Senior System Engineer* Architecture Shopfloor Connectivity


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Senior System Engineer* Architecture Shopfloor Connectivity 


You are responsible for the technical architecture and design of digital solutions with specific focus on manufacturing systems and quipment integration on the shopfloor level for BioNTech on a global level. The incumbent will closely aligns with the key stakeholders within the IT departements and industrial automation, based on the teams strategic direction to build up the long-term shopfloor integration architecture.


Your responsibilities are:

  • Strategic direction setting and technical architecture planning based on BioNTech strategy and the requirements of global process owners incuding scouting for new technologies and market trends
  • Development, maintenance and communication of an architecture strategy with focus on manufacturing systems and shopfloor connectivity and ensuring the implementation in running projects
  • Design, implementation and operation of an shopfloor integration layer (incl. system ownership) in close alignment with the key stakeholders (esp. IT and engineering) and relevant vendors
  • Acts as content lead for strategic projects and driving the implementation of new technologies into the run organization based on the overall architecture strategy



What you have to offer:

  • Master’s degree in life science, computer science or other relevant area
  • Pharma background or related work experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Experience in the selection and introduction of shopfloor integration solutions
  • Experience in some common systems in pharmaceutical manufacturing (e.g. PAS-X, Opcenter Execution Pharma, Aveva Pi, Inmation,...)
  • Strong project, stakeholder and communication management skills, leadership capabilities
  • Structured and accurate way of working, hands-on mentality
  • Fluent in German and English


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 6690 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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