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Applikon Biotechnology B.V. is a privately owned Dutch high-tech company and a world leader in high performance bioreactor systems. Our products are used within the Life Sciences and food industry worldwide. Applikon works closely with many national and international universities and institutes. We are constantly developing new technologies for the bioprocessing industry. Our main office is located in Delft with three subsidiaries in the USA, UK and China, and more than 160 employees working in Marketing & Sales, Product Development, Production, QC and after-sales support for our products.

Only applications with both a CV and a letter of motivation will be taken into consideration!

 

International Field Service Engineer

For our Technical Support department we are currently searching for a:

*** International Field Service Engineer ***

In this function your goal is to be our customers’ preferred partner for services that will improve performance and productivity and maintain the high quality of Applikon Bioreactor systems.

Applikon Biotechnology success depends on the pride and quality standards each employee adds to each of our products and services. We insist on strict service procedures meeting ISO standards in our Sales Support Group to be able to  guarantee that every job is done right every time. All employees within the After Sales Support Group are putting our customers first and we use a team approach to problem solving.

Open communication and cooperation with your direct colleagues is necessary to achieve our goal of high quality service. The future will present challenges and changing technology and techniques, therefore willingness to learn is necessary to be successful in this function.  Your desire to share knowledge in combination with being able to think creatively will ensure our standard of high quality service.

Tasks

  • Support Product Development Department with new product development and during product lifecycle to improve reliability, reduce service costs and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Develops tools and documentation necessary to perform installation, training, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Assist Sales and Marketing with all their initiatives to realize sales turnover and customer satisfaction
  • Liaise between Service and other functions to meet deliverables on “projects”.
  • Utilizes his/her expertise World Wide in front of end-users and our distributors and by telephone and e-mail contact
  • Performs installations, preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance world wide
  • Capability to train and instruct colleagues, distributors and customers on service matters

Profile

  • MBO or HBO education Mechanical, Electronics or Electrical engineering
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and international up to 40% of the time
  • Excellent in English writing and speaking
  • Driving License
  • Knowledge of Applikon Biotechnology products
  • Prior experience in an International oriented an operating company
  • Experience with Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies in particular
  • Knowledge of quality standards like ISO, GMP, FDA

Offer
Applikon offers you a responsible position in an organization with leading products in biotechnology. You can expect a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and great career opportunities.  Applikon has a pleasant (informal) working atmosphere and a drive to be part of the top.

Are you interested in this position and do you fit the profile? Apply directly at Applikon Biotechnology B.V., Jolanda Hoogvliet, Heertjeslaan 2, 2629 JG Delft or by
e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. .

Acquisition further to this advertisement is not appreciated.

 

Mechanical Assembly Engineer

For our Production department we are looking for a:

*** Mechanical Assembly Engineer (1 FTE)***

Tasks
The Production Department is involved in the assembly of bioreactor systems. Your work will include TIG and orbital welding of thin-walled stainless steel pipes having a diameter between 6 and 50 mm with a wall thickness varying from 0.5 and 3 mm.
You are also familiar with the shaping of the product to be welded and you have experience with the “through-welding” of stainless steel tubing and components and also experience in assembling according to standard and ISO mechanical drawings.

Profile
We are looking for a (level 2) certified welder with a good feel for precision engineering and with adequate knowledge of materials. You will have completed a your education at the Dutch MBO level (specifically oriented towards WTB: mechanical engineering or FMT: precision engineering). You are also fluent in English and have good social skills. Flexibility, accuracy, and the ability to work in teams is a requirement. With some regularity, you may be assigned to projects abroad.

Furthermore, we are looking for candidates who display involvement, integrity, customer-orientation and quality awareness.

Offer
If you are interested in working in a dynamic organization with short communication lines and an informal culture, where innovation and professionalism are highly valued, then apply directly to :

Applikon Biotechnology B.V., Jolanda Hoogvliet, Heertjeslaan 2, 2629 JG Delft or by e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. .

Acquisition further to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

 

Process Engineer

For our Product Development & Customer Projects department we are looking for a:

*** Process Engineer***

Tasks
As Project Engineer you will work in a multidisciplinary team implementing customer projects (pilot and production systems) and new standard products. In this you are responsible for drawing up and verifying the functional specifications and P&IDs, doing calculations, and selecting components. You will contribute partly or fully to the creation of the operator manuals, OQ (Operational Qualification), FAT (Functional Acceptance Test), and SAT (System Acceptance Test) protocols, and in some cases provide assistance during start-up of all installed bioreactor systems at the customer location.

Profile

  • (Dutch) HBO/WO level, preferably in the area of bioprocess technology or chemical technology
  • Practical process technology experience
  • Good knowledge of the Applikon product range and areas of application
  • Knowledge of the cGMP, GAMP, and FDA guidelines
  • Flexible, independent, and accurate
  • Good organizational and social skills
  • Good spoken and written command of English
  • Willing to travel abroad

Offer
Applikon offers you a responsible position in an organization with leading products in biotechnology. You can expect a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and great career opportunities.  Applikon has a pleasant (informal) working atmosphere and the ambition to be a leader in the industry.

Are you interested in this position and do you fit the profile? Apply directly at Applikon Biotechnology B.V., Jolanda Hoogvliet, Heertjeslaan 2, 2629 JG Delft or by e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. .

Acquisition further to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

 

Production Manager

Due to replacement, we are looking in the short term for a:

*** Production Manager***

General tasks
The production manager is responsible for the timely implementation of functioning products/systems in accordance with the information provided by the production and assembly documentation, and by the price and quality. The Production Manager shapes and structures processes and is able to manage in line with procedures. The Production Manager additionally  sets up, manages, and monitors the department goals and guides the Production department employees (warehousing & logistics, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, work preparation, and purchasing) on the basis of progress reports. He/she reports to the General Director.


Profile

The candidate is a real people manager, having completed a Bachelor’s degree in management and has at least 10 years of relevant experience. Experience in logistics and technical knowledge both count as a bonus. The candidate has exceptional leadership capabilities, can motivate excellently, is analytical and quality-oriented. The candidate is expected to have knowledge of Lean6Sigma and Total Quality Management.
Furthermore, the candidate is expected to have knowledge of ERP, Microsoft Office. He/she will be results-oriented and has excellent written and oral skills at all levels. Last but not least, the candidate we are looking for must possess a good sense of humor!


Offer

Applikon offers you a responsible position in an organization with leading products in biotechnology. You can expect a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and great career opportunities.  Applikon has a pleasant (informal) working atmosphere and the ambition to be a leader in the industry.

Are you interested in this position and do you fit the profile? Apply directly at Applikon Biotechnology B.V., Jolanda Hoogvliet, Heertjeslaan 2, 2629 JG Delft or by e-mail: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken. .

Acquisition further to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

 

internship or a master’s

Our Process Engineering department has a position available for an internship or a master’s project for a university student. The subject is the continuous separation of cells from their medium.

If you are interested, please send your application to Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.

 
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