Global Engineering Project Lead*

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We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.


For the implementation of our strategic investment projects for the expansion of our GMP production capacities we are looking for reinforcement in "Global Engineering".

The objective of the position is to lead local and global engineering projects.




  • Responsible for technical project management of CAPEX (major) projects in the area of GMP operations.
  • Team leadership of project managers
  • Adherence to specified goals (deadline, budget, quality, safety)
  • Ensure and implement consistent technical solutions in coordination with other departments, sites or external partners
  • Work in accordance with applicable cGMP regulations, specific SOPs and common industry standards and best practices
  • Sound planning of projects in all stages ("from feasibility to operational go-live")
  • Ensuring successful technology transfers 
  • Review and approval of project documentation from design to go-live
  • Active participation in the project, such as in design, procurement, etc. ("Hands on")
  • Implementation of standards and guidelines for the handling of CAPEX projects




  • Degree in engineering (mechanical engineering, bioprocess engineering, chemical engineering, automation engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering, or similar) or comparable qualification.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Leadership experience (especially as project manager in the area of projects > 10 MEUR)
  • Profound knowledge of GxP regulations in the biotechnological and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, ability to work under pressure as well as a structured and goal-oriented way of working
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • Certification as project manager (e.g. PMI PMP) desirable


Benefits for you. 

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation

... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 3236 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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