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SYSTEM TEST - Netherlands  

Sanquin (company)


Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description


Job description:
  • Do you aspire an independent position with one of the most versatile manufacturing companies in the pharmaceutical industry? 
  • Do you like to be challenged from the first day at work and live up to high expectations in engineering?
  • Do you prefer to work in an internationally oriented environment, where both results and social awareness matter? 



Job description:
  • Due to expansion of our pharmaceutical activities, our company  offers the position of Process Engineer within our department of Production Support and Development (PSD). 
  • Your main responsibility in this role, is to participate in several projects regarding the design and implementation of new processes, or the modification and improvement of existing processes.
  •  In addition, you will contribute to organizing pilot studies, validation runs and drafting various research proposals.
  •  You use your expertise to advise PSD management on quality improvement. 



Where you will work:
  • The department is organized around a matrix structure, directed towards SPP products. 
  • PSD thus ensures multidisciplinary collaboration with the production department and QA, which results in optimal use of expertise. 
  • Characteristic for PSD is an increased focus on quality, volume and innovation. 
  • All subdivisions Biochemical Development, Drug Substance and Drug Product are working with a positive attitude towards SPP core results, i.e. Compliance, Delivery Reliability and financial Strength.



We are looking for:
  • Bachelor or master degree in the field of Chemical Technology, Biotechnology or Life Science;
  • Several years of relevant work experience, preferably within a pharmaceutical or biotechnical industrial environment;
  • Knowledge of and experience with GMP and validation procedures, also a strong sense of quality combined with great desire to meet deadlines;
  • Experience with project management and leadership will be considered an advantage;
  • Skilled in writing technical reports regarding research, registration or validation;
  • A proactive personality, with focus on initiative and result, who can work independently but also values good teamwork.



We offer:
We are committed to providing a safe working environment and full opportunities for personal development. In addition, we offer the following employment conditions:
  • A full-time position (36 h/week), based in Amsterdam;
  • Flexible working hours in consultation with the manager;
  • Competitive salary in line with company s collective agreement;
  • End-of-year bonus of 8.33% (equates to an extra month of salary to a full calendar year of service);
  • 201 hours of leave for a 36-hour full-time position;
  • Good accessibility of the work location and a travel allowance;
  • Collective discount arrangements with various insurance companies;
  • Employment conditions selection model: option to put together your own personal package of employment conditions.



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