2 days ago

Manager Operation & Facility

Varian Medical Systems

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Varian Medical Systems Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy and employs more than 6’600 people.


At our R&D site in Baden with more than 240 employees we specialize in the development of imaging software and hardware as well as treatment management systems for radiation therapy cancer treatment. To complete our team, we are looking for a

Manager Operation & Facility

Your team is responsible for the development and maintenance of the VMS iLab infrastructure Baden to support efficient operation of iLab organization. Working closely with the management team and reporting to the Managing Director VMS iLab you will lead the team of 7 employees in different functions. Therefore you have a high ability to lead, assess, coach, organize and motivate others.


Main Responsibilities :

  • People management responsibilities within his/her department, such as motivation, recruiting, training, compensation, performance appraisal, communication, termination, etc.
  • Maintain, coordinate and further develop infrastructure including building equipment and systems, test laboratory with latest linear accelerators, test equipment, lease contracts, furniture, exterior environment etc.
  • Plan and manage budget of the operations department and infrastructure projects.
  • Responsible for radiation safety and safety at work within the VMS Baden organization and ensure they follow latest regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible to create and further improve operation relevant Quality Assurance Procedures, Instruction and Forms following regulatory requirements and enable efficient work. Including local ownership of the global tool validation process.
  • Close collaboration with engineering teams, management and other stakeholders to enable efficient work with optimized operations services.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • B.Sc. (or equivalent) in a suitable discipline e.g. engineering or related technical field (or appropriate professional qualification)
  • Management experience and knowledge in facility / operations management
  • Ability to define and implement efficient operation services in close collaboration with different interest groups
  • Fluency in German and English, written and spoken
  • Experience in medical device industry under QSR/MDD regulations would be an advantage

You are communicative, analytical with a natural talent to see the big picture and the ability to keep the infrastructure functionality running at all times. In addition, you are used to work independently, open to discussing ideas and solutions with your colleagues. You thrive in an international work environment and in cultivating your contacts with partners in Europe and overseas.

You are just one click away from the most impactful work you will ever do and becoming part of the global team united by purpose to fight cancer. Apply now and send us your complete CV including motivation letter, Diplomas, reference letter and any work permits.

Varian Medical Systems
Mrs Gabriela Döös
Täfernstrasse 7
5405 Dättwil
T: 056 203 04 04