CLOSED Vacancy for Hands-on GMP Training Specialist (0,6 - 1,0 FTE)

June 9, 2021

Are you an expert on production, production equipment and quality in the pharmaceutical industry? Are you passionate about transferring your practical experience and technical knowledge? And do you want an optimal work/life balance? Then we have the perfect job for you!

The job

We are looking for an experienced (Sr.) operator or production employee who wants to transfer his/her years of expertise in working with equipment and processes within the pharmaceutical GMP production to our trainees. Our training courses are unique in that they include practical sessions using the equipment available in our cleanrooms and laboratories. The focus of your work will be on preparing and delivering these practical training sessions.

In addition, you will be responsible for participating in the development of new training courses and training programs together with the other trainers and the training coordinator.

You are also responsible for keeping all production and laboratory equipment, big and small, operational.

In a nutshell, this is a versatile job which offers plenty of room for initiative and input!

If you have a passion for or experience in teaching, this is a plus. Ideally you would be able to give (practical) training as well as contribute to the development of relevant training material.

Your profile

  • You have extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry in a GMP production environment.
  • Talent to grasp the essence of a subject and transform it into a clear and interesting story
  • Naturally communicative, sociable and open to feedback
  • Interested in getting in touch with people from different backgrounds and nationalities
  • Good in Dutch, both verbally and in writing
  • Good in English, both verbally and in writing
  • MBO/HBO work and thinking level (through education or experience) in a Life Science discipline

It is an advantage if you have experience with:

- Working in a Class A or B cleanroom

- Working aseptically

- Working in a GMP upstream or downstream production environment

- Giving (practical) training courses

About Biotech Training Facility

Biotech Training Facility is a training center at the Bio Science Park in Leiden that offers practical training in the field of GMP, quality and production and is fully equipped with laboratories with analytical equipment, cleanrooms with production equipment and a technical area with HVAC and WFI production. Examples of training topics include GMP compliance, introduction to upstream and downstream processing, working in a cleanroom, process validation, sterilization, product development, aseptic work and environmental monitoring.

Starters and professionals in the biotech, pharmaceutical industry and health care, follow the courses to learn and put into practice important skills and behavior. We offer customized courses as well as standard courses. Biotech Training Facility opened in February 2016. Our team is small and highly dedicated to further develop the training center into a center of excellence in providing training to people working in the Life Science and Health sector.

Would you like more information? Please contact Ronald Kompier on our general number 0800-2830100.Would you like to apply immediately? Please send your CV and motivation letter to