Production Supervisor* (Pufferbetrieb)



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Production Supervisor* (Pufferbetrieb) 

As a Production Supervisor*, you will be responsible for the disciplinary and technical management of the shift groups in commercial mRNA vaccine production with the aim of ensuring a reliable production process. In addition, you will act as a contact person for our production teams in technical matters and as a central interface to other specialist departments.


Your main responsibilities are:


  • Independent definition and implementation of the targets and work packages for the area of responsibility in compliance with the applicable GMP guidelines 
  • Operational implementation of the production plan (coordination of the operational process, e.g. with planners, QA, engineering, SCM and logistics, prioritisation, allocation of production facilities)
  • Contact person for deviation analyses, improvement projects and the implementation of process changes
  • Creating a working environment to ensure the maintenance of GMP guidelines and occupational safety.
  • Leading, motivating and developing assigned employees according to management principles


What you have to offer:


  • Completed master craftsman training or comparable training with corresponding professional experience
  • Several years of management experience in the commercial production of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Experience in working with SAP.
  • High degree of conscientiousness, assertiveness and diligence (documentation, order and cleanliness at the workplace) 
  • Sense of responsibility and honesty (openly dealing with mistakes) 
  • Constructive, solution-orientated way of working, flexibility
  • Expertise in active ingredient purification and the application of single-use systems is an advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken German & English



We offer: 

  • A modern and employee-oriented corporate and management culture
  • Team spirit and a work environment in which you will feel comfortable
  • Exciting opportunities for further development 
  • Employment with remuneration according to the collective agreement for the chemical industry in Hesse
  • Possibility of remote working
  • Company bike
  • Subsidy for job ticket
  • Company pension plan
  • Supplementary nursing care insurance according to collective agreement
    ... and much more.



Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our Marburg location 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 6489 (please indicate for inquiries)


We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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