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Validation Engineer


To expand our engineering team in Nijmegen we are currently looking for a passionate Validation Engineer that would like to contribute to a high performing team!

Years of Experience Req.:
>5 years
Date Posted:
Days Remaining:
Employment Type:
Education Level Req.:
HBO degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.
The Engineering department is responsible for implementing innovative process improvements to secure future capabilities, productivity and compliancy of the Nijmegen production facility. Since a couple of years we have been facing major growth which requires a continuous developing Project Management Organiz578782.06518ation in order to manage these improvements successfully within a semi-pharma environment.
The position of a Validation Engineer is responsible for the validation of the project deliverables according the latest standards and processes, by participating in capital projects.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure a consistent approach is adopted for all validation related activities by coaching, supporting and leading by example.
  • Lead and coordinate validation activities while providing clear evidence of status.
  • Ensures capital projects are delivered compliant with the latest validation standards according the required quality standards.
  • Develops validation master plan for capital projects, drives actively the timely delivery of qualification documents and monitor follow-up on deviation issues.
  • Manage validation budget within capital project to ensure execution of validation master plan.
  • Works closely with the Engineering and Technical managers to have full working knowledge of the CAPEX Plan and Site Validation Master Plan.
  • Leads audit inspections with respect to equipment validation and ensures the site is audit ready at all times.
  • Support other IFCN facilities by providing validation support as required while supporting Engineering strategies.
  • Initiate and implement validation improvements in the areas of costs, quality and customer service.


What are we looking for?

  • Min. HBO degree
  • Min. 5 years of experience in similar function in an industrial/pharmaceutical environment
  • In-depth knowledge of validation processes and standards. Familiar with GMP/HACCP.
  • Knowledge of engineering and project management methodologies.
  • Familiarity with Liquid Processing, Spray Drying, Powder Handling, Powder Transport and Packaging is a pré.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements (Safety, Quality, Technical)
  • High safety and quality awareness
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills using a range of approaches tailored to the audience\situation
  • Ability to work with and influence cross functional teams.
  • Ability and attitude to go beyond routine questioning to find out more
  • Measures team performance and is determined to achieve results
  • Comfortable in adapting and changing course if necessary
  • Ability to think in solutions and to work in a fast pace 24/7 organiz578782.06518ation


Available and interested?

Please send your resume to: cvsleiden@dpsgroupglobal.com or give us a call +31(0)715730810

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