R&D Scientist

Permanent contract



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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry

Life sciences

Minimum level of education required

Master Degree

Minimum level of experience required

3 to 5 years

Contractual hours

Full time




Flanders, Belgium

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Job description


AKKA is an international engineering consulting and R&D services company. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, aerospace, rail, space, defense, energy and life sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies

With more than 22.000 experts in over 25 countries, AKKA is one of the leaders in its field. In Belgium, we have close to 1000 experts active in different technical fields.

Job Description

  • Perform analysis in support of product characterization, release and stability. Main focus will be on Liquid Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectrometry followed by other applicable analytical techniques.
  • Perform scientific data aggregation and evaluation, communicate and discuss your results with project team lead.
  • Interact with key stakeholders like method development teams to ensure full alignment.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, analytical methods and specifications, GMP and safety.
  • Translate client needs into effective solutions
  • Manage analytical investigation and deviations.


  • You hold minimally a Master degree in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 3 to 5 years of industrial experience
  • Profound knowledge and experience of analytical techniques required for drug substance and drug product characterization.
  • Ensure high scientific quality standards for experiments and ownership of work
  • Flexible and adapt quickly to constantly evolving business needs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English language
  • "Can do mentality” and taking full ownership of your work
  • You are able to work independently, though you are also a team player



As an AKKA consultant, you will be:

  • In charge of diverse transversal and empowering projects
  • Supported in your career by your AKKA Manager
  • Actor of your training plan and your personal and professional development
  • Member of a dynamic and collaborative community of engineers
  • Benefiting from a permanent contract
  • Benefiting from a competitive salary packages including several extra-legal benefits.
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