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Miltenyi Biotec Overview

Bergisch Gladbach (Germany)
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Company - Private
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Miltenyi Biotec is a global leader in the design, development, manufacture, and integration of products that empower the advancement of biomedical research and enable cutting-edge cell and gene therapy. Starting with our proprietary magnetic-activated cell sorting (MACS ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to make cancer history. At Miltenyi Biotec, engineers, scientists, software developers, and many other professionals work together to improve human health by providing smarter cellular technology solutions to researchers and clinicians.

Company Updates

  • Miltenyi Biotec is revolutionizing imaging with the fully automated, cyclic, high-content immunofluorescence-based MACSima™ Imaging Platform. Part of our growing portfolio, this benchtop instrument performs a fully automated iterative fluorescent staining, imaging, and signal erasing process, using multiple fluorochrome-conjugated antibodies per cycle. A harmonized portfolio including Miltenyi Biotec’s range of validated antibodies, e.g., REAfinity™ Recombinant Antibodies, specifically designed disposables, and the MACSima™ Software ensure a failure-free automated process. Resulting image stacks can then be analyzed on the fly, even when the iterative process is still running. Basic and biomedical research, specifically drug-target and biomarker discovery as well as deep phenotyping, will be the major fields of application. Based on a revolutionary technology, this platform enables the simultaneous analysis of an unprecedented number of markers in a single sample, even on a desired sample area.

  • Miltenyi Biotec GmbH has signed a purchase contract for a non-harmful, fluorescence-preserving, optical clearing process from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. The invention involves an easy-to-use protocol that allows a safe optical clearing of biological samples for microscopy using an organic solvent-based clearing agent. It is the first method for preparing large biological samples for three-dimensional imaging that completely avoids the use of any harmful agents while maintaining fluorescent staining for high-quality imaging. With the support of PROvendis the university has already registered the new process for international patent approval. The new clearing agent unites the speed of an organic solvent with the harmlessness of water-based clarifiers. Tests have shown that the clearing process, including dehydration, of a mouse brain only takes two days with the new protocol compared to 10-14 days when using water-based protocols.

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Miltenyi Biotec – Why Work With Us?


Our Culture
It’s not just cell culture on our minds. Miltenyi Biotec unites individuals across the globe for the shared purpose of developing products that help scientists, clinicians, and patients worldwide promote human health. We are known for our research-driven corporate culture supported by a friendly and collaborative atmosphere. We promote an interdisciplinary environment that stimulates creativity and innovation. Working together, Miltenyi scientists, engineers, service experts, and business professionals all strive to exceed our ambitious goals.

We expect the best from ourselves and we offer our employees a variety of training and educational opportunities to continually grow their skills. We are not afraid to have fun and we offer a variety of corporate benefits and events to promote employee health and wellness.

Our Values
Join us in our mission to take the science of medicine to the next level. As part of that mission, we value:
• Improving human health through innovation
• Bringing the latest cellular technologies into the lab and the clinic
• Collaborating closely to solve problems
• Being open to new ideas
• Building fun into our hard work

We look back at three decades of biomedical expertise and Pioniergeist. Throughout this time, we have continuosly worked on the advancement of our technologies and collaborated with researchers around the world to push the boundaries of what is technically possible. 

  • 1989 – Foundation of Miltenyi Biotec
  • 1990 – MACS® Technology patent
  • 1992 – CliniMACS® System developed
  • 1997 – CliniMACS System CE-marked
  • 2002 – GMP manufacturing facility opens in Teterow
  • 2008 – Introduction of MACSQuant® Analyzers
  • 2012 – Launch of CliniMACS Prodigy®
  • 2014 – FDA approval CliniMACS CD34 Reagent
  • 2014 – Acquisition Owl Biomedical Inc.
  • 2014 – Acquisition Lentigen Inc.
  • 2016 – CliniMACS Prodigy T cell transduction (TCT) process
  • 2017 – GMP Process development in Sunnyvale
  • 2017 – Opening CliniMACS Cell Factory
  • 2018 – Acquisition of LaVision BioTec GmbH

