Production Manager

Company description

PB Leiner is one of the world’s leading producers of high quality gelatins and collagen peptides. We supply a growing market in food, pharma, health nutrition and technical applications. In all our efforts, we strive to be the clear solution for our customers. We spot and exploit opportunities, and try to anticipate future trends for them. We pursue outstanding quality and choice, as well as smooth delivery. We have a global presence in terms of both our plants and sales support, and count approximately 1,1​00 collaborators worldwide. For our plant in Nienburg we are looking for a Production Manager (m/w/d).

Job description

PB Leiner

Drives for outstanding results in Product Quality, including Safety, Environmental compliance and Employee Engagement:

  • Responsible for the manufacturing activities including production planning, procedures, work instructions, risk assessment, incident investigation and problem solving, in order to ensure production consistency, both in terms of quantity and quality with prescribed performance standards
  • Advices for optimization of the used technologies and development of new technologies within the department in order to improve production efficiency and margin
  • Responsible for the implementation of health, safety environment and quality policy withing the manufacturing department in order to provide optimal operations conditions for the department and to make sure the department stays operational
  • To manage and develop a strong, motivated and collaborative workforce in order to ensure consistent reliable and efficient achievement of production schedules
  • Responsible for department management & administration in order to run the department according to the budget, KPI´s and objectives


  • Educated to a minimum of Master Degree level of Chemistry manufacturing, Pharma or Food setting, higher long term education
  • Process knowledge on Food, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry (5-8 years of relevant experience required)
  • Several years of management experience in comparable position
  • Excellent and proven leadership skills
  • High personal motivation and the ability to inspire people
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of our global organization
  • Knowledge in Quality Systems ISO 9001, HACCP, ISO 22000, GMP standards and Lean Management
  • Profound user knowledge in SAP, MS Office
  • Good communication skills in English, verbally as well as written


We offer you a dynamic and challenging working environment in an international context and an attractive employment conditions package.

Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
PB Leiner
Business unit
PB Leiner