Release engineer


  • Assure that products manufactured and packaged company and legal requirements.
  • Assure that products purchased and used in the Puurs plant meet company and legal requirements.
  • Investigate batches not meeting specifications and prepare recommendations to the QA Manager/QA lead.
  • Coordinate cross functional investigations in case of complex root causes and work closely with Manufacturing Operations and supporting departments.
  • Evaluate root cause analysis, corrective and preventive actions and verify effectiveness in order to prevent recurring deviations.
  • Evaluate incidents that occur in the  facility of your area and prepare recommendations to the QA Manager/QA lead.
  • Operate and maintain the Quality Assurance systems.
  • Review batch related manufacturing documentation for conformity.
  • Approve master documents and SOP's.
  • Prepare Annual Product Reviews and Quality Performance Review.
  • Prepare necessary release documentation for your area.
  • Design the test plans for products in your area.
  • Support continuous improvement of products and processes through:
    • Quality deviation investigation (events/QAR's).
    • Participation in operations, product and system teams and Daily Operations Review meetings.
  • Contribute to timely supply of products.
  • Release authority:
    • Product batches that meet Company and legal requirements (PQS, GMP etc).
    • Every Quality Assurance Report (QAR) needs to be approved by the Quality Assurance Lead, Manager QA, SQOL or Opu QL as described in the effective SOP.


  • You have a master degree with scientific background: (industrial) pharmacist, bio-engineer, industrial engineer, biomedical,…
  • You have experience in a manufacturing environment or packaging environment
  • You have experience with quality investigations and release of biological products or vaccines
  • You have Analytical skills
  • You have good communication skills, verbal and in written, in Dutch & English
  • You have good time management and prioritizations skills
  • You have human interactions (diplomacy, convincing, assertiveness, …)



  • A young and dynamic company with a feel good culture, and a great openness and a no-nonsense approach
  • Real investment in people through education and fun events
  • A competence development model focused on your personal ambitions
  • An attractive salary package
  • Interested? Apply now by sending us your CV and motivation.