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Process Engineer Drug Product (f/m/d)

Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany


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Process Engineer Drug Product (f/m/d)

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Job ID R0012490 Date posted 09/17/2019 Location Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany

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Job Description

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Utilizing external and internal networks to identify resources and build partnerships in the areas of process technologies to drive best in class manufacturing operations
  • Providing process support for engineering, qualification and validation of new and existing vaccine manufacturing facilities / processes in compliance with global regulatory requirements
  • Supporting technology transfer from process development to cGMP manufacturing and site transfers of commercial manufacturing processes as required meeting global demand forecasts
  • Partnering with internal business partners to provide technical input for process fit assessments within existing manufacturing facilities and to define process requirements for new manufacturing facilities
  • Providing ongoing technical support for change control, deviation investigations and CAPA management as required during development and commercial manufacturing of products in VBU’s portfolio

The preferredcandidatehas:

  • A BS/MS in chemical / biochemical engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 6 years experience (BS) or 4 years experience (MS) in support of start-up, tech transfer, and sustaining cGMP commercial drug product manufacturing process operations in vaccines or biopharmaceutical
  • Scientific and technical knowledge regarding CIP/SIP, formulation processes, aseptic filling, isolator technology, lyophilization and visual inspection- experience in working with live viruses is a plus
  • The Process Engineer will be a self-starter and team player who can balance the needs of an entrepreneurial environment with the requirements of commercial vaccine manufacturing
  • Direct interaction / experience with regulatory agencies during inspections for licensing of commercial manufacturing operations is a plus
  • Proven ability to work with efficiency across multiple project teams and business functions in a matrix environment
  • Ability to support and lead technical teams, serve as a partner and influence others
  • Willingnesstotravel
  • Fluent in German and English

Why is a common day in Takeda and the area of Singen a highlight?

The atmosphere in Singen is really special: Start your daily work in a friendly, diverse and open-minded environment. You can spend your lunch break together with your colleagues in our own canteen or outside surrounding the green nature of our plant. After work you can use our company health program to do sports or enjoy the sunny days at the Lake of Constance. Fresh air and stunning countryside near the cool, clean water of Lake Constance will refresh your batteries for another day full of interesting challenges.

An attractive Compensation/Benefits package and unique development opportunities in a global expanding talent network makes Takeda a Top Employer.

Takeda GmbH

Human Resources Germany

Robert-Bosch-Straße 8, 78224 Singen
Tel.: +49 7531-84 2108


Singen, Germany

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