Head of Laboratory - Early Stage Pharmaceutical Development Biologicals

Boehringer Ingelheim

Head of Laboratory - Early Stage Pharmaceutical Development Biologicals

Boehringer Ingelheim

Biberach, Germany

OUR COMPANY

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.

THE POSITION

Join us to develop great biological therapies for the benefit of our patients.

As Head of Lab in our Pharmaceutical Development department you can be part of building our innovative project portfolio of Biologicals, starting with assessing developability leading to start of clinical development with the aim of obtaining successful marketing authorization application (MAA) of a new pharmaceutical product.

You combine a strong pharma industry background with scientific expertise in pharmaceutical development and profound knowledge in protein characteristics.

As an experienced leader and people developer you can take full advantage of the potential in our highly motivated matrix-oriented team. You enjoy working in an international environment and you are enthusiastic about interacting with our global interfaces.

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Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role, you are responsible for the formulation and drug product process development of Biologicals in Boehringer Ingelheim’s R&D teams, starting with the transfer of a sequence from research to the supply of clinical studies in early development;
  • As an inspired leader you are motivating your empowered team of scientists and lab technicians, who lead or support projects in our exciting pipeline;
  • You and your team are constantly looking for new ways to get to the clinic as fast as possible, you find and implement continuously new innovative techniques and strategies to win in a competitive business environment;
  • You take part or lead strategic initiatives to continuously improve our development concepts;
  • Furthermore, you navigate effectively in a complex, highly scientific and matrix-oriented organization, including the transfer to Boehringer Ingelheim’s pilot plant or external partners;
  • You act as interface to the research organization and other development functions, e.g. analytical development, drug substance and cell line development, toxicology and DMPK, which are mainly located in Germany, Austria and US;
  • In addition, you are acting effectively internally and externally by demonstrating a team player mentality and live our values in Development Biologicals.

Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in Pharmacy, Biochemistry or related field with several years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Proven leadership experience and the ability to lead, motivate and empower a team of PhDs, engineers and lab technicians;
  • Several years of experience as a team member in research or development portfolio projects, representing CMC functions;
  • Profound knowledge in protein sciences regarding structure, folding, stability, formulation development and analytical techniques to characterize protein properties;
  • Teamplayer with excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong customer-oriented mindset and cross-cultural competences;
  • Fluent in English and German.

WHY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM?

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.

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Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team, Tel: +49 (0) 6132 77-173173.

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