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Project Engineer - Radiopharmaceutical Facilities

  • Lead and oversee construction and operational projects for a new CRF facility with a focus on GMP-compliant processes.
  • Coordinate engineering and maintenance operations within GMP environments during the facility's operational phase.
  • Independently manage and lead new initiatives related to radiopharmaceuticals on our premises.
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As a Project Engineer at SCK CEN, you will be instrumental in both the development and operational phases of our new CRF facility.

Your role will encompass leading projects from conception through to execution, ensuring all engineering and maintenance activities align with GMP standards.

Lead projects related to the new CRF facility:

  • Direct the development of production lines and nuclear waste management systems, encompassing both process installations and the construction of nuclear waste storage systems and buildings.

During the operational phase of the CRF:

  • Oversee engineering and maintenance activities within the facility, focusing on areas that require adherence to GMP standards.
  • Serve as the essential link between internal maintenance services and the CRF operations, complementing existing services with specialized expertise in GMP/pharma-related maintenance.
  • Lead engineering projects related to GMP activities, including modifications to cleanrooms and other critical environments.

Manage new initiatives:

  • Oversee new initiatives related to radiopharmaceuticals on our premises. Your role will involve coordinating efforts and ensuring that these projects align with our overall operational goals and standards.

To join this frontier, you'll need

  • Master’s degree in (industrial) Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management within pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing environments.
  • Proven track record of leading projects related to facility setup, particularly in GMP-compliant or regulated environments.
  • Experience in managing external contractors and coordinating with various stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of GMP guidelines and their application in engineering and production settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and oversee engineering and maintenance operations in a pharmaceutical context.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of working effectively with both internal teams and external partners.
  • Willingness to operate in nuclear controlled areas and adhere to strict safety and quality protocols.


Daan Caeyers
daan.caeyers [at]