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Head of Engineering (m/f/d) – Wuppertal/Germany

For our client WuXi Biologics we are looking for a Head of Engineering (m/w/d) in Wuppertal/Germany.

The work model is hybrid, i.e. remote work is possible, however, on-site presence is necessary based on business or project requirements.

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WuXi Biologics is a global Contract Research Development and Manufacturing Organization (CRDMO) that provides open-access, integrated technology platforms for biologics drug development.

WuXi Biologics‘ Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) is seeking a skilled Engineering Lead to join their passionate team. As the Engineering Lead, you will play a critical role in driving innovation, optimizing processes, and ensuring the success of biotechnology projects for WuXi Biologics‘ clients.

Your Responsibilities

  • Technical Expertise: Strong understanding of bioprocessing techniques, including fermentation, cell culture, downstream processing, and purification
  • Leadership: Lead a team of skilled employees, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative work environment
  • Project Management: Oversee the successful execution of projects from inception to completion, ensuring timelines, budgets, and quality objectives are met
  • Process Optimization: Continuously identify opportunities to enhance manufacturing processes, driving efficiency and productivity improvements
  • Technology Advancement: Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in biotechnology and engineering
  • Compliance and Quality: Ensure strict adherence to regulatory standards and maintain a robust quality management system to guarantee compliance with industry regulations
  • Risk Assessment: Analyze potential risks associated with manufacturing processes and develop strategies to mitigate and prevent any issues
  • Client Engagement: Collaborate closely with clients to understand their specific needs, provide technical expertise, and offer solutions to meet their project requirements
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, including R&D, Quality Control, and Manufacturing, to facilitate seamless project transitions and ensure successful product delivery

Your Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, or a related field. A Ph.D. is a plus
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in biotech engineering, with at least 2 years in a leadership or managerial capacity
  • Technical Expertise: Strong understanding of bioprocessing techniques, including fermentation, cell culture, downstream processing, and purification as well as facilities and utilities
  • Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and inspire teams, driving motivation, and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Project Management: Demonstrated experience in successfully managing biotech projects, from concept to commercialization
  • Compliance: Knowledge of cGMP and regulatory requirements for biotech manufacturing
  • Analytical Thinking: Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and resolve complex technical challenges
  • Communication: Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently with clients and cross-functional teams

We look forward to meeting you!
Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please reach out to:

Nivia Moritz
HR-Office GmbH
Kohlfurther Straße 65
42349 Wuppertal
Tel.: +49 202 942295 – 95

Um sich für diesen Job zu bewerben, sende deine Unterlagen per E-Mail an talentacquisition@hr-office.eu

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