Global Engineering Project Scheduler*

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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 the scheduling and control in local and global engineering projects. The Project Scheduler* is responsible for setting up, tracking and analyzing project schedules as well as transparent presentation of deadlines, dependencies and current status including reporting.



Your Tasks:


  • Setting up MS Project detailed schedules (in MS Project and Primavera P6 if applicable).
  • Execution of Interactive Planning Sessions to set up schedules
  • Analyses in Power BI and own analyses (MS Excel, databases) to show progress and current delays
  • Query of deadlines and status of ongoing activities with all project participants
  • Critical path representation and information of critical deadlines to all project participants
  • TARGET/ACTUAL comparison
  • Presentation of main activities in schedule overviews (MS Powerpoint think-cell)
  • Participation in project meetings
  • Reporting to management (creation of reports, status presentations and communication)
  • Resource planning in MS Project, as well as cost tracking if necessary
  • Support of the responsible project managers in the coordination of the project participants
  • If necessary, support of production planning or coordination with production planning


Your Qualifications:


  • Completed studies in the field of engineering (mechanical engineering, bioprocess engineering, chemical engineering, automation technology, mechatronics, electrical engineering, or similar), civil engineering, architecture or comparable qualification (e.g. training in technical profession).
  • Professional experience and broad knowledge in project controlling and project management, especially in project scheduling
  • Excellent handling of MS Project and evaluation tools (Power BI, advanced MS Excel knowledge, database building if necessary)
  • Excellent handling of MS PowerPoint for a clear presentation of the project status
  • Basic knowledge of other scheduling tools (e.g. Primavera)
  • Excellent technical knowledge with a proven ability to deliver projects safely, effectively and compliantly
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, ability to work under pressure, and a structured and goal-oriented approach to work
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • Desirable in addition to your qualification
  • Basic knowledge of GxP regulations in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry 
  • Experience in investment projects in the biotechnology, chemical or pharmaceutical industry 
  • Broad interdisciplinary knowledge (process engineering and process understanding in the field of biotechnology) 
  • Certification as project manager (e.g. PMI PMP)



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 3252 (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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