MSAT Process Engineer Cell Culture Ref: 1869


SPGL is a dynamic and well established professional technical services group, operating in a range of market sectors including Bio-Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Healthcare, Regulated Consumer Products, Chemicals & Mission Critical. We are a responsible, diverse and inclusive organisation, driven by our vision of ‘making quality a way of life’ and a strong desire to achieve more for our customers. We are proud to have a great team of highly skilled, smart professionals who help, care and support both our clients and each other.


  • Develop second-generation processes for existing commercial products using small scale models for studies conducted in lab environment.
  • Define technology transfer, initial process validation and process control strategy for introduction of new products and processes at manufacturing scale.
  • Identify process improvements to increase yield or process robustness.
  • Generate a supportive data package, leading to implementation at manufacturing scale.
  • Support and safeguard existing production processes by data trending and monitoring.
  • Generate scientific/technical study protocols and reports in support of significant changes.
  • Generate product impact assessments upon significant deviations in the production process.
  • Provide technical advice to questions of other departments.


  • PhD in Life Sciences (preferably).
  • Experience with relevant in process development or MSAT-like functions.
  • Fluent English speaking and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of Dutch (is a plus, not obligated).
  • Experience with growing mammalian cells in bioreactors; either on lab- or production scale.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving mindset.
  • Accurate with the necessary eye for detail.
  • Can handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Excellent technical/scientific writing skills (protocols & reports).
  • Flexible and willing to support both manufacturing scale operation and set up small scale lab studies.
  • Knowledge of cGMP.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Characteristics: flexibility, stress resistance, openness to change & innovation and eagerness to meet deadlines.

What SPGL can offer you

We are a people centric company where our staff are the heart and soul of our organisation. If you’re looking for a forward-thinking workplace and see yourself as a dynamic professional, come and join our team and you can expect:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Excellent private healthcare
  • Pension and life insurance
  • A variety of challenging projects, with blue-chip customers
  • International project assignments
  • Continuous training and personal development
  • Strong career pathway
  • A mix of young and experienced professionals
  • Multi-cultural and caring organisation
  • An equal opportunity employer
  • Regular team building events and social gatherings

For further information on this role please e-mail