AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three main therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and employ over 59,000 people worldwide and about 20% are employed in operations across 18 countries and 30 production facilities.

Södertälje is currently home to AstraZeneca’s largest global tablets and capsules manufacturing facility and is also a launch platform site for the company, with specialist capabilities on-site that allow large-scale production of new medicines, working closely with the research and development organisation. AstraZeneca announced more than 2 years ago that it plans to invest approximately $285 million in a new high-tech facility for manufacturing of biological medicines in Södertälje, Sweden. The new plant will be focused on filling and packaging of protein therapeutics.

AstraZeneca is proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.


Manager Maintenance - TILLSATT

We are looking to hire a Manager Maintenance, placement for this role is at the new facility in Gärtuna. As Manager Maintenance you will be responsible for the development and management of the maintenance and facilities operations. You control a broad span of service departments: maintenance, office premises and property. You will manage a team om 7-8 service engineers and utility technicians and report directly to the Director Facilities & Engineering.

As Manger Maintenance you are responsible securing technical availability of the production and utility equipment in the new manufacturing facility, Sweden Biologics. The role is also responsible for the preventive and remedial maintenance activities to be carried out in accordance with agreed plan and strategy. The role is also highly involved in development and improvement projects establishing the filling- and packing facility for biological pharmaceuticals. Interfacing with suppliers for production equipment. Lead and line manage the team providing direction and motivation, managing performance, and developing the skills and capabilities of colleagues. Builds strong and effective relationships with internal customers, developing an understanding of their businesses, priorities, preferences and specific needs.

Required profile

Qualifications and profile
· Comprehensive understanding and experience from a Maintenance function.
· Minimum 2 years leadership experience
· Experience leading and developing a Maintenance organisation towards clear KPI:s (Key Performance Indicators)
· Knowledge, Safety Health and Environment and other regulations relating to frontline services and the supported functions
· Knowledge and experience from Facilities Management is an advantage
· Experience in a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment is an advantage
· Previous Biopharmaceutical Industry experience is an advantage

Competencies, skills and capabilities
· Takes initiative, acts with confidence and works under own direction
· Good leadership skills, provides others with a clear direction and delegates work appropriately and fairly
· Ability to motivates and empower others and provides staff with development opportunities and coaching
· Establishes good relationships and builds effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organisation
· Focuses on internal customer needs and satisfaction, sets high standards for quality and quantity
· Deals with ambiguity, adapts to changing circumstances, accepts new ideas and change initiatives

Personal characteristics
· Excellent interpersonal skills
· Proactive, a doer
· Impactful
· Diplomatic
· Assertive
· Open minded

Fluent in both Swedish and English.

For further information about the position, please contact Jenny Ringh, Recruitment consultant at PeakSearch.

Contact information:
Jenny Ringh
Mobil: +46 70 235 81 99