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Process Engineer

Date Posted: March 15, 2024

Job Description

As a Process Engineer for Pharmaceuticals projects in Belgium, you will be responsible for designing, optimizing, and implementing pharmaceutical manufacturing processes to ensure the production of high-quality products in a cost-effective manner. Working closely with cross-functional teams including Research & Development (R&D), Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Affairs, you will play a key role in driving process improvements and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and optimize pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including batch processing, purification, filtration, and packaging, to meet product specifications and quality standards.
  • Conduct process simulations, feasibility studies, and risk assessments to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Collaborate with R&D teams to scale up new processes from development to commercial production, ensuring smooth technology transfer and process validation.
  • Lead process troubleshooting efforts and root cause analysis to identify and address deviations and process failures.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), batch records, and manufacturing protocols, in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to manufacturing teams, and serve as a subject matter expert in pharmaceutical process engineering principles.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance process efficiency, productivity, and product quality.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in process engineering within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Strong understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, including solid dosage forms, liquids, and sterile products.
  • Proficiency in process modeling and simulation software (e.g., Aspen Plus, SuperPro Designer) is preferred.
  • Experience with process validation and regulatory compliance (e.g., FDA, EMA) is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in Dutch or French is a plus.

If you are keen to grow your career with this job, apply with us and send us your resume now. All shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly.

Reference no.: 122-4948-2918-NW

Registration no.: 968446516E

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