Quality project engineer Kessel-Lo, Belgium
Since June 2013
Since March 2012
August 2007 --- June 2010
Data Management and Program Management Support for the Exploratory Chemistry Project. Data Manager for Several Neuroscience Projects.
CRO - Chemistry Registration Officer
October 2006 --- August 2007
Position for the introduction in the R&D environment. Setting up QA/QC process for the registration of chemical reactions done by a major CRO in Asia. Chemistry registration/IP Support to medicinal chemists. Member of the SAT in the introduction of the Electronic Labnote Book (SAT : Scientific Advisory Team).
Several production positions with growing reponsibilities
October 1996 --- October 2006
- Process/Project Engineer with general Process Engineering activities like Intermediates introduction/upscaling, QSHE improvement projects, starting up of Process Optimization group, training operators to raise awareness in environment-safety and product quality, etc Biggest high impact project; Introduction of a new process into 2 different plants to reduce Nitrogen contamination in waste water according to the goals of the Master Plan Water. The project was of the importance to renew the Environment Certificate of the Chemical/Pharmaceutical production facilities. - Production Specialist/Control room Operator/All Round Operator in Batch Production Facilities (from Intermediates to API's). Hands on experience in a fully manually controlled plant, but also in a fully automated plant. Extensive trouble shooting/problem solving skills, producing special batches ie chemical reactions like Friedl-Crafts; Grignard etc..., OJT of operators, plant shut down supervisory role, etc
January 1995 --- January 1996
Lab Technician for unusual chemical reactions and qualifying sugars in samples by the means of LC/GC or colorimetric analysis.
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailAssertivenessCoordinationCreative thinkingCuriosityFlexibilityIndependenceKindnessOrganizationProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-disciplineSelf-confidenceSociabilityWillingness to compromiseService oriented
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Analyze data Create SOPs Guide students Interpret data Lab scale batches Receptor Pharmacology Report data Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdjust processes Adjust processes and methodsAPI synthesis route developmentAssess product quality issuesAssess quality process issuesAssist with proceduresAssist with site trainingCalculate process efficiencycollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with project teamCoordinate projectscoordinating research projectsCreate SOPsCreate standard operating procedure (SOP)Design IT solutionsDetermine needsDevelopment of late-stage cGMP production processesDirect co-workersDirect co-workers to achieve resultEvaluate impurity identificationEvaluate impurity synthesisEvaluate stability data and impurity identification/synthesisEvaluate stability data Follow up projectsFollow up training programsFollow-up of internal auditsImplement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Implement ProcessesInteract with computer specialistsInteract with physiciansInterpret analytical resultsInterpret dataInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific dataLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredlifescienceLiaise with research team in order to accurately collect and record dataLiaise with research teamMaintain strong relationshipsManage contractors Manage laboratory proceduresManage multiple projectsManage projects resourcesManufacture of GMP batchesManufacture of non-GMP and GMP batchesManufacture of non-GMP batchesMonitor dataMonitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Observe trends in dataOrganise meetingsOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Pilot scale batchesPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesPlan experimentsProcure and prepare samplesProvide trainingQuality control processR&DReport Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)Research at universitiesReview manufacturing documentationSolve problemsSupervise PhD studentsSupervise techniciansTrain on site staffUse laboratory techniquesWork cross-functionallyWork under specific instructionsWork with coordination and data management teamsWrite documents
Master Industrial Sciences - Chemical Industrial Engineer in Chemistry - Biochemistry from Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg in 1995
Training and Certification
Green belt in 2014 Training