Process Engineer* Fill & Finish

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As a part of our team of more than 4.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
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.


As Project Engineer* Fill & Finish, you will be making a meaningful contribution to the ongoing development of our RNA production processes. In this role, you are responsible for technology transfers, improvement as well as monitoring of manufacturing processes and as MS&T team lead for technical projects acting as decision authority for operational technical projects.


Your main responsibilities are:

  • Lead technical transfer activities for commercial scale-up or launches and transfers between sites or from sites to Contract Manufacturing and ensure on-time execution for manufacturing processes (e.g. DS), incl. GMP documentation for regulatory approval  
  • Design and conduct process qualification and validation and drive continuous improvement of process robustness; Monitoring for BNT of product/process parameters
  • Lead end-to-end change control management (e.g. working with Tech Development, Regulatory, QA)
  • Investigate and problem solve upcoming process issues; Support new process design and risk assessment for new initiatives
  • Provide support on technical processes to other teams, share lessons learnt


What you have to offer:

  • University degree in (Life) Science or Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years´ of experience in the life science industry (ideally in a biotech or pharmaceutical company)
  • Several years of practical experience and expertise in Fill & Finish process engineering
  • Experience with technology transfer of Biotech products, methods for technology transfer comparability assessments, and process performance qualification 
  • Profound knowledge of EU / US GMP guidelines and regulatory standards
  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills to identify risks and prepare balanced decisions
  • Excellent process management skills, Lean and Six Sigma qualifications preferred 
  • Creativity and the ability to develop a flexible approach to changing conditions, distinct analytical and conceptual competencies
  • High team spirit and excellent collaborating skills
  • Good communication skills, fluency in German and English


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 828 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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