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Centrient Pharmaceuticals is the leading manufacturer of beta-lactam antibiotics, and a provider of next generation statins and anti-fungals. We produce and sell intermediates, active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms.

We are a pharmaceutical company with a clear Purpose: to improve lives throughinnovative and sustainable manufacturing of medicines.

With our commitment to Quality, Reliability and Sustainability at the heart of everything we do, our over 2200 employees work continuously to meet our customers’ needs. We work towards a sustainable future by actively participating in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Founded 150 years ago as the ‘Nederlandsche Gist- en Spiritusfabriek’, our company was known as Gist Brocades. Headquartered in Rijswijk (Netherlands), we have production facilities and sales offices in China, India, the Netherlands, Spain,the United States and Mexico. Centrient Pharmaceuticals is wholly owned by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.

The Engineering department of the business Unit EMENA has a vacancy in its Delft offices for the following position:

Maintenance Engineer Electrical & Instrumentation

The Position

As Maintenance Engineer Electrical & Instrumentation you ensure the management, maintenance and control of the Low Voltage Electrical and Instrumentation installations on the Centrient Delft facilities, buildings and grounds.

The main activities and responsibilities

  • Primary focus in this position is electrical engineering.
  • Gradually the scope increases by adding the field of instrumentation as well (related to an upcoming retirement).
  • Ownership of the maintenance plans related to preventive and corrective maintenance, modifications and projects, so that the agreements with the client are fulfilled, and requirements are met with respect to quality, capacity and effectiveness;
  • Together with the Sourcing Group agreeing maintenance contracts with third parties so that all maintenance is taken care of and meet present needs;
  • Analyzing and evaluating maintenance work, production downtime and safety performance, so that improvement actions can be implemented;
  • Acting as Electrical expert (so called: ‘Installatie verantwoordelijke’) for the Centrient production facilities on the site Delft and ensuring that the overall safety of electrical installations and work is in compliance with legal regulations;
  • Acting as ATEX focal point.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone with experience in engineering work of low voltage installations and practical maintenance experience in a production environment.

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • You have knowledge of Instrumentation Engineering
  • You are certified as an NEN 3140 ‘Installatie Verantwoordelijke’ and also holds VCA**.
  • You are skilled in FMECA and RCA methods.
  • You have experience in working in projects and SAP-PM and have knowledge of government requirements, permits and processes concerned.
  • You like working in a team and have strong communication skills, show initiative and flexibility. You speak and write Dutch and English fluently.
  • Candidates with High Voltage (NEN 3840) experiences are preferred.

Terms and reward

We offer a local contract in a challenging, comprehensive and operational environment, with many opportunities for personal input and plenty of discussions with other professionals. The organization is very flat. You have a lot of freedom and responsibility in an open, direct and informal atmosphere.

We offer a competitive remuneration package with good secondary labor conditions.

The Procedure

Please submit your application before August 20, 2022 via the 'apply' button and upload your CV & cover letter in English. We also ask you to include information on your current remuneration. Only applications with CV and Cover Letter will be considered.

For more detailed information about the role feel and about the Recruitment & Selection process you can contact us via We invite you to visit our website for information about our company.

Reference check procedures are part of the Centrient Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when a reference check is required.

Acquisition in regard to this vacancy is not appreciated


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