WuXi AppTec

Director, Operations Crelux

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Responsible for the operations and operational effectiveness at the Crelux facility located in Munich, Germany.


  • Engage and lead other members of the leadership team regarding business duties, business strategy, operations, budgeting, recruitment and resource management.
  • Ensure site performance to key metrics and drive continuous improvements.
  • Develops budget projections, material and staffing forecasts
  • Assist with technology evaluations and matching new technology to client needs, business projections and fiscal justification
  • Responsible for reporting to Corporate Finance in a timely manner as required.
  • Monitor laboratory performance to maintain or improve operational and financial efficiencies. Develop action plans to address identified deficiencies.
  • Supervises, plans and reviews operations for assigned staff, including responsibility for training, managing and evaluating as well as coordinating, scheduling and assigning work and maintaining facility's standards.
  • Drive capacity improvements & strategic planning.
  • Acts as HR leader in consultation with CBUI HR team.
  • Drives growth and career development of staff.
  • Develop and maintain systems that insure the technical competency of personnel within the departments.
  • Provides Client Support as needed.
  • Ensure quality and assist the team in maintaining all technical regulatory requirements.
  • Work to ensure functional equipment & facilities.
  • Coordinate technical operations with other WuXi AppTec facilities as necessary.





Technical Skills / Knowledge:

Ability to make decisions based on a wide knowledge of factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

Ability to use judgment as dictated by complexity of situation.


Independence/ Accountability:

Ability to work under limited supervision and to handle problems of a difficult nature.


Problem Solving:

Excellent problem solving, risk analysis, and negotiation skills


Leadership Activities:

Ability to work effectively as part of a team and to exhibit effective interpersonal skills.

Must have supervisor/manager experience managing a large team

Communication Skills:

Ability to receive and comprehend and to effectively communicate detailed information through verbal and written communication in both German and English.



Customary Education and Experience:
Minimum 10 years of experience in leadership / operational / project management role(s) within a tech-industry or life sciences environment
Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in relevant disciplines preferred.




Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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