Global Technology & CMC-Leader within ESO PHARMA TECHNOLOGY (all genders)

Posted 26 Feb 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 188505


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role:

As Global Technology & CMC-Leader within ESO PHARMA TECHNOLOGY (all genders) you will provide technical support of commercial Pharma drug product and Pharma drug substance manufacturing operations performed at third party manufacturers. This position is responsible for providing strong pharmaceutical technical leadership for all aspects of continuous improvements, support technology transfer, and take over after transfer, process scale-up, monitoring (incl. CPV/OPV Annex 15 GMP requirements), troubleshooting and Life Cycle Management (when required). The key accountabilities are to drive, facilitate and coordinate technical product activities within GMS (ESO) and to lead the GMS technical Project/Product and the CMC Team (if applicable) of the relevant molecules, including critical API & raw materials. You will also provide technical product and pharmaceutical expertise within the multi-disciplinary teams (e.g. GPST, VPT) to define optimal activity plans, by challenging team’s requests and defining the priorities and lead technical support activities for manufacture of late-stage molecules at a third-party Pharma manufacturing facility. The role is accountable for the accumulated know how and experience related to assigned molecule/product and its manufacturing process. The checkpoints for the molecule/product are related to GMS activities to the stakeholders and collaborate with Quality, GPO Technical Operations and Regulatory to optimize Product flow. The Strategic impact is the current expansion of CMOs is taking their significant share of total Pharma production, making CMOs a large, strategic part of the Healthcare Operations, and the external supply network and an integral part of the approved agile supply strategy.


Who you are:

  • Graduate degree in pharmacy, engineering or life sciences
  • Extensive professional experience of at least 5 years
  • Expert knowledge of the development and manufacture of drug products
  • Understanding of GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Experience in working in and leading of international teams and external cooperation’s
  • Communicative person with collaborative and open-minded mindset

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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