Project Engineer

Location Belgium
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Isla Littlewood

Contact email:
Job ref: 19303
Published: about 1 month ago

We are searching for a Project Engineer for a top Biopharma client in Geleen, NL! 

The Project Engineer represents the Centre of Excellence for all process aspects including design, installation, and CQV. The Project Engineer is assigned to develop the design of projects according to standards and technologies in collaboration with team members, EPCM company and local Engineering. Specifies, edits, reviews and monitors the design, technical procurement, commissioning and qualification of systems and equipment such as clean steam, purified water, water for injection, heating ventilation & air conditioning systems (HVAC), lab equipment and black utilities (heating, cooling, steam), as well as waste management, complying with relevant GMP and EHS requirements where required.

Your responsibilities:

  • Own, manage and deliver clean and process utility systems for a pharmaceutical Facilities as project engineer during design, procurement, project execution and turn-over to operations.
  • Interfacing and communicating effectively with stakeholders being involved such as project / design management, other discipline leads, MSAT, Operations & Maintenance Group, EHS, Qualification and QA.
  • Collaboration with all parties involved for tasks such as equipment and systems design, specification generation, tendering, expediting, FATs, SATs, commissioning, qualification and start up.
  • Creating technical requirements and specifications (URS)
  • Systems design, engineering and planning; design reviews
  • Contribute to HAZOPs
  • Installation controls, plant inspections
  • Hands-on involvement in the creation and development of engineering documents and test plans.
  • Execution/monitoring/supervision of commissioning, acceptance, qualification and validation processes according to GMP standards (CQV)
  • Co-responsibility for the planning and expansion strategy for all media in the black area, waste management, correct disposal of the liquid and solid waste that occurs
  • Contribute to material flow and waste flow design
  • Creation of necessary procedures (SOPs) in his work area
  • Carrying out function tests as part of the qualification of the clean media systems, including participation in risk analyzes with regard to GMP and safety
  • Processing of deviations that have arisen in cooperation with QA, QC and the company.
  • Definition of appropriate measures
  • Creation of necessary procedures (SOPs) in his work area
  • Creation of monthly reports; support project control team for schedule and cost control
  • Participate in FATs and SATs
  • Participate in audits and inspections to present the procedures and processes of the clean media systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Your profile:

  • 5+ years in project engineering, project management and/or operations for chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical industries, facility layout and optimization or equivalent.
  • With vast experience and expertise in the field of Utilities and clean rooms design, layout and construction
  • Excellent knowledge of current and proposed future technology in the field of process, associated automation, CQV, operation and maintenance
  • International experience strongly desired.
  • Experienced in cGMP regulatory requirements.


Initial contract 6 months, possibility for extension.
Start date: ASAP

For more info, please contact Isla Littlewood at +31 20 20 44 502 or