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Senior R&D Engineer - Single Use Technology - Bioprocessing Products

Company

Our Client is a technology company offering novel biomanufacturing platforms, aimed at increasing the availability and affordability of biologics – recombinant proteins and vaccines - for all.

The Company was founded in 2013 by experienced entrepreneurs who bring close to 25 years of expertise in the biotechnology and life sciences sectors. Headquartered in Gosselies (Belgium), the Company benefits from support from the Walloon region and received significant fundings from Takeda and from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Role

You will provide technical guidance and expertise to new product development (NPD) as a lead technical contributor, with responsibility from concept generation to fully commercialized products

  • You will be the team’s recognized technical expert in the areas of:
  • Design and development of single-use bioprocessing hardware, consumables and sensing technologies
  • 3D CAD modeling analyses, and simulations
  • Design of complex assemblies (plastic, metal, and electromechanical systems)
  • Design of injection molded plastic components and subsequent assembly
  • thermoplastic welding, sensors, sensing, sterilization, connectivity, filters, filtration, aseptic processing
  • You will promote and coordinate project internally within Design, Manufacturing, Documentation and Installation teams
  • You will review customer User Requirements Specifications (URS), prepare deviation lists and propose alternative technical solutions
  • You will contribute to realistic project plans, stage gate deliverables, and design reviews. You will also anticipate project roadblocks, delays, and risks and will find solutions without escalation
  • You will work from product specifications and requirements to develop component and assembly geometry, specify materials, and establish acceptable performance metrics. Performs complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions
  • You will interface directly with manufacturing teams to clarify questions on drawings and designs. Assist Manufacturing in troubleshooting production issues on standard and special products
  • You will collaborate with Quality and Product Management to establish appropriate critical to quality (CTQ) metrics

Profile

  • Master on Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • 7 - 10 years of experience and at least 3 years as lead mechanical design engineer in new product development environment, preferably single use technology
  • Experience with design and development of bioprocessing or food processing equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current industry guidelines for designing, manufacturing, testing and documenting biopharmaceutical process equipment. (ASME BPE, GAMP, cGMP, etc.)
  • Experience in qualification activities (FAT/SAT) for process equipment in the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Willing to work in a very dynamic and multicultural environment
  • Team player and not afraid of challenges
  • Driven by curiosity and eager to learn every day
  • Analytical mindset and you are autonomous, proactive and solution minded
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French is an asset

Offer

Our Client offers a long-term contract (CDI), a competitive salary package (health insurance, company car, pension plan, meal vouchers…) and the possibility of evolution in an international, dynamic and fast-growing company.

Publication date

04.12.2018

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