To lead our Research & Development team at the Wasserburg site, we are currently looking for a 

Head of Research & Development (m/f/d) - Business Group Excipients & Technology

Your tasks:

  • Personnel and technical leadership of a team of approx. 10 employees
  • Development of portfolio concepts and innovative solutions in the field of powdery excipients for the pharmaceutical industry (oral and inhalative applications) in an GMP environment
  • Portfolio development of excipients for the nutritional supplements segment, as well as for industrial applications
  • Technical process development
  • Optimization of existing products and manufacturing processes
  • Development, optimization and validation of analytical methods
  • Development of product application parameters and/or sales-relevant data for own portfolio
  • Cooperation with internal system improvements (ISO etc.), support of related departments with implementation of cGMP, HACCP, QbD etc., support in questions of analytics, QA, QC, IPC etc.
  • Intensive monitoring of pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements markets for requirements, drivers, trends and business opportunities, including IP research
  • Project management
  • Realization of customer projects
  • Supplier management
  • Participation and/or organization of technical seminars (external/internal)
  • Participation in national and international scientific events
  • Representation of company MEGGLE at industry associations and expert organizations

Your qualifications:

  • Natural scientist/ pharmacist with several years of professional experience in industrial powder technology/Galenics for solid dosage forms or in the excipient industry, ideally with a doctorate in a corresponding field
  • Proven practical & theoretical knowledge in the development, production and testing of drugs (including understanding of manufacturing processes, analytics & stability of formulations, as well as drug-excipient interactions)
  • Profound pharmaceutical-technological knowledge and experimental experience especially in the field of direct tableting and granulation
  • Broad experience in the use, application and possibly regulatory environment of excipients for solid dosage forms
  • Practical experience in pharmaceutical formulation work
  • Experience with competent consulting, support and professional education of pharmaceutical industry and research organizations within the scope of project work, seminars and trainings
  • General market expertise in excipients
  • Excellent English and possibly German language skills                       
  • Target-oriented, independent and systematic way of working
  • High level of initiative, strong communication skills, teamwork and flexibility in working with other departments (sales & marketing, production, quality assurance, regulatory affairs)
  • Confident and engaging presentation style, intercultural competence, willingness to travel

We offer you:

MEGGLE is one of the world's leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical excipients. If you want to become part of this successful company, we look forward to receiving your application via our website.
If you have any questions, please contact Stefanie Fürgut on 08071/73-744.

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MEGGLE ist ein international agierendes, milchverarbeitendes Familienunternehmen.
Wir stehen für Tradition, Innovation, Qualität und Erfolg - und das seit mittlerweile 127 Jahren. Weltweit arbeiten bei MEGGLE über 2.700 Mitarbeiter tagtäglich daran, unseren Kunden hochwertige Produkte in bester Qualität anbieten zu können.
Mit viel Leidenschaft und Know-how erwirtschafteten wir so einen Jahresumsatz von rund 1 Mrd. Euro.
In der pharmazeutischen Technologie ist MEGGLE als führender Hersteller unterschiedlicher laktosebasierter Hilfsstoffe seit mehr als einem halben Jahrhundert erfolgreich am Markt tätig. Diese Marktposition wird durch die Neuentwicklung von pharmazeutischen Hilfsstoffen sowie die Innovation in der Prozessentwicklung gefestigt und ausgebaut. So sind MEGGLE Excipients & Technology Produkte heute Bestandteil vieler oraler und inhalativer Darreichungsformen.