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Process Engineer - Pharmaceutical Technology (Yacht Life Sciences)

  • 25 januari 2018
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  • 25 januari 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9049174

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Process Engineer at the Pharmaceutical Technology department of our client.

As a Process Engineer you are responsible for:

  • Build, maintain and provide expertise/know how about Pharmaceutical Technology and Primary Packaging Processes in liaison with Pharmaceutical Development Department (EU) and Pharmaceutical Technology Labs (Japan)
  • Build and maintain a network of expertise about pharmaceutical technology by liaison and partnering with Industrial and Academic Organizations
  • Document know-how and expertise as reports, procedures, instructions, manuals for end-users
  • Propose, define, implement and document Changes and Modifications to manufacturing and packaging processes in order to improve robustness and compliance, reduce variability, increase yields and efficiencies
  • Contribute to design and review of regulatory dossiers describing and documenting the manufacturing and packaging processes
  • Participate and contribute to Product Maintenance process, collaborating with SC&M, PDD, QA and Regulatory departments
  • Contribute to risk-assessments as input for validation-projects,  investment projects or other relevant areas
  • Approve process recipes and master batch records
  • Monitor and analyse processes based on data from various equipment, batch-records, ERP-system, LIMS-system and correlate process performance to other phenomena
  • Contribute to investigations on request to analyse causes of variability, deviations, trends etc, in cooperation with Production and Quality Management 
  • Contribute to definition of User Requirement Specifications of Process Equipment and Systems, to ensure match between Product-Specifications, Process-Parameters and Equipment Configuration and Capabilities
  • Provide training sessions and training materials to people involved in execution of the processes, in collaboration with training and efficiency manager
  • Design and execute experiments on small (pilot-) scale to get understanding of process dynamics and opportunities for optimisation
  • Design, execute and report experiments to support the regulatory change control process
  • Manage Technology Transfer Projects:
    • Processes developed by other Entities or Third Parties to implement at location
    • To transfer processes to other manufacturing sites or entities
  • Perform maintenance tasks for Technology Unit (i.e. sampling of water, monitoring of calibration, monitoring of cleaning, monitoring of maintenance)


  • Bachelor/Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Technology, Food Technology or equivalent
  • >3 years relevant work experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with processes such as granulation, tabletting, and/or coating
  • Experience working under GMP conditions
  • Fluency in Dutch and English


Full-time position. You will start with a 1 year contract.


A multinational pharmaceutical company providing innovative medicines in areas of health where there is urgent need for better treatments.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer 06-12387998

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