Scientist* Manufacturing-Linker-Payload-Chemistry


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Scientist* Manufacturing-Linker-Payload-Chemistry 


As Scientist* Manufacturing-Linker-Payload-Chemistry you will be part of the team of process owners for antibody drug conjugates (ADC). 
You will provide scientific and technical input to all aspects of linker-payload manufacturing within ADC commercial programs as well as to all lipid manufacturing related topics within commercial mRNA programs. 
Furthermore, you will be responsible for review and approval of external/internal documentation according to regulatory expectations.
In the area of linker-payload manufacturing, you will be responsible for making decisions regarding maintenance and further development of the processes, oversee internal/external manufacturers´ performance, address Health Authorities requests, drive investigations and changes impacting the manufacturing processes throughout late clinic and commercial life cycle focused on day-to-day operations.
With regards to the topic Lipids you will be the  Global MS&T representative in the Commercial Lipids team and also First Point of Contact for lipid related topics within the manufacturing network (internal and external partners)
Additionally you will serve as a direct contact for CMO partners and suppliers related to the area of expertise.


Your responsibilities:

•    Responsible for adapting, optimizing, and implementing manufacturing processes to ensure efficient and high-quality production according to the processes owned by the respective global MS&T

•    Responsible for interfaces between internal Stakeholders (e.g. Technical Development/CMC) and Manufacturing Network Partner and manage day-to-day operations and workflows
•    Create, review, and approve (external) project documentation, including investigation reports, deviations, change controls, risk analysis, and qualification/validation reports according to regulatory         guidelines
•    Drive continuous improvement of linker-payload manufacturing and Lipid related processes as well as data quality, through optimizing technologies, automation, and digitalization.
•    Contribute to implementation and monitoring of KPIs and effective process risk management to ensure process performance, stability and effectiveness of improvement measures


What you have to offer: 

•    Master’s degree or preferably PhD in organic chemistry or similar with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in an international and highly regulated environment
•    Deep expertise  in chemical manufacturing processes & chemical process development for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) (small molecules, lipids or linker-payloads); experience in       process validation is considered a plus
•    Sound knowledge in analytical technologies for chemical entities 
•    Knowledge of EU / US GMP guidelines and regulatory standards 
•    Experience with generation of regulatory documents and regulatory filings (IND/IMPD, BLA/MAA) 
•    Refined colloquial and correspondence skills in  English; presentation skills adaptable to all levels of internal and external stakeholders


Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries (up to 20 days per year)
  • 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 Goldgrube 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 3928 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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