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Principal Scientist Process Engineering

£negotiable plus excellent benefits | Belgium |  Manufacturing and Operations, Research & Development |  Permanent  | Ref:889336

The Role

Principal Scientist Process Engineering - Pharmaceutical Company - Belgium - £negotiable plus excellent benefits


The Company

  • A global, market leading pharmaceutical company with focus on research and development to bring innovative and effective treatments from research stage to market.
  • Over 130 years within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Innovative and ground-breaking global healthcare products


The Role

As the Principal Scientist Process Engineering you will be responsible for;

  • Ensuring the highest quality of products are manufactured within the API facility
  • You will work closely with process engineers, process chemists, senior and mid-level scientists in late stage development, new products introductions and technical transfers all whilst ensuring scientific excellence
  • Working in a team of 12, you'll support more junior members of the team in a largely hands on role
  • You'll stay up to date with current and future scientific developments to ensure your department and teams across the business are kept up to date



  • You'll have excellent experience in API development and manufacturing
  • Good knowledge of API operations such as isolation, drying, distillation and milling
  • Good knowledge of flow chemistry and continuous manufacturing
  • Educated to PhD level ideally within chemistry
  • Experienced working in and managing projects
  • Experience working in a big pharma is desirable
  • You'll be a team player and will always be looking for ways in which you can educate the department and support the team


What should you do next?

This exciting, role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work within a highly innovative company whilst utilising your scientific, leadership and API knowledge becoming a subject matter expert. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Hayley Shayestehroo

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work in the Regulatory Affairs team and recruit for Regulatory Affairs professionals at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices companies and Regulatory Consultancies

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I cover Regulatory Affairs positions at all levels within Pharma, Medical Devices and Regulatory Consultancies, these typically include;

Regulatory Affairs Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Executive jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Associate jobs, Regulatory Affairs Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager jobs, Regulatory Affairs Director jobs, Regulatory Affairs Consultant jobs, Regulatory Writer jobs and Medical Writer jobs.

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

Within Medical Devices it is the transition from MDD to MDR in May 2020. A lot of medical device companies are hiring Regulatory professionals to prepare their company for the transition

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I take pride in getting to know my candidates on a personal level as well as professional. Changing jobs is a big decision for most people so I like to ensure I am placing my candidates in a role that not only matches their career aspirations but also suits their personal situation and key motivations.