The Engineering & Technical Support Division is strengthening its process engineering team with a process and mechanical engineer. If you are an experienced professional with a proven track record in process equipment and/or mechanical engineering, then this might be your chance!


Xendo is an engineering, consultancy and project management organisation in the (bio)pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare fields, meaning that your clients are operating in the life science sector. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary, knowledge-driven approach, Xendo can deliver a broad palette of services to the life sciences industry, applying the right colour 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 organisations.


(Bio) Process Engineering, reporting to the Managing Consultant.

Who we are looking for

We want people who value continuous learning and who always look for ways to improve further. It is important to us that you can inspire and motivate others by giving regular and constructive feedback for both your own performance and on the performance of others. We promote a working environment based on cooperation and respect and encourage an atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation. This role is a challenging position for someone with both technical skills and demonstrated consulting skills. We enable you to develop these skills while delivering solutions to the challenges of our clients.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to take a project from the conceptual stage through to completion, taking into account budgeting and operational considerations.

The position

Based on your (bio)process engineering experience you develop conceptual process designs for manufacturing facilities for biopharmaceutical products. You can size and specify both upstream and downstream process equipment to enable the safe and GMP-compliant production of virus vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, therapeutic proteins etc.

You support the procurement of the process systems from a technical perspective and supervise the construction of the equipment, both at vendor premises as well as the manufacturing site. You manage, support, or execute commissioning and qualification of the systems. These activities generally take place in a Xendo team either at the Xendo office or at the client’s facilities.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in process/mechanical engineering;
  • Engineering Qualification in Process Technology or Mechanical Engineering – essential;
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Client-oriented, dedicated, flexible, proven project management skills with helicopter view and able to quickly switch between different assignments;
  • Good analytical-, listening-, and negotiation skills;
  • Proactive, decisive;
  • Independent, structured, and result-driven attitude;
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic relation builder with a quality-driven mindset;
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent proficiency in the English language;
  • Proficient in using MS Office tools;
  • Relevant work experience, experience in pharma/ biotech industry is an advantage;
  • Experience with equipment engineering is an advantage;
  • Driving licence


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

Our offer

  • A dynamic and varied position in a fast-growing and professional company;
  • Good terms of employment;
  • Consultancy, Project and Interim Management at multiple clients;
  • A wide range of projects spanning different phases in facility life science
  • An extended development programme on hard and soft skills.


If you are interested in this position, we encourage you to send your motivation and CV to us:

Xendo B.V.
Att.: HR department
P.O. box 255
2300 AG Leiden or email to:

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