(Senior) Manufacturing Operator

Location Leiden
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Contact name: Sayf Idais

Contact email: s.idais@panda-int.com
Job ref: 12497
Published: 9 days ago

For one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the industry, we are looking for an (Senior) Manufacturing Operator. The position starts with a 1-year contract (extension is possible). The role is based in Leiden!


  • End-to-end production support of the cGMP batches in the BioTD Pilot Plant. This will initially include DSP (downstream) processes in 2021 with an extension to USP production support in 2022.
  • Documentation of batch data and logs.
  • The detection and solution of acute problems and communication about possible deviations.
  • The preparation, assembly, and disassembly of process equipment.
  • Actively setting up documentation for successful productions.
  • Take care of the equipment, including ISL, 6S and kanban systems.



  • 4-6 years of experience in a biotechnological or biopharmaceutical, industrial environment.
  • Experience in downstream processing (DSP),
  • Knowledge of the Upstream process is a plus.
  • Experience with cGMP environment and EHSS standards is essential.
  • Certified Lean Yellow Belt, preferably Green Belt.
  • MBO or HBO/bachelor’s in biotechnology, biochemistry, biomedicine, process engineering (or equivalent).
  • Available to work in shifts (16/7 and 24/7) when requested by the clinical MPS for the Pilot Plant.


Project start date

Short notice preferred


Project duration

12 months + possible extension / per



If you are interested in the above description, please apply with your CV and a letter of motivation.


PS: Did you also know that we offer a generous referral scheme, because great people know other great people, right?


For further information, please contact Sayf Idais at +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or by email at s.idais@panda-int.com