Head of Laboratory - Protein Chemistry/Protein Analytics

Boehringer Ingelheim

Head of Laboratory - Protein Chemistry/Protein Analytics

Boehringer Ingelheim

Biberach, Germany


At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


Our division "Analytical Development Biologicals" is looking for a new colleague!

Use your strong background in analytical and protein chemistry to lead one of our lab teams within in all areas of technology and management. Are you familiar with the GMP environment? Are you looking forward to working in international, interdisciplinary teams? Then apply today and become part of Boehringer Ingelheim!

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role as Head of Lab, you have the technical and disciplinary responsibility for a team of 5-7 employees;
  • Within the development of biopharmaceutial products, you manage the planning and execution of analytical studies;
  • Moreover, you are accountable for the development, validation and transfer of methods (HPLC, CE, UV spectroscopy, pharmacopoeia methods) for the release and stability testing of investigational medicinal products;
  • Thanks to your expertise, you represent Analytical Development in international and interdisciplinary project teams and support process and formulation development in analytical tasks;
  • The accountability for the release testing of clinical investigational products is also one of your key tasks. You plan and coordinate the analytical studies required for approval;
  • The preparation of chapters of the chemical/pharmaceutical part (CMC part) of registration documents is also one of your tasks.


  • PhD. in biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, biology or pharmacy;
  • Several years of professional experience and profound knowledge in protein chemistry and protein analytics;
  • Very good know-how in analytical development and quality control of biopharmaceuticals in a GMP environment;
  • Distinctive social skills and several years of professional experience in personnel management, especially in the development, motivation and empowerment of teams;
  • Interdisciplinary way of thinking and acting, a team-oriented and efficient working style as well as communication and organizational strength;
  • Good comprehension as well as a high sense of quality and responsibility;
  • Fluent in German and English written and spoken.


We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.


This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.

Want to learn more about us? Visit https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team: Artur Reich, Tel: +49 (7351) 54-175904.

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