Manager* AS&T Laboratory Coordination and Planning

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Production, manufacturing
  • Quality Management, Quality Assurance
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Manager* AS&T Laboratory Coordination and Planning

As Manager* AS&T Laboratory Coordination and Planning, you will be making a meaningful contribution to the ongoing development of our mRNA production processes. In this role, you will be responsible for Quality Control (QC) planning, scheduling and level loading of external laboratories by managing QC Site Planners, QC Forecasting and Metrics in order to support us on our mission.

Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Managing collection of QC data (e.g. PPQ data, COA related data) from external laboratories and CMOs (Contract Manufacturing Organization), and providing network QC metrics reporting across all CMOs and test laboratories
  • Working together with Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management Planning and Stability to provide short term and long-term testing forecasts to QC testing laboratory capacity
  • Ensuring sample distribution across CMO and external laboratory network
  • Managing and collaborating with QC site planners to balance workload across testing network
  • Collaborating with QC laboratories, site planners, and stability scientists to ensure routine and stability testing requirements are consistently met 
  • Ensuring, building, implementing, and maintaining a laboratory scheduling tool for the network

What you have to offer.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and visionary individual, ideally with the following characteristics:
  • University degree in a scientific discipline (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology)
  • Several years of practical experience within QC (method development, method validation, stability testing), as well as in in Sterile Manufacturing
  • Several years of work experience in a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) laboratory role in a biotech or pharmaceutical QC laboratory
  • Thorough knowledge of Fill and Finish process steps including QC Release testing (Container Closure, etc.) and equipment associated with testing of biopharmaceutical products
  • Proven track record with regulatory inspections (EMA/FDA or other)
  • Profound knowledge of relevant US and EU, EMA, FDA regulatory standards, and GMP as well as the USP (United States Pharmacopoeia), and Ph. Eur. (European Pharmacopoeia)
  • High conscientiousness and detail-orientation
  • High team spirit, excellent collaborating skills, and effective stakeholder management skills
  • Very good communication skills, fluency in German and English

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  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, Johanna Diehl will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon).

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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