Head of Transfer Focused Factory Clinical Supply Transfer (FF CS&T)
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma
As Head of Transfer FF CS&T, you will have the opportunity to support Boehringer Ingelheim's and external customers' biopharmaceuticals pipeline and ensure that patients can benefit from new medicines from clinical trials to market.
Tasks & responsibilities
As Head of Transfer FF CS&T you are accountable for all process transfers into and out of the FF CS&T for Drug Substance (DS including Cellbanking) and Drug Product (DP) for BI owned pipeline projects and external customer projects.
You lead a team of ~20 transfer engineers (Cell banking & Upstream, Downstream, Drug Product) who also hold the role as Representative in R&D Project Teams during early CMC Development.
In your new role you are responsible for robust and fast transition of the manufacturing process from Development (Innovation Unit or our external customers) to FF CS&T and from CS&T to BI’s commercial facilities or external CMOs in BIs global supply network to ensure reliable clinical supplies and robust process industrialization.
As a broad thinking expert, you provide support to Bio Business Units growing global supply network by sharing transfer and industrialization expertise in DS and DP.
In addition, you represent FF CS&T in relevant Steering- & Governance meetings.
You enable people to develop with a growth mindset.
You ensure continuous process improvements using manufacturing/business process excellence tools.
You establish and roll out of standards (e.g. risk management tools) and best practices.
PhD level education in Biosciences, Bioengineering, Pharmacy or comparable qualification with professional leadership experience in developing a group of direct reports and matrix functions;
Working and transfer experience in biotechnology, cell biology, cell culture and protein purification, drug product and filling processes, analytics, process technology, scale-up, plant design and cGMP;
Physico-chemical understanding of proteins, knowledge of biochemical characteristics of proteins;
Excellent project management and leadership skills within an international environment;
Good communication, presentation and negotiation skills;