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SR Scientist, Bio Process Global MSAT

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim

St Joseph, MO, USA · St Joseph, MO, USA · Missouri, USA · United States
Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2024


We are seeking a highly skilled, innovative and talented individual who has experience in various expression platform (CHO, bacterial and/or viral vectors) to express therapeutic proteins or vaccine antigens, Down Stream Processing (DSP) including chromatographic separation and/or formulation of vaccines or biotherapeutic products. Industrial experience at lab and commercial manufacturing scale is preferred.

Independently leads experimentation in transition of MSAT projects to Global Supply units to include designing, planning, scheduling and execution in development of process(es), optimization of process(es),confirmation of process(es), validation and manufacturing of qualifying and pre-licensing serials. Completes projects and assignments as a core MSAT team member to improve consistency, stability and yields of product antigens. Leads the training and development of junior scientists. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proficient in leading transfer, scale up or scale down efforts of new processes from Development to operations units in the development, optimization and confirmation from small to large scale. Proficient in leading development and optimization efforts in identifying lyophilization cycles for new products from development to production freeze dryers.
  • Leads optimization efforts of current processes by conducting experiments to evaluate different growth parameters, medium components and new equipment.
  • Proposes, evaluates and implements the setting up, operation and validation of new equipment. Ensures maintenance of equipment and it is kept in operational status. Proficient working with vendors and engineering to secure resources to evaluate instrument or equipment and represent the BioProcess Team.
  • Leads project teams, OJTs and direct report assignments and activities. Responsible for career development of team. Aligns with appropriate stakeholders in regards to the design, schedule, execution and authorization of protocols. Manages experiments, documentation and data with integrity and ethics and use of appropriate statistical software.


  • Ph.D. from an accredited institution in scientific discipline (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological sciences preferred) with a minimum of five (5) years of direct industry experience; Or
  • Masters degree from an accredited institution in scientific discipline (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological sciences preferred) with a minimum of ten (10) years of direct industry experience; Or
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in scientific discipline (Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological sciences preferred) with a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct industry experience
  • Experience must be inclusive of at least three (3) years of experience leading, influencing and developing people across the organization
  • Additional qualification in Business (Supply Chain, Economics) preferred
  • Professional Certification in Scientific field or Project Management preferred
  • Expertise in novel technologies or sciences is an advantage
  • Specialized depth of knowledge and extensive industry experience in one or more of the following areas: manufacturing sciences, manufacturing engineering, product formulation, material science and analytical testing methodologies of pharmaceuticals or biologicals products
  • Thorough understanding and process knowledge of Pharmaceutical Quality System within BIAH
  • Thorough understanding and technical application of Good Laboratory and Manufacturing Practice (GLP/GMP) regulations, regulatory guidance for industry and other relevant regulations
  • Technical “how to” guidance, application and approach influence on data & information for CMC, product manufacture & delivery (e.g. manufacturing processes, quality, supply chain & risk management)
  • Thorough understanding and influence on new product development and product lifecycle management processes
  • Leading AH Global Supply User Requirements driving effective and achievable AHGI deliverables
  • Responsible and accountable for communication of technical information for varied audiences
  • Demonstrated leadership, influence, and people development in international/intercultural collaboration
  • Experience and leadership in Agile Management preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and influence through communications and truly engaging diverse audiences, within and cross organizations and from individual contributor to leadership levels
  • Proven and demonstrated specialized/depth of knowledge and leadership in identified discipline
  • Proven leadership and mentoring of Experts and influence on peers
  • Fluency in English required – additional language skills are an asset
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.