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.

Principal Expert Process Design & Optimization (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

As a new employee within the unit Process Design & Optimization of Bayer’s corporate function Engineering & Technology (E&T) the following activities would be carried out in your area of responsibility: • Align manufacturing requirements within the life science area comprising the divisions of Pharmaceuticals, Crop Science and Consumer Health • Foster the development of common process concepts based on existing or novel unit operations • Develop, preserve, utilize and actively make knowledge available and ensure that it remains strategically relevant and disseminate it in E&T and in the divisions • Build up and utilize an extensive and relevant network inside and outside of Bayer • Represent Bayer in relevant technological and scientific international associations • Harmonize and, as far as possible, standardize process design & optimization for the life science products within Bayer • Coordinate external, public-funded consortia • Advise unit head on shaping a state of the art technology portfolio • Take on a role as a member of leadership team of Process Design & Optimization

Who you are

• Diploma/Master and PhD degree in a technology area, preferably in process or chemical engineering • Experience in process design & optimization with focus on life science technology within the pharmaceutical or crop science area is preferred • Long-standing experience in the area of process or chemical engineering within the chemical and/or pharmaceutical industry • Profound knowledge in the field of chemical and formulation engineering for Active (Pharmaceutical) Ingredients (A(P)I) and final drug and consumer health products • Deep knowledge of relevant global best practices • Good knowledge of (potential) E&T services and product portfolio and its value creation within the divisions • Reputation within Bayer and in the global technological external community • Extensive and relevant network inside and outside of Bayer • Being open-minded and challenging the status quo • Developed social skills and outstanding capabilities to network across divisions • Fluent German and English language skills, both written and spoken

Your application

We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal experience fit this profile, please send us your complete application at, submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectations.




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. Bayer begrüßt Bewerbungen aller Menschen ungeachtet von ethnischer Herkunft, nationaler Herkunft, Geschlecht, Alter, körperlichen Merkmalen, sozialer Herkunft, Behinderung, Mitgliedschaft in einer Gewerkschaft, Religion, Familienstand, Schwangerschaft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität oder einem anderen sachfremden Kriterium nach geltendem Recht. Wir bekennen uns zu dem Grundsatz, alle Bewerberinnen und Bewerber fair zu behandeln und Benachteiligungen zu vermeiden.

Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 0000186903

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