Physicochemistry supervisor

Permanent contract

Avenue Jules Bordet 168 1140 Bruxelles


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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry

Life sciences

Minimum level of experience required

1 to 3 years



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Job description

Akkodis is an organization with more than 1,000 engineering, scientific and digital experts in Belgium. Our mission is clear: create a smarter future together! We are a one-stop-shop for engineering, IT, Life Science, and new technologies. Our combined passion for talent and technology allows us to look at the world differently.

With our 360° offer we support companies in all sectors in implementing Smart Industry solutions, from the up and reskilling of entire teams to the delivery of complete projects. Our added value? We make incredible happen!

What do you do all day?

 As Physicochemistry Supervisor, you work closely with teams of laboratory technicians and supervisors of QC department. You actively participate to the implementation of validation/investigation design, coordination of laboratory tests, and redaction of related documents for analytical methods used in QC laboratories, subjected to cGMP standards.

 It's a hybrid job that will allow you to combine work at home and on customer site. You will be required to go to the laboratories regularly to supervise tests (without performing any manipulation). But you will also participate to regular teleconferences and on-site meetings with internal teams as appropriate. This job lets you to start project management approach, while keeping a job with scientific thinking.

 You are also an integral part of Akkodis ''QC Analytical Methods’’ platform which means you'll have daily follow-up and support from people who know your work environment.

 What responsibilities will you have?

 As Physicochemistry Supervisor, you are in charge to:

 o Participate to the reflection of the validation/investigation design and the treatment of experimental data in collaboration with different stakeholders (QC technicians, test supervisor, Validation manager and/or QA specialist).

o Coordinate laboratory tests for various projects of QC department.

o Write documents linked to various analytical methods (work instruction, Standard Operating Procedure, rational document, validation protocol/report, etc.).

o Participate to the investigation phases in case of acceptance criteria unmet.

o Depending on your expertise, you may be required to participate to troubleshooting activity and decision-making with other customer experts.

o Provide support to the management of quality element (CAPA, eCC, Deviation, etc.), without being task owner.

o Participate to transversal interactions with other teams in QC Department and different other stakeholders.

o Participate to the administrative tasks of the team (complete follow-up files, continuous improvement, etc.).

o Guarantee the application and maintenance of adequate cGMP rules in his work area.



What skills do you bring to the table?

 o You are graduated as a bachelor’s or master’s degree in pharmaceutical, bioengineering or chemistry, with a good expertise in analytical chemistry.

o You have a good expertise in some physicochemical methods, like Liquid Chromatography, Gaz Chromatography, Inductive Coupled Plasma spectrometry, colorimetric tests, Kjeldahl, Karl Fischer or other related tests.

o Thorough knowledge of cGxP expectations (especially the application of data integrity rules). o You have good knowledge in validation of analytical methods.

o You have advanced written and verbal communication skills. You are French fluent, and you have good knowledges in English (written and spoken).

o You know how to handle pressure situations.

o You are organized, proactive, solution-oriented, open-minded, and flexible.

o You enjoy meeting and speaking with people, presenting results by going straight to the point, and advising costumers.

o Which can be seen as a plus: • You have laboratory experience to highlight. • You have knowledge with the uses of some analytical software (Empower, Chromeleon, etc.) • You master the Microsoft® Office software. • You have already used SAP and/or Documentum/Veeva. • You have knowledge of ICH, Eur. Ph., USP and/or FDA guidelines.

 What’s the offer you can’t refuse?

 As an AKKODIS Team member, you will be:

 o Onboarded in your position via a buddy process and supported in your career by your Business Manager.

o Actor of your training plan and your personal and professional development.

o Benefit from a full time permanent AKKODIS contract with competitive salary package including several extra-legal benefits.

o In a nice work environment & atmosphere within an international group.

o Invited to attractive events calendar including afterwork, life sciences meeting, and other professional gatherings.

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