12 Apr, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • Bayer
  • Leverkusen, Germany
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description


  • Provide scientific and technical expertise in supporting the commercial final manufacturing process within the life cycle of the drug product
  • Plan and evaluate process development and characterization studies in lab and pilot scale
  • Play a key role in process transfer efforts for marketed biopharmaceutical drug products as well as commercialization of development drugs in the internal and external manufacturing network
  • Statistically analyze and interpret process and product data to increase process understanding and improve process robustness
  • Identify areas of improvement and propose creative solutions for filling and freeze-drying manufacturing issues
  • Proactively lead (cross-functional) teams to manage the identification, development and implementation of process improvements to address strategic objectives in a cGMP-regulated environment
  • Collaborate with Q, Regulatory and Operations functions to provide state-of-the art dossiers and compliant GMP documentation
  • Collaborate with CAPEX and development teams to support process and equipment design for implementation of break-through drug product manufacturing technology



  • PhD in (bio-)chemistry, pharmacy or biotechnology with multiple years of experience in international (bio-)pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical know-how (product development, process technology, production, general regulations, e.g. cGMP)
  • Knowledge of current standards and emerging trends in pharmaceutical science and manufacturing incl. medical devices
  • Experience in managing technical employees and supervising diploma or PhD students
  • Ability to focus on multiple issues at one time and to organize and direct diverse activities in a changing environment
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking, target-oriented and decision-driven
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken, German language skills are a plus


Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.


Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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