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.

Laboratory Head Formulation Development Early Drug Delivery (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities


  • Development, manufacturing, testing and pharmaceutical evaluation of dosage forms in the early phase of dosage form development
  • Management of a laboratory unit in formulation development and of cross-functional project teams
  • Evaluation and developability assessment of dosage forms for newly identified active substances in active substance research
  • Evaluation and assessment of active substances for application via new application routes/pharmaceutical delivery systems
  • Promoting developments out of own initiative
  • Ensuring of high safety standards and compliant behavior, taking into account legal and operational requirements including evaluation of possible risks in relation to processes


Who you are


  • Completed university studies of pharmacy with license to practice pharmacy (Approbation) and PhD in pharmaceutical technology with several years of experience in the development, manufacturing, testing and evaluation of pharmaceutical drug products
  • Comprehensive knowledge of drug development, biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical analytics, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceutical practice and legislation as well as guidelines specific to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Decision-making and assertiveness as well as the ability to work in a team
  • Ability to cope with complexity and uncertainties
  • Willingness to build and maintain partnerships and work together towards goals
  • Ability to achieve good results even under difficult circumstances under time pressure
  • Structured analytical thinking, organizational competence, creativity and "can do" attitude
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken

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: Wuppertal-Aprath
Reference Code: 41215
Functional Area: [sap_fa_10]
Entry Level: 3