Manager* Global QC Modular Manufacturing EM & Microbiological Methods


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Manager* Global QC Modular Manufacturing EM & Microbiological Methods 


Your main responsibilities are:
•    Support the development, implementation, standardization and continuous improvement of a global QC governance system to facilitate the flexible, effective deployment of new modular manufacturing QC labs, systems, processes and test procedures with a focus on microbiological methods (including e.g. endotoxin, bioburden, and sterility testing) and environmental monitoring (EM) procedures, e.g. for qualification and monitoring of clean utilities (e.g. WFI, clean gases) and clean rooms
•    Serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME) for microbiological methods and environmental monitoring providing technical guidance for the successful setup and qualification of fully functional GMP-compliant modular manufacturing QC units or contract testing labs
•    Represent QC function at country projects including coordination across departments, work streams and BNT QC/AS&T sites
•    Prepare gap and risk assessments, technical document packages, analytical method transfer protocols and sampling/monitoring plans, provide knowledge transfer and support to receiving sites during tech transfers and site ramp-up
•    Support the training and onboarding of QC user-teams at new modular manufacturing sites including the development and continuous improvement of training materials and programs

What you have to offer: 
•    Degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy, biotechnology or comparable
•    Several years of hands-on work experience in a QC environment working on microbiological methods in the pharmaceutical or biotechnological industry under GMP requirements
•    Expertise in developing and/or implementing microbiological methods and environmental monitoring / clean utility qualification programs and in troubleshooting microbiological method issues. 
•    Practical experience in analytical method transfer, test method management at CMOs and contract test labs as well as in project management 
•    Sound knowledge of microbiological and CU/EM methods, equipment qualification, experienced user of electronic systems, e. g. LIMS, ERP (SAP) and/or EM data management platforms, e.g. MODA-EM 
•    Sound knowledge of cGMPs or equivalent regulations for microbiology
•    Fluent English skills (both written and spoken), basic German skills is of advantage

Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... 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 5307 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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