Head of Unit Process Transfer Downstream

“Head of Unit Process Transfer Downstream” is a management position within a manufacturing or biotech company. They are typically in charge of overseeing the transfer of processes from research and development to large-scale production. This includes ensuring that processes are optimized for efficiency, yield, and quality, and that they comply with regulatory requirements.

Typical tasks for this position include:

• Coordinating process development and scale-up activities
• Identifying and implementing process improvements
• Managing a team of scientists and technicians
• Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
• Interfacing with other departments such as Quality Control, Supply Chain, and Regulatory Affairs


The candidate for this position would typically have a background in chemical engineering, biochemistry, or a related field, and have several years of experience in process development and scale-up. Additionally, they should have experience in project management, team leadership and a good understanding of regulatory requirements.

This position can lead to higher level management roles such as Director of Manufacturing or Vice President of Operations.

Other terms for this job-profile

Other terms for “Head of Unit Process Transfer Downstream” could be “Manager of Process Development”, “Downstream Process Development Lead” or “Process Scale-up Manager”.

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