Scientist Biotechnology, Biochemistry as Process Manager - Upstream Processing / USP (m/w/d)

As a contract company for the development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, Rentschler makes an essential contribution to the worldwide availability of biopharmaceuticals. We are a strongly growing family-owned company employing approximately 850 employees. Last year Rentschler doubles its manufacturing capacity to address growing demand for biopharmaceuticals. To address this expansion we have to enlarge our team.
What unites us at Rentschler, is the passion for what we do. Every member of our team, with the knowledge and skills, is actively committed to the success of our projects. You can become a part of our team! We offer you an exciting work environment with excellent career development opportunities.

Process Manager Upstream Processing (m/w/d)

As part of our group USP Design and Validation, we are seeking a Process Manager USP. The Process manager will be in charge of the upstream processes of our customers’ APIs throughout the complete product life cycle. This comprises the following key responsibilities:

Job Description:

  • Design and development of scalable upstream processes for a wide range of biopharmaceuticals
  • Transfer of customer upstream processes to Rentschler production sites and alignment with the Rentschler standard process
  • Compliance with international, technological and regulatory standards for the development and production of drug substances
  • Development and management of risk based strategies for process characterization (small scale) and qualification/validation (commercial scale)
  • Planning and coordination of process characterization and validation work to ensure reproducible and predefined product quality
  • Analysis of customer processes and delivery of expert advice to customers
  • Continued process verification and optimization during commercial phase
  • Technical supervision of technicians and engineers in USP development
  • Troubleshooting and late stage process optimization
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-functional interaction with colleagues from production, USP, quality control, QA/RA and science and technology
  • Participate in customer audits and authority inspections


  • PhD or relevant experience in biotechnology, biochemistry or comparable scientific/technical field
  • Strong and motivating communication skills, team spirit and flexibility
  • Knowledge of biotechnological GMP production
  • Strong and motivating communication skills, organizational ability and team spirit
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, economic and analytical thinking as well as a high degree of initiative
  • Experience in the process development, scale up and transfer from bench to production scale
  • Significant knowledge in protein analytics
  • Expertise in process qualification/validation (PPQ)

We offer

  • Variod working environment in a future-proof industry
  • Cooperative atmosphere
  • Various enhancements
  • Attractive compensation
  • Flexible work time
  • In-house Cafeteria
  • Occupational Health Management and retirement provision
  • Workplace childcare Center

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About Rentschler Biopharma SE

Rentschler Biopharma ist ein weltweit agierendes Dienstleistungsunternehmen für die Entwicklung und Produktion von Biopharmazeutika und beschäftigt rund 800 Mitarbeiter. Wir bieten unseren Kunden ein Full-Service-Konzept von der Entwicklung der Zelllinie bis zur Bereitstellung des Biopharmazeutikums sowohl für klinische Studien wie auch für die Marktversorgung. Unsere...
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