Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Specialist Sterility

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Specialist Sterility, are to: 


  •  Provides an experienced technical resource for the validation of microbiological assays supporting biopharmaceutical products;
  •  Provides a knowledgeable resource for trouble shooting microbiological assay performance;
  •  Provides an experienced technical resource supporting scientific investigations and investigations into the performance of microbiological methods;
  •  Provides an expert resource for the hands on performance of method validations;
  •  Writes highly technical SOPs and documents related to technical investigations and validation of microbiological methods;
  •  Identifies and helps to implement opportunities for continual improvement in the delivery of method validation and investigational services.


Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  •  Bachelor's Degree in science or technical field;
  •  5-6 years of experience in pharmaceutical or related industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 
  • Strong working knowledge of microbiological methods supporting biopharmaceutical products;
  • Ability to "trouble shoot" microbiological methods supporting biopharmaceutical products;
  • The ability to prioritize activities and meet schedules;
  • Solid understanding of cGMP Regulatory requirements for method validation;
  • Experience in writing highly technical documents related to microbiological testing of Biopharmaceutical products.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2+ years of experience in the sterility of biopharmaceutical products preferred.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: CA-Berkeley
Functional Area: [sap_fa_20]
Entry Level: 5