Scientists
• Qualifications in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics, physics, biophysics, etc.
• Careers for technicians, graduates, post-graduates and clinicians in R&D, Production, Quality
Control, Regulatory Affairs, Bioinformatics, Clinical Development, and more
• Over 250 publications in leading scientific journals and more than 750 individual patents have been
granted or submitted in the last ten years. Guest lectures create information flow within the
scientific community
• Project teams working in cell biology, immunology, bio-imaging, chemistry, bio-conjugation,
recombinant proteins, molecular biology, bioinformatics, biophysics, cell therapy, in vitro
diagnostics, lentiviral vectors, flow cytometry, cell sorting, etc.
• Laboratories from S1 to S3 provide an ideal environment for creative science. Our state-of-the-art
“Cell Factory” enables the development and production of GMP-compliant, cell-based therapeutics 

Engineers
• We are mechanical, electronic and mechatronic engineers and technicians
• Careers in research and production of medical devices and consumables
• Precision-made optical and micromechanical components in production
• Multidisciplinary project teams cooperating in workflows from prototype development to serial
production
• Close relationships with key customers to achieve optimal design and function
• The challenge of working at the limit of the technically possible

IT & digital professionals
• Qualifications include informatics and bioinformatics
• Careers in developing software for medical devices and maintaining the company IT landscape
(SAP, eCommerce, Enterprise Architecture Management, etc.)
• Developing software for a large variety of platforms, managing and operating more than 120
applications and back-end solutions. Creating mobile and cloud-based product innovations
• Systems and languages include SAP, C++, Python, Embedded, Linux, Windows, CAN Bus
applications, and .NET
• Conceptual design for eCommerce and digital business, creating product innovation, enabling
digital touchpoints, and building an eCommerce sales channel

Marketing & sales professionals
• Graduate and postgraduate qualifications in immunology, biology, medicine, and business
administration
• Working in sales brings us into close contact with big-pharma, clinics, research institutes and
laboratories
• We act as trusted advisers in our support of key account management and introduce novel
workflows to improve customer processes
• Cooperation with R&D and marketing teams enhances our knowledge base
• Multidisciplinary marketing teams focus on technical writing, graphic design and performance
marketing
• Product managers drive the commercialization of our products, building a link between sales,
communications, and marketing teams. A strong connection with customers worldwide positions
products within the market

Corporate professionals
• Qualifications in finance, human resources, legal, business process management
• Careers in recruitment, financial controlling, purchasing, and facility management
• By designing innovative processes, we generate structures that will build on our commercial
success
• Defining concepts for creating a working environment with an international scope

We want our employees to be empowered to give back in their communities. By giving back to our community of professionals, our community of neighbors, and our global community, we are able to make an impact on the world around us. Miltenyi is pleased to support our communities through a variety of programs ranging from research and travel awards to charitable fun runs.

Miltenyi Biotec Reviews

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    "Innovative company, room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Technical Sales Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Sales Consultant in Houston, TX
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miltenyi Biotec full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Miltenyi has a strong corporate culture which values nurturing your career and providing you with the tools for success. Both stateside and global colleagues do a great job of building relationships so you feel supported in your work/projects. While company growth means more opportunities for change/advancement, you don’t get lost in a sea of employees. Leadership does a great job of knowing who you are and acknowledging your successes.

    Cons

    Nothing that can’t be overcome by addressing with management

    Advice to Management

    Continue to promote from within, support employee career paths. As the company grows, continue to foster that private, family-feel that sets Miltenyi apart from so many other organizations.

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Miltenyi Biotec Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Miltenyi Biotec (Atlanta, GA) in August 2019.

    Interview

    I should have read other interview reviews . 2 phone interviews and a Skype interview. Then was asked to travel across country for more interviews . My only request was to finally be told what salary range is before I make trip. Apparently this is sacred information and they refused. Oh well if you’re unemployed and don’t mind being strung along without knowing salary it might be good fit for you . Everyone was nice but not wanting to give salary info kind of unprofessional and a red flag

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