Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands


Life Sciences



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If you want to challenge yourself, working in a dynamic & international environment, then apply now! We are currently looking for a: VALIDATION ENGINEER (duration 1 year) PMI has always been a leading company in the sector, but the time of transformation we are currently experiencing is quite exciting and is unprecedented. We are facing one of the greatest transformations in the history of fact-moving-consumer-goods, and the creation of a vision of a smoke-free future requires enormous courage, resourcefulness and motivation. Our organization stands for continuous improvement and therefore we not only try to improve in products but in our work too. Did you know we have awards for Equal Pay and Top Employer? THE OPPORTUNITY The Validation Engineer is responsible for ensuring the manufacturing process (including equipment, methods) are appropriately qualified and validated while conducting review of related documentation and leading quality risk assessment and change management activities. As Validation Engineer you will organize and coordinate the validation execution activities and you will ensure proper documentation and validation status. As Validation Engineer you will ensure that all validation activities are carried out and reported in a timely manner and that all deviations during validation activities are investigated and escalated when required. RESPONSIBILITIES In your new position as Validation Engineer, you are responsible for: • Write, review and update validation documentation; • Maintain and accurate set of validation documents; • Develop test plans, coordinate and supervise testing phases and manage issues; • Support Project and Operations teams in relation to Validation; • Perform risk assessments for process changes; • Support non-conformity (NC) and corrective action/preventive action (CAPA) procedures; • Recommend process upgrades and efficiency improvement and implement them; • Help easy organizational transformation with change management process; • Perform QA review of documentation to support the validation of the site equipment. REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS To be successful in your new role as Validation Engineer you need: • Bachelor or Master degree in Technology, Engineering or Sciences; • 2+ years of experience in a similar position with validation activities; • 3-5 years’ experience in Food, Pharmaceutical or Medical Devices industry • Professional knowledge of the English language, Dutch would be considered as a plus As a person, you can be described as a good communicator with a customer focus. You like to challenge and motivate your colleagues. As the Validation Engineer, you are strong in understanding others. You have the ability to organize, manage, and prioritize your work while keeping a focus on the results. Through your analytical and proactive attitude, you know how to see through processes and you know how to apply a ‘next level’ of working effectively. RISE TO THE CHALLENGE You will join a dynamic, international and fast-paced work environment in a constantly evolving industry and will interact with different levels of experience and expertise across the Company. We offer a contract with competitive salary commensurate to the professional experience. Our company offers you a fresh perspective. Here, you will never stop exploring and discovering. We take on-the-job learning to another level, giving you every opportunity to develop your career and reach your full potential. This position will advance your experience with innovative technologies, services, and processes. Backed by a competitive salary and compensation package, you will work in a professional setting with clients and team members from all over the world. * Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke.