Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Head of Qualification (m/w/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

Who you are

  • Build, develop and retain project excellence know-how for the global organization in the field of qualification of technical systems and plants
  • Provide standardized workflows, processes and tools in the C&Q area for the efficient execution of investment projects
  • Support the direct reports in managing and executing CapEx projects with expertise in pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and project management
  • Develop a strong, motivated and passionate team and build and retain relevant know-how through people-development, selected hiring, as well as internal and external networking with experts
  • Provide business strategy conform and innovative solutions by also fulfilling customer needs
  • Develop and maintain fair and trustful relationship with customers and all other internal and external partners
  • Support the Unit Head in achieving the Unit's operational targets, proactively provide business relevant information and input for strategic decision making




  • University degree in engineering or related field, preferably diploma/MS or PhD degree
  • Long-term experience and extensive knowledge of the relevant field in GMP, commissioning and especially qualification
  • Excellent expertise of relevant authority requirements, and other guidelines and best practices
  • Sound knowledge of API and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, as well as equipment and facility
  • Strong leadership skills, high social competence as well as ability to build and develop teams
  • Experienced in managing CapEx projects in a GMP environment
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and to embrace change as well as to support innovation and future-oriented concepts   
  • Intercultural experience and competencies are an advantage
  • Excellent English and German language skills


Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination. 

Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 16582
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