Derks Vacature Techniek

Sr. Maintenance Engineer Pharma

  • Freelance
  • Fulltime
  • Interim
  • Amsterdam
  • Referentienummer: MSP/24-091-DD

Derks & Derks

Challenging Maintenance role with the possibility of permanent employment

  • a challenging job within a global pharmaceutical company
  • a versatile role with broad responsibilities
  • a temporary contract for at least 12 months, and the possibility of a permanent employment directly at our client



As a Sr Maintenance Engineer, you will be working in the Utilities Team of our client, where you and 7 colleagues are responsible for the Utilities (installations) on the pharmaceutical site of our client.

Within the right conditions, these utilities, such as Clean Steam, Purified Water, Water for Injection and HVAC, are essential to produce medicines to which you directly contribute. You will work in the day shift, where you are responsible for the optimal technical performance and availability of the Utilities, together with the Technicians, fellow Maintenance Engineer, Automation Engineer, and Team Manager. You will be responsible for optimizing the availability of installations, systems, and buildings. You will do this by setting up, preparing, and analyzing corrective and preventive maintenance of the various installations, systems, and buildings according to GMP (pharmaceutical guidelines) and safety guidelines. Of course, you will be optimizing the existing preventive long-term maintenance plan by analyzing maintenance and breakdowns. You perform root-cause analyzes in case of (complex) malfunctions, GMP reporting and ensuring adequate follow-up of the defined measurement. And you will ensure proper recording and documentation of maintenance activities according to GMP standards. Of course, you will guide and train colleagues in the use of the installations, systems and internal work processes.


  • working and thinking level, and preferably a BSc. course in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Physics or Technical Business Administration
  • analytical skills and knowledge of maintenance
  • good command of English, both orally and in writing
  • positive basic attitude and appearance and a hands-on mentality
  • work experience in a similar position is plus
  • pharmaceutical experience is a plus



Our client is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Their employees are at the core of their success, with colleagues in over 80 countries, delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. They offer a unique, diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and they have built a promising pipeline centred around their core therapeutic areas. They are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both their generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how they improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.





Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to MSP/24-091-DD, to Björn Baarveld: For more information, please call, text or Whatsapp Björn via +31 (0)6 51 98 16 13.


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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