Senior Material Expert* RNA Manufacturing

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Senior Material Expert* RNA Manufacturing

As a Senior Material Expert*  RNA Manufacturing you will support in the selection, sourcing and life cycle management of appropriate mRNA-specific starting materials for the manufacture of investigational clinical products and commercial drugs from a technical perspective.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Supervision of the maintenance and further development of existing suppliers
  • Selection/onboarding of alternative/new suppliers, including the coordination of the establishment of supply and quality agreements
  • Management of material-related quality events such as change controls, deviations, etc., including corresponding risk evaluation
  • Involvement in the establishment of material associated QbD processes/documents, e.g. CMA
  • Identification of short-, mid- and long-term material needs (quantity & quality) in close collaboration with CMC Project Management, GMP Manufacturing, Procurement and Quality
  • Onboarding and technical supervision of team members


What you have to offer.

  • Completed scientific studies such as Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy (master's degree or doctorate)
  • Relevant industry experience for several years in the fields of regulatory affairs CMC, quality, supply chain management, laboratory organization or purchasing
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills as well as the flexibility to react to current needs in a solution-oriented manner
  • Ability to work with cross-functional interface partners as well as a structured and organized way of working
  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken), sound knowledge of German 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 3357 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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