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Current Experience

  • Serialization - Track and Trace Consultant / Project Manager
    Since October 2016

    Delivering as freelancer:

    • The full project management of Track & Trace projects from kick-off to closeout.
    • Consultancy and assistance around serialization regulation and implementation into the customers packaging process and supply chain.

    My current skill set:

    • Understanding the integration challenges coming with Track & Trace projects from Level 1 to 4, on new packaging machines or retrofitting older machinery.
    • Understands the full implementation and validation side of T&T deployments in the pharma (GAMP5)
    • Able to coordinate and delivering serialization interfaces between software components and serial number management platform.
    • Ability to drive completion of activities among diverse internal & external stakeholders.
    • Deep functional and technical knowledge of serialisation landscape and requirements.
    • EPCIS standards and SAP OER/ Aii /Advanced Track and Trace exposure.
    • Network understanding (firewall, WAN, LAN etc.).

  • Senior Project Manager (PM)
    Since July 2007

    • 9+ years of delivering Serialization (Track & Trace) projects with multiple OEM’s for customers all over the globe and now mainly focusing on EMEA.
    • Managed +70 large, critical Projects for major and mid-tier Pharmaceutical (Merck 45x, Astra Zeneca 11x, Baxter 7x, Pfizer 1x, Amgen 4x, Sharp 1x) and Agro customers (Bayer Crop Sience 3x, Syngenta 4x).
    • Deployed and coordinated projects with multinational team members (Project Managers, Project Engineers and Field Engineers) and multi vendors and OEM’s (IMA, Marchesini, Pester,…).
    • Last year coordinated a full production line with multi vendors (turnkey solution for China Animal Health Regulation) of +-2M USD. for MSD Animal Health (vendors: Neri, Etipack, Inno4Life, Domino, Videojet).
    • Have a deep understanding of the integration challenges coming with Track & Trace projects from Level 1 to 4.
    • Understands the full implementation and validation side of T&T deployments in the pharma (have in the past been creating validation documents following formulated methodology of the GAMP rules for full production lines – GAMP V model: URS-FS-DS, IQ-OQ-PQ).
    • Express good client skills and performs regular onsite delivery assurance exercises to guarantee project execution in time, scope and budget.
    • Technical Sales (in and external). Last year’s I’m actively involved in the quote process, set-up architecture and review of quotes and active quote negotiations with the customers.

Past Experience

  • Project Manager
    August 2000 --- June 2007

    • 7 Years of experience in coordinating full vision projects for customers all over the globe.
    • Project manager for integration of vision projects in the pharmaceutical industry with all major OEMs and pharmaceutical companies.
    • Deployed, engineered and coordinated +400 vision projects successfully with most major pharmaceutical companies.
    • Technical Sales (in and external)

  • Project Engineer
    October 1994 --- August 2000

    • 4 Years of experience in engineering, validation and integration of vision systems in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Engineering, validation and integration of vision projects in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Collaborated with QA department to create validation documents and formulated methodology according the GAMP rules for full production lines.
    • 2 Years of experience in machinery engineering & design (electrical and mechanical design via AutoCad and Eplan) for Petrochemical and Industrial steelmaking industry.


LinkedIn Assessment :
21 CFR Part 11AutomationManufacturingValidationMESComputer System ValidationCross-functional team leadershipGMPChange ControlMachine VisionProject ManagementPharmaceutical IndustryProcess improvementRFID+FDAProgram Management


BrightOwl Assessment:
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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Project Manager Project Engineer Project Leader
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 3 days per week
  • International:

Area / Region

Zwevegem, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes