For over 65 years, pharmaceutical and biotech companies have partnered with Simtra BioPharma Solutions (Simtra) to bring their sterile injectable products to market. 

Simtra is a world-class Contract Development Manufacturing Organization with facilities in Bloomington/ Indiana, US and Halle/Westfalen, Germany.  We offer a wide-range of delivery systems including prefilled-syringes, liquid/lyophilized vials, diluents for reconstitution, powder-filled vials, and sterile crystallization.  Our product types include biologics and small molecules, cytotoxics, highly potent compounds, diluents for reconstitution and vaccines – which are all directly injected into patients worldwide.  As such, at Simtra, there is a strong emphasis on quality and continuous improvement.  We hold ourselves to the highest quality and regulatory standards.

While our primary focus is cGMP manufacturing, we offer many support services including formulation and development, lyophilization optimization, global regulatory support, and secondary packaging.

In addition to unmatched expertise and experience, we offer a uniquely collaborative approach. Clients look to Simtra as an extension of their own companies.

It is very rewarding industry to work in. Our teams are driven to help clients scale, innovate, and bring-life changing medicines to patients worldwide.


Our team is looking for a Development Scientist (m/f/x).

As Development Scientist (m/f/x) in our newly formed Development Services group you will help to grow pharmaceutical sciences in Halle/Westfalen. More specifically, you will independently manage formulation, lyophilization and analytical method development projects for robust drug products fit for clinical and commercial supply from our GMP manufacturing lines. In your new role you will be empowered to:

  • Manage communication with external customers by acting as project manager for development projects
  • Develop, implement, and optimize state-of-the-art techniques and procedures in the field of formulation, lyophilization or analytical development
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of GxP and related regulations and guidance to provide expert insights with particular focus on product development, design, and safety to ensure compliance in all development, data collection and reporting activities
  • Independently carry out an applied research program in a relevant area of science and technology with the objectives of developing our internal capabilities as well as external visibility of our Development Services group

What you'll bring:

  • PhD or master's degree in the field of chemistry with 5+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Expert knowledge in analytical/pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Strong background in product and ideally formulation development
  • Self-motivated, high energy-level, ability to handle projects in parallel
  • Organized, structured and results-oriented approach to work with pronounced “hands-on mindset”
  • Team spirit and well-developed interpersonal skills as well as excellent communication skills
  • Excellent command of English and German (spoken and written)

What we offer:

Simtra is an equal opportunity employer. Simtra evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. 

Diverse development opportunities (including an exchange program with our “Lyophilization Center of Excellence” in Bloomington/Indiana, US) and fun at work are just as much a matter for us as above-average compensation and benefits, a permanent employment contract, an in-house canteen, 30 days of vacation and supplementary insurances.

We look forward to receiving the documents on your previous professional career directly via our online system.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa-Franziska Kraul (lkraul@simtrabps.com). The application process will be carried out in German language.

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