production Director for the Manufacturing Support Department consisting of 80 passionate colleagues. Your team consists of 10 highly skilled automation engineers with the mission to deliver support across the entire production at site Hørsholm.

Your overall responsibility will be to design strategies within your area of expertise and linking the strategy to daily work. You will be responsible for continuous efficiency improvements and optimization of processes with focus on quality, cost and regulatory compliance.

In the near future, ALK will be on a journey in optimizing technologies in the production and being a part of this transformation from the beginning, you will have great opportunities to leave your mark.

If you have ever wanted to get rid of the old and implement the new with extended liberties to influence the solution then this role cannot get more exciting. 

True influence and short access to decisions

You will head up a young and very dynamic team in this unique position in the pharma industry as part of a management team where the right leadership focused candidate will feel like coming home and being among likeminded peers.

The ability to influence your area is not just a figure of speech but a real benefit in your favor. Your future manager expressed it like this: “We don’t lack the funds and we don’t lack the will power to see things through.”

The team is located in Hørsholm (DK) and because we are the headquarters of ALK there is a definite possibility to take Hørsholm solutions to a Global level.

About you

Your educational background with a master’s degree within automation engineering or related fields such as mechanical or electrical engineering is de facto not as important as your 3+ years of experience with leading Automation Engineering in a GMP regulated environment.

As it is an exciting challenge reaching across many internal stakeholders you should thrive in communicating freely and frequently when aligning expectation across departments.

These are some of the qualifications that brings you into consideration:

  • +3 years of leadership experience demonstrating excellent people management skills
  • Experience with GxP and Pharma industry
  • A proactive, problem-solving listener with the ability to set the course of action
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Speak and write English professionally

What ALK has to offer

ALK offers an exciting position in an international company with solutions that make a difference for people with allergy. ALK is characterized by having a global and dynamic mindset, and the flat structure gives you the opportunity to be close to the decision-making processes and develop both your personal and professional competencies.

ALK is a global company with production sites in Denmark, France, Spain and the United States and employ around 2,800 people around the globe. The headquarter is based in Hørsholm, north of Copenhagen. ALK acknowledge that their employees are their most valuable assets and believe they do their very best to create new and better allergy treatments and solutions for people with allergy around the world.

Contact and application

We have partnered up with Brinch & Partners to fill this position. If you need further information about the position, please contact Partner, Lars Frisk Rossen on +45 31 506 502.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Lars Frisk Rossen

Partner
+45 31 506 502
lfr@brinchpartners.dk