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Mechanical Engineer

  • Freelance
  • Fulltime
  • Interim
  • Baarle-Nassau
  • Referentienummer: MSP/24-168-DD


  • a challenging job within a large pharmaceutical company
  • a temporary assignment till 18-04-2025
  • contract of Derks & Derks Secondment & Interim



As a Mechanical Engineer, you are responsible for improving both the production equipment and processes. You design and construct improvements and custom shielding to enhance the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the process and materials. Additionally, you serve as a point of contact for mechanical inquiries and coordinate the activities of contractors within your area of work. When resolving mechanical issues and implementing improvements, you collaborate closely with the radiation protection unit to ensure safety. Furthermore, you support and lead audits and inspections, new projects, conduct change assessments, and manage technical drawings for the site, including P&Ids.



  • mbo or hbo degree with 4-6 working experience and with proven track record within Mechanical Engineering
  • minimum level of radiological training: supervisor radiation protection (dispersible radioactive substances D) or willing to follow this training (training takes approximately 3 months)
  • preferably 3+ years of working experience within (pharmaceutical) GMP and/or radioisotope manufacturing
  • attention to safety, able to work in an organized and structured manner through protocols and standards
  • experience as a key user for Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • attention to detail, ability to look at the process through the eye of the end-user as well as an Engineer
  • full-time position with 80% on-site presence



Our client is an international pharmaceutical company that supplies valuable medicines to patients worldwide. In this way they try to lighten the lives of patients and make them better. They are widely active in the market, from research to sales and everything in between. The product portfolio consists of innovative medicines for different target groups focused on specialty medicines and licensed products. They have multiple locations in the Netherlands, with the head office in North Holland. They are ambitious and have a clear growth ambition and expectation. Every day they want to get closer to achieving their mission. Therefore, they are looking for a Mechanical Engineer.



Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to MSP/24-168-DD, to Annerien Peters: For more information, please call, text or Whatsapp Annerien via +31 (0)6 45403933.

Our client has chosen Derks & Derks Secondment & Interim as recruitment agency for this assignment. We request therefore to send any application or other response to Derks & Derks.

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