Senior Engineer (Process Development Engineer)

Location: Breda, Noord-Brabant  |  Sector: Pharmaceuticals  |  Start Date: 2/7/2024  |  Job ref: 52255

The company

Our client is a renowned pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing healthcare and improving patients' lives. With a strong emphasis on research and development, they mainly focus on discovering innovative solutions for a wide range of medical conditions. They are actively exploring therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune disorders, bone health, and neurology, among others.

Role Description

As a Packaging engineer, your responsibilities include introduction of new products and technologies to the packaging operations as well as being SMEs that ensure the continued smooth running of the lines. The Process Engineers work on new product introductions and life cycle management.


Oversee the integration of new products into the packaging line, covering tasks such as characterization, functional testing, sample creation, and RTE/CRT analysis.
Act as a vital member of the process monitoring team, analyzing data, investigating potential issues, and implementing resolutions.
Develop test and characterization protocols, conduct technical evaluations, and submit comprehensive technical assessment reports.
Ensure timely management of all projects, providing updates to senior management and the broader team.
Spearhead the introduction of innovative packaging concepts and improvements to the Product Development team.
Participate in Pre-Approval Inspections (PAI) and engage with regulatory bodies, including the FDA, EMEA, and others as necessary.
Foster collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Methods transfer, Engineering, Validation, QA, Supply Chain, Maintenance, and Manufacturing.


Possession of a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of directly relevant experience in packaging materials.
Demonstrated success in the pharmaceutical industry or a similarly regulated sector.
Experience in leading teams or a strong desire to lead and foster the development of team members.

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