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Production Support Engineer (m/f/d)

Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands

About the Role

Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative medicines company focused on the development of products for targeted radioligand therapy and precision radioligand imaging. We are committed to transforming patients’ lives by leading innovation in nuclear medicine.

ADACAP offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine. We are looking for people who share our commitment to help us achieve this goal. Advanced Accelerator Applications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

40+ is the dedicated number of team members you would be joining at IDB (Advanced Accelerator Applications, Netherlands) whose mission is to bring new therapies to patients wordwide by producing radiopharmaceuticals for targeted radioligand therapy. IDB 's team embraces the culture of empowerment and team work

Location: Netherlands, Baarle-Nassau

The purpose of the Production Support Engineer is to ensure that the integrity and reliability of the equipment is up to standard. By ensuring that all maintenance activities (Preventive, Corrective and Troubleshooting) are performed and documented according to our GMP and internal guidelines. This ensures a safe and reliable operation of the IDB production equipment.

This role will work directly with the [Engineering] team and reports to the [Engineering Head].

Key Responsibilities:

• Execution of maintenance (with support of vendor in specific fields) in and outside the GMP production area.
• Corrective maintenance, including remediation of first-line failures, as well as preventive maintenance, and helping in the preparation of planned stops; and inspective maintenance, through execution of protocols as specified.
• Calibration, per specified interval including documentation. Also develop, revise & review related technical documents (Work-instructions, Job Plans, HECP’s etc.).
• Partner with our manufacturing and quality team to set the right priorities and determine solutions for technical challenges.
• Controlling and administrating the spare parts for the production equipment in alignment with the Maintenance/Reliability Engineer.
• Being a key partner in continuous improvement, providing input to equipment modifications and overall process based on maintenance activities (breakdowns, interruptions etc.).
• Supporting validation activities per the defined validation protocols, along with supporting the preparation of maintenance interventions.
• Providing technical training to operators where needed.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Role Requirements

Essential Requirements:

• MBO+ or HBO degree (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Mechatronic Engineering (MTS).
• Analytical skills and Analytical Trouble Shooting (ATS) approach.
• Good level of English
• Attention to safety, able to work in an organized and structured manner through protocols and standards
• Attention to detail, ability to look at the process through the eye of the end-user as well as an Engineer.

Desirable Requirements:
• Working experience within (pharmaceutical) GMP or isotope manufacturing.
• Dutch knowledge.

You are kindly invited to submit your application in English language, including CV.


Almost 1 billion! That’s how many lives our product touch globally. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis, one of the largest pharma companies in the Netherlands!

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