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Sr. Process Engineer

CSL Behring
Start date
Mar 5, 2023

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Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Process
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Building on the success of our recent US approval for HEMGENIX® (etranacogene dezaparvovec-drlb), the world’s first gene therapy for hemophilia B, you will join a lean but growing team committed to bringing innovative gene therapies to patients.

As a senior level lead engineer, you will develop and maintain expert knowledge of AAV viral vector processes and facilities. You will provide a vital link between CSL and contract manufacturing partners, driving improvements in process yield, robustness, and reliability. Working in a highly matrixed team environment you will also play a pivotal role in technology transfer as part of capacity expansion projects.

The Role:
  • Championing transformation of process engineering, manufacturing technologies & innovation at CSL
  • Actively contribute and lead tech transfer of gene therapy products from/to another site including CMOs
  • Support of site-specific root cause analysis in the manufacturing process and process technology as well as resolving issues/challenges in manufacturing
  • Lead and manage process improvement with respect to yield, quality and time
  • Lead and manage local and global capacity expansion projects to ensure a reliable supply for our patients
  • Actively and self-reliantly, take decisions within capital projects and drive progress. Support good collaboration within the projects and regularly report the status
  • Providing process engineering support to front end design in capital projects for gene therapy products
  • Establishing global design standards for upstream and downstream manufacturing in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Scouting, evaluating, and implementing new technologies for gene therapy in collaboration with R&D
  • Actively contributing to the business success through continuous improvement and innovation initiatives
  • Expected to take a leadership role in project teams and be an active participant (including decision-taking) in intercompany, cross-value stream projects
  • Being a role model for expected behaviors and practices in accordance with the CSL values and guidelines for health, safety, and environment

Your skills and experience:
  • University degree in chemical or process engineering, preferably with PhD
  • >10 years of work experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry and with specific skills in gene therapy processing
  • GMP experience and awareness of state-of-the-art industry practices and trends in the field
  • Proven track record in managing projects, programs and manufacturing processes in a highly regulated environment as well as managing performance and delivering business value
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Innovative thinker with strong business acumen who drives results
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and agendas
  • Excellent stakeholder focus and collaborative mindset, ability to inspire others and at all times exemplifying CSL values
  • Attentive communication skills, understanding your counterpart, strong ability to build-up trustful and forward-thinking business relationships as well as keeping your stakeholders informed, using influencing & negotiation skills if appropriate
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills

About Us

Our Benefits

We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It’s important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL.

About CSL Behring

CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CSL.

Do work that matters at CSL Behring!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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