Head of Microbial Plant

Polpharma Biologics is a state-of-the-art biological R&D and manufacturing facility, one of the most modern in Europe. We have a fantastic, international team of experienced experts and dynamic young scientists with common goals and values. Biotechnology is our passion. Together we develop medicines, offering new hope to patients suffering from serious diseases.

We create a passionate and friendly workplace environment. Join us! www.polpharmabiologics.com

We are looking for:

Head of Microbial Plant


You will take care of:

  • Building a high performing team, providing necessary expertise, trainings and mentoring
  • Leading production team in the microbial plant at Polpharma Biologics
  • Participating in the final establishment of the new plant with the state of the art technologies – engineering problem solving and qualification activities
  • Participating in technology transfers of internally developed products and for CMO purpose
  • Executing production and resource schedule against the production plan
  • Planning, monitoring and improving production processes and process quality
  • Coordinating issue identification and corrective action plans as well as implementing such plans to resolve project "issues" and maintain business commitments
  • Continuously improving the process in every aspect compliant with internal and external regulations
  • Participating in process validation
  • Establishing all necessary documentation to run the production and processes in microbial production according to internal quality system and GMP/FDA requirements
  • Representing Polpharma Biologics at business meetings with customers, partners, partnerships/joint development committees and professional societies
  • Presenting the results at internal and external meetings


If you have:

  • Strong leadership skills with a proven managerial track record (minimum 5 years)
  • Proven track record in the technical development and production of therapeutic proteins in microbial expression systems (minimum 5 years)
  • Experience with production scale-up and commercial scale production operations (minimum 5 years)
  • Experience with technology transfer
  • Experience with stainless steel technology in production
  • Experience in GMP controlled environment (minimum 10 years)
  • Knowledge and understanding of process, equipment and systems to troubleshoot problems and provide solutions
  • Ability to work efficiently under time pressure with multiple tasks simultaneously to meet timelines and goals
  • Strong convincing skills and communication skills
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of the Polish language would be an advantage
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree  in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Life Technologies or related field)
  • Experience with FDA inspection and in a manufacturing start-up would be an advantage
  • Experience with single-use production equipment and with biosimilars would be an additional advantage


Join our Team!

We offer:

  • Sport card
  • Development programs
  • Private healthcare
  • Relocation package
  • Fruit day
  • Integration events
  • Benefit platform
  • and more
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Polpharma Biologics S.A.

Polpharma Biologics S.A.

Head of Microbial Plant

Miejsce pracy: Polska, Pomorskie, Gdańsk
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