15 Mar, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Groningen, Netherlands
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Job Description

Taking care of activities in the field of development, optimization and implementation of new and existing production (sub) processes and methods. Designing, manufacturing and installing the necessary equipment and software to achieve a reliable, robust and efficient production process on the basis of continuous improvement.


Process engineers : developing technology and processes for high-quality production

Automation engineers : developing automated and / or robotized processes

Manufacturing engineers : optimizing and improving production processes

Utility engineers : developing and improving utilities for high-quality production

Senior Proces engineer 

  • Deliver operational improvements (Yield, cycle time, uptime) to increase supply of premium product e.g. Eyhance/Synergy/Symony OB


Core tasks

  • Develop new production processes and (test) methods, scale them up and optimize them.
  • Designing, manufacturing and installing the necessary equipment
  • Development / adaptation of raw materials and / or the specifications for this
  • Development of production materials
  • Performing Product or Process Transfers to and from other locations.
  • Participate in or lead project teams and other consultative bodies with regard to their own task area
  • Preparation of protocols, reports and execution of validation tests
  • Drafting and documenting process specifications and work and operating instructions
  • Increasing and transferring process knowledge through training and instructions



  • Technically oriented training at a minimum HBO level, preferably mechanical engineering, chemistry, automation or electrical engineering

Work experience: 

  • Several years of relevant work experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry. 
  • Seniority in the position mainly depends on the complexity and / or size of projects and activities, and the degree of independence in the implementation.

Specific knowledge:

  • Relevant GMP, QSR, MDD / EU MDR, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, ISO 11979
  • Knowledge of relevant work instructions and procedures
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma
  • Design Control
  • Product and process validations
  • Design For Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Automation, Robotica, Industry 4.0
  • Metrology en/of Sensoring


  • Communicative
  • Flexible and accurate
  • Able to function independently as well as in a team.
  • Results-oriented
  • Continuous Improvement / Innovation oriented
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language

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