At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 6000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic, international and diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.


Your Tasks

The Global Technical Operations (GTO) division serves as the hub for QIAGEN’s technological and process expertise as a service provider for its global manufacturing sites.

– You will lead process development projects of automated manufacturing and assembly processes for IVD products with a strong focus on mechanical engineering topics.

– This involves conceptualizing, planning, and conducting process and data analyses, documenting process and data analyses.

– You identify and assess new manufacturing technologies for their suitability within QIAGEN. Based on this you will independently or collaboratively specify production equipment and manage procurement projects.

– You will develop production concepts and business cases based on production figures, manufacturing costs, and evaluation of existing production equipments.

– Your technical expertise and your network of external experts make you a key contact for our internal stakeholders (manufacturing sites, product development, procurement, etc).

– You assist in risk assessments, equipment qualification, and validation.

Your Profile

– You hold an engineering degree with professional experience, or you have a relevant Ph.D. Ideally, you have three years of experience in a producing medical or pharmaceutical industry company.

– You are passionate about complex, automated manufacturing processes and ideally have experience in the areas of sealing, welding and/or assembly processes of plastic components. You have a hands-on mentality and are interested in solving problems directly on the machine in the cleanroom.

– You have experience in planning process analyses and data analyses. In addition, strong project management skills are desirable, and knowledge of Six-Sigma and Lean methodology is advantageous.

– You communicate clearly and responsibly in both German and English.

– You are willing to travel internationally (approximately 15%).

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.