System Engineer* R&D Lab Systems

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • IT
  • Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory
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System Engineer* R&D Lab Systems

BioNTech SE currently runs a variety of digitalization projects and is currently working on automation of our R&D laboratories. We are rolling out and implementing systems in several areas such as electronic lab notebooks, laboratory information management systems, , method collaboration, machine and instrument control and processing software as well as analytic applications. 

The Senior Engineer R&D Lab Systems is part of the team that builds, deploys and runs our R&D Lab computer systems. The Senior Engineer will support in building up the team, integrate existing solutions into the responsibility of the team and derive a strategy and implementation plan for the next level of improvement.

With a high level of technical domain expertise in R&D Lab Systems, management of R&D related processes in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry, she/he works cross-functional through the application and project life cycle to ensure consistent processes delivered according to our standards and across the application landscape.
  • Bring in domain expertise in at least one of the following areas:
    • Laboratory information management systems (LIMS, LIS). Bring in market knowledge for specific software (e.g. Labware, ThermoFischer, BioVia, quattro, SAP QM, etc.)
    • Machine control Software: Device Integration and automation. Planning, implementation and execution of laboratory automation processes. Experience with the following equipments: Tecan, Beckman Coulter, Celltrio, Sartorius, Aixtron, etc.
    • Analytical Software Platforms: Experience in setup and configuration of major analytical platforms like Dotmatics, Scigilian, Perkin Elmer and/or generic solutions like Spotfire or Knime
  • Develop overall strategy for build, deploy and run of our R&D Lab system landscape in close alignment with process owners, system architects and portfolio managers
  • Ensures successful delivery of our projects
  • Act as system owner with full end-to-end responsibility of the assigned systems

What you have to offer.

  • Degree in natural sciences or engineering or computer science
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in an associated domain.
  • Experience in an R&D environments.
  • Experience in implementation and operation of computer systems in the laboratory environment (e.g. LIMS, SDMS, platform systems for the management of analytical instruments, machine control solutions or data analytics solutions operated for laboratory use cases)
  • Good knowledge in the GxP
  • Knowledge in the area of validation of computerized systems (GMP Annex 11, FDA CFR 21, GAMP 5)
  • Experience with agile methods (e.g. Scrum, SAFe)
  • Strong project, stakeholder and communication management skills
  • Fluent in English is required, profound German is a plus

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 4552 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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