Senior Specialist Process Engineering m/f

MSD Animal Health Danube Biotech GmbH
  • Krems
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 12.7.2018

Senior Specialist Process Engineering m/f


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Within our Manufacturing Division, Global Engineering Solutions (GES) is responsible for the realization and management of critical investment projects in the worldwide MSD network. Other tasks of GES are consultancy activities and troubleshooting. Within the Technology Center for Animal Health we have open positions for Senior Specialists Process Engineering.

The Senior Specialist Process engineering works in a matrix organization on several projects and reports to the Director Engineering.

The Senior Specialist Process Engineering will be responsible for the technical aspects of primary production systems and clean utilities.


  • Acts as subject engineer in projects, under direction of a project manager or project engineer.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on one or more of the following systems:
  • Clean utilities (PW, WFI and clean steam).
  • Media preparation units.
  • Fermenters (both bacterial as well as cell culture).
  • Down Stream Processing units (MF, UF, Centrifuges, homogenization equipment).
  • Single Use Equipment.
  • Freeze dryers.
  • Primary packaging systems (filling lines).
  • Visual Inspection Systems.
  • Secondary packaging lines.
  • Process Control Systems (PLC and DCS systems).
  • Designs one-off systems, and realizes these systems in cooperation with specialized package unit construction companies.
  • Responsible for the commissioning and qualification of the systems.
  • As s Senior Specialist Process Engineering you are willing to travel approximately 25% of your time.


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in (Bio)chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Applied Science or Mechanical Engineering;
  • At least five years of experience in an engineering and/ or manufacturing field;
  • Preferably experience in the food or pharmaceutical industry, as an engineer or production supervisor, or as an engineer at an equipment supplier;
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to understand automated systems;
  • Team player;
  • Good writing and design skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and solve problems;
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and computing skills;
  • Ability and willingness to search out for and implement/ realize own business improvements;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities;
  • Exhibiting sound leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and German.

MSD offers an attractive salary, outstanding social benefits and an exciting work environment with varied tasks in an international environment. The minimum annual salary for this position is 46,800 EUR and varies according to the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we're inventing for life.

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