Facility engineer pharma

#Facility engineer pharma

The Engineering & Technical Support Division is expanding its engineering team with a Facility Engineer. Are you an experienced engineering professional looking for challenge and growth, then this might be your chance!


Xendo, a ProPharma Group Company, is a consultancy and project management organization in the (bio) pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare fields. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary, knowledge driven approach, Xendo can deliver a broad palette of services to the life sciences industry, applying the right color to projects that we participate in. For over 25 years, we have successfully completed thousands of national and international assignments for start-ups as well as for the largest, most established multinational companies and organizations.



Facility Engineering team within the Engineering & Technical Support Division, reporting to the Managing Consultant.


Who we are looking for

Those who are familiar with typical utility installations like HVAC, Purified water, Clean Compressed Air, CO2, LN2 and building-related installations like cold rooms. We are involved in project s which involve the Engineering and Qualification of commercial GMP manufacturing sites in the Netherlands. Scope of contract is the management and execution of all Qualification activities (URS, Risk Assessments, System Impact Assessments. DQ, IOQ and PQ) of all equipment (QC and Manufacturing) and all direct impact utilities.


The position

As a Facility engineering, you will be responsible for the executing of engineering tasks within one or more projects with a medium lead time (0.5 – 1 year). You will manage engineering projects individually and within a multi-disciplinary team where you will have great influence and responsibilities. Your assignments will vary from conceptual or basic design of new laboratories or manufacturing facilities to consultancy and advice on maintenance management and improvement of maintenance planning as well as technical audits. All work undertaken needs to be in accordance with the agreed budget, timescale, quality and performance criteria within the required procedures (health and safety, GMP, local and corporate standards). At times you will work at the premises of our clients, but also from the Xendo office in Leiden. With your extended experience in facility engineering and preferably project management you would be considered a great and valuable asset to our company. The Sr. Facility Engineer will report directly to the Managing Consultant Facility Engineering.


Your profile

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Installation Technology;
  • Solid engineering (5-7 years) experience with specific experience within (bio) pharmaceutical (or related industries) and GMP is desirable.
  • Project Management skills; experience in planning, designing and programming projects and preparing estimates using up-to-date IT tools
  • Communicative and interpersonal skillset;
  • Customer oriented, passionate and able to effectively switch between different assignments;
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic relation builder with a quality driven mind-set;
  • Excellent proficiency in English and Dutch languageClient-oriented, dedicated, flexible, able to manage timelines and prioritize your work;
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with pertaining international legislation, guidelines and directives and able to assess the impact of changes in your areas of expertise
  • Proficient in English language, both in speaking and in writing. Good command of a second language is an advantage.



Please contact Paul Zantingh, Talent Acquisition Manager at +31 71 524 40 00 or by e-mail for additional information about job specifics.

Our offer

  • a dynamic and varied position in a fast-growing and professional company;

  • good terms of employment;

  • focus on continuously extending knowledge and experience;

  • great projects in all aspects of GxP compliance and validation;

  • projects at both small and large life science organisations  and suppliers.

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