Senior Pharmaceutical Process Engineer - Sittard

Vacancy information

Publication date:June 23 2020
Employment type:Permanent
Function Group:Engineering

Functiegroepen: Engineering / Process Engineer


For a Dutch pharmaceutical organisation, we are currently looking for a Senior Pharmaceutical Process Engineer. The company is primarily focused on the development, registration, production and commercialisation of (bio) pharmaceutical products. Within the company the activities of production, quality control, consultancy services and product development are brought together. Due to growth and expansion of their activities, we are looking for a Senior Pharmaceutical Process Engineer.


As the Senior Pharmaceutical Process Engineer, you hold a combination role. This means that you have both hands-on process engineering responsibilities and project management tasks. You support the sterile production department by solving problems that are related to the product. By identifying and analysing, you ensure that these issues are both resolved and prevented. In regards to your responsibilities to the processes, you improve the existing high-end GMP compliant processes with the emphasis on improving quality and increasing yield and efficiency. In addition, you are responsible for describing potential improvement opportunities within the production process (quality, layout, validation, process control, quality improvement, productivity improvement, cost reduction). Next to this, you will act as a project manager where you will be responsible on both the delivery of those projects as well as managing different project teams. The teams you are responsible for are dependent on the kind of project you will be working on. In addition to project management, you also act as a link between the various departments. Last but not least, providing training, promote general and specific knowledge regarding the processes and writing process, work and machine instructions according to the GMP guidelines are also among your responsibilities.


We are looking for someone with the following skillsets:

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience, preferably pharmaceutical oriented
  • Knowledge of sterile production processes
  • Solid physical, chemical and microbiological knowledge and experience with sterile physical/chemical preparation processes
  • Experience with the purchase and implementation of GMP-related production equipment
  • knowledge of high-end QA GMP systems
  • Strong (starting) people management skills where you know how to motivate people in a sustainable way
  • Communication skills in at least English, any other language, such as Dutch, is a strong advantage


The organisation offers:

  • An interesting and dynamic work environment
  • Good working conditions, such as flexibel working hours
  • A salary between €80,000 and €85,000 annually (incl. 8% holiday allowance) depending on your experience


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Aron Berhane
Principal Associate | Biotech & Pharma




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