Scientist in Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics - (China Coordination) Upstream Development (m/f/d)

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Scientist - (China Coordination) Upstream Development


JOB ID: 198217
JOB LEVEL: Experienced
FUNCTIONAL AREA: Biopharmaceuticals

Are you looking to make a difference in your career? Are you interested to work in an international environment and be a connector between our biopharmaceutical site in Biberach and Shanghai?

Join us to drive technology and innovation within upstream development to strengthen the growth in our biopharmaceutical business.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the delivery of all upstream process development work packages and trouble shooting activities within development projects. It also includes required documentation for regulatory filings (INDs/BLAs) and reports to stakeholders (e.g. project teams, line management, international clients).
  • Furthermore, you develop concepts (e.g. disposable platform coordination) within upstream development and align to related disciplines and sites in the BI-network e.g. BI-China
  • You act as Principal Investigator for Technology Development projects, which includes the planning, execution and implementation of these projects as well as scientific supervision of students and/or technical staff.
  • As Subject Matter Expert, you support and represent relevant scientific areas and drive decisions with regulatory authorities and with international internal and external partners.
  • As team player, you contribute to laboratory team capability development and team collaborative spirit.


  • PhD or Master’s degree e.g. in bioengineering, biotechnology or bioinformatics with first relevant work experience
  • Strong technical and scientific expertise in upstream process development with mammalian cell processes
  • Knowledge in digitalization approaches is a plus
  • Project management and project coordination skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence without direct authority in multi-disciplinary Teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to respond to changing priorities and short lead times for multiple Tasks
  • Very good oral communication skills in an international environment as well as sound technical writing and documentation competencies in English

Our Benefits

  • Good compatibility of work and private life   
  • Laundry Service    
  • Counselling services for all stages in life
  • Car Pool platform   
We look forward to receiving your online application!


For further information please contact Recruiting Services:
Mrs. Melanie Hensler, Tel: +49 (0) 7351 54-186083

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