Sr. Project Manager Engineering (f/m/d)

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Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NH, NL

Company: Wacker Chemie AG

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations.
Wacker Biotech, as part of WACKER, is a leading global biotechnology organization specializing in the production of biopharmaceuticals. The company has outstanding technologies for the rapid, efficient and thus cost-effective production of therapeutic proteins for clinical and commercial supply. Currently it is the biggest dedicated microbial Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) in the world. Its four dedicated and fast-growing production sites are currently based in Germany (Halle and Jena), The Netherlands (Amsterdam) and The United States (San Diego, CA).
Are you looking for a dynamic, globally active technology company – yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company? We offer you exciting work as part of a team of experts who treat each other as equals. At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMP-compliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product.

We are currently looking for a ​Sr. Project Manager Engineering (f/m/d)​ to join our growing team.

For more detailed information please feel free to contact Mrs. Peggy Engels, tel. 0031 (0)20 7503 675.
Please note: Agency acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated. 



Job Responsibilities

  • Planning, preparing, executing, and reporting technical projects, ranging from small modifications, new equipment installations to more complex multidisciplinary technical
    CAPEX projects
  • Align with client departments and other support departments to meet project timelines as needed
  • Contribute to overall resource planning for technical and other internal projects to enable proper man loading and prioritizing
  • Establishing and maintaining the procedural framework for planning, executing, handover and reporting CAPEX projects of all sizes
  • Functional and hierarchical leadership within the Project Engineering Group


Qualifications Required


  • Capability to prepare accurate project plans in a GMP environment, to assess:
    • which documents are required for a specific CAPEX project
    • how these documents are interrelated in the context of the project
    • the required content of each document
    • the resources required to complete the overall project timelines
  • Capability to oversee multiple CAPEX projects in parallel, project interfaces and interdependencies of all project managers and engineers working in the Engineering group
  • Project Management skills to direct a project team on site during the preparation, execution and reporting phase
  • Line Management and People Management skills to resolve issues, conflicting interests and resource conflicts, both within and outside a (project) team
  • Stakeholder Management skills to align all stakeholders within the organization, ensuring that proper interfacing and handover is ensured from project team to the regular organization



  • Higher technical education level in a (bio-) engineering field of expertise
  • An additional project management education is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of CAPEX project management in a GMP environment
  • Working for 7 years or more in a (Bio-) pharmaceutical environment
  • Application knowledge of cGMP standards, PDA guides, ISPE Baseline Guides and Good Practice Guides for facilities, utilities and equipment
  • Document writing skills both in Dutch and English
  • Basic knowledge of mainstream process automation systems such as Siemens PCS7 and Emerson Delta V is a plus


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
Be part of our WACKER family. Across all nations.
We are looking forward to your online application at 
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