Derks Vacature Kwaliteit

Scientific Technical Specialist II

  • Freelance
  • Fulltime
  • Interim
  • Oss
  • Referentienummer: MSP/24-129-DD


  • a challenging job within a large pharmaceutical company
  • a temporary assignment till 30 April 2025
  • contract of Derks & Derks Secondment & Interim



Reporting into the Product Support Lead, the Process Improvement Specialist will define and drive product and process improvements for drug substance manufacturing. This will be done by executing the continuous process validation plan for the defined products, and defining product related improvements, or process chemistry related improvements based on the data. The positions will also provide high-level investigational support to the IPT and collaborate with above site functions (LMS&T, LMTO, External Manufacturing, external clients) on investigation or improvement projects.

This concerns a temporary assignment filled on an interim or secondment basis.



  • master’s degree required (life science, biotechnology, engineering or another technical field preferred)
  • PhD or PDeng/EngD degree may be beneficial
  • a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in biologics or vaccine manufacturing and/or managing biotechnological development projects, gaining experience with project management
  • hands on experience with change management and Lean Six Sigma tools and a high standard for compliance and GMP
  • broad interest in Biotech (USP/cell culture, DSP/purification, analytical, regulatory, etc.) is preferred
  • eagerness to learn is a must
  • role is intended to be on-site for at least 3 days per week; flexibility can be discussed
  • excellent English communication skills (verbally and written); Dutch is highly preferred



Our client is a world leader in the healthcare industry. Through their medicines, vaccines, biological therapies, and support services they offer health solutions for people and animals in more than 140 countries. They also demonstrate their commitment to an increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver their products to the people who need them. The organisation has three main locations with approximately 4,500 employees. This position is located in Oss.



Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to MSP/24-129-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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