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.

Lab Head Manufacturing Science & Technology DP Solids (m/f/d)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Be responsible for process development and technology transfer related to NCEs (incl. scale-up and validation) and marketed drugs products (national/international) by providing scientific and technical expertise to support commercial manufacturing processes
  • Plan and evaluate process characterization studies in lab and production scale
  • Identify areas of improvement and propose creative solutions for manufacturing issues of solid drug products
  • Assess API and excipient characteristics as well as equipment innovations in the field of pharmaceutical technology
  • Proactively lead (cross-functional) teams of larger scope (or portions of projects) that manage the identification, development and implementation of process improvements to address strategic objectives in a cGMP-regulated manufacturing facility
  • Effectively present complex technical information to an audience of varied expertise/level for guidance, education and decision-making
  • Communicate effectively across the organization and provide persuasive justifications supported by scientific evidence
  • Collaborate interdisciplinary with different functions (Production Plants, Pharmaceutical Development, Quality Control/Assurance, Regulatory Affairs)


Who you are

  • Pharmacist (m/f/d) with approbation and PhD, preferably in pharmaceutical technology
  • Experience in pharmaceutical development and/or production of solid drug products
  • Knowledge in the regulatory field of post-approval changes for drug products
  • Strong intercultural competences and leadership skills, experienced in managing/supervising technical employees, Master and PhD students
  • Initiative, decisiveness, creativity as well as the ability to assert oneself and to break new ground
  • Good cooperation, communication and team skills
  • Fluency in English and German, 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: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 34642
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