Process Specialist

Location: Leiden, Zuid-Holland  |  Sector: Biotechnology  |  Start Date: 10/17/2023  |  Job ref: 51662

Process Specialist
The Company

Our esteemed pharmaceutical client excels in healthcare, prioritizing research and innovation across various medical fields like mental health, neurology, anesthesia, gastroenterology, mycology, HIV/AIDS, allergies, and oncology.
Role Description
As a Manufacturing Process Specialist/Equipment Engineer, you oversee equipment availability, quality, and compliance, lead improvement projects, participate in cross-functional and NPI projects, and ensure long-term asset strategy and process issue resolution, including on-call troubleshooting.

  • Collaborate with different team members and external manufacturing partners to make sure our equipment meets quality, safety, and compliance standards.
  • Take charge of projects that improve processes or equipment. Oversee Change Control processes, handle Business Improvements, and define User Requirements with a team.
  • Involve in New product introduction projects and global projects related to production as a team member.
  • Create a long-term plan for our assets to make sure we always have enough manufacturing capacity.
  • Actively lead or take part in investigations when things go wrong in production processes.


  • Higher professional education or university education in a relevant field like pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology, biochemistry, life sciences, or biological engineering.
  • Experience with equipment and processes used in upstream production. Ideally, you'd also know about both upstream and downstream processing.
  • Comfortable working with production equipment and automation systems, such as DeltaV and MES.
  • You need to be able to work in a high-quality environment that follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

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Since 2012, SIRE Life Sciences is the most innovative and engaged consultancy company for the life sciences industries.

SIRE Life Sciences is proud of its ability to adapt to changing trends while always maintaining the highest level of quality for both our clients and our candidates.

Our team of knowledgeable professionals provides customized staffing services to clients and candidates, including secondment, direct hire, temporary-to-hire, temporary staffing, brokering, Statement of Work and we approach each type with the same degree of professional assessment. Our refined and collaborative style is unmatched in the staffing industry. We’re able to see beyond the surface to create matches that result in successful careers for our candidates and valuable talent for our clients.

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