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Senior Manager (m/f/d) MS&T Downstream Processing

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Ulm, DE, 89079

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The candidate (m/f/d) will be a member of Bio Manufacturing Sciences and Technology group (MS&T) within the Global Operations organization at Teva. The MS&T departments, USP, DSP and Analytics are designated to facilitate the handover of production processes from biologics R&D to commercialmanufacturng. This includes scale-up/scale down of processes, support of process transfers,  process validation, optimization / continuous improvement and troubleshooting activities.

  • Professional lead and managerial responsibility for a team within MS&T DSP department, responsible for timely tasks accomplishment, laboratory safety and routine management
  • Participate and take over responsibility in coordination of interdisciplinary projects with internal and external customers
  • Support department head with day to day laboratory management tasks, in annual & long term work plans design and execution by resources and budget planning/controlling
  • Support of production activities (troubleshooting, comparability, investigations etc.) with laboratory and pilot scale models
  • Responsibility for process transfer activities in the DSP laboratory and the DSP pilot
  • Leading role in process optimization projects and product care activities
  • Compose and review SOPs’, comprehensive plans and document projects in reports
  • Plan and evaluate relevant studies and study concepts in the DSP MS&T laboratory
  • Participate in planning and qualification of DSP pilot facility


  • M.Sc., PhD in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, with multi-year work experience in biotechnological DSP API manufacturing and / or development
  • Minimum of 3 years leadership experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Deep technological and scientific understanding of biopharmaceutical processes, scale up and late stage DSP development
  • Significant experience with continuous process improvement, process characterization and comparability studies (design and execution)
  • Understanding of GMP requirements especially biopharmaceutical quality and regulatory requirements (EMA and FDA)
  • Excellent command of German and English (spoken and written)
  • Experience with matrix operations and multi-culture working environment
  • Team player with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, creative, reliable and trustful
  • High awareness to laboratory safety procedures and EHS



Sub Function

Technical Transfer

Reports To

Eugen Aschenbrenner

Contact Person

Julita Mlynska
Human Resources
0049 699 675 84 20

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.