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Department Info

Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions (TPS) is a fast-growing global Business Unit within the Terumo Group.  Partnering with the Pharmaceutical Industry, we focus on drug delivery and injectable technology devices, combined with newly launched prefillable syringe technology Plajex. Interested to learn more? Check out our Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLWHiUtboUI

Job Summary

As a Technology Development Manager, you will work closely together with the Sales & Marketing team of TPS, using your technical expertise to understand the current and future customer needs and translating those to our manufacturing and R&D teams in US, Japan and Europe. You will be part of our Global technology development team, being coached by Philippe, Global TD Director who is located in Belgium.  

Job Responsibilities

1.    Customer Focus
Key in this role is developing excellent relationships with customers to convey support and confidence with regards to our capabilities, service and product offering.
You provide hands-on technical knowledge and support from the clinical development phase through the market launch to our customer and other internal and external stakeholders.
Being an expert in our technology, you connect with Product Development, Marketing, Production, Engineering, Manufacturing, R&D, QA, QC and Regulatory Affairs with respect to scale-up, technology transfer, process validation, and marketed product support of new, reformulated, and commercial products. You interact on all levels with external customers for all related activities. You manage and facilitate product technology information flow.
You contribute to the overall strategy by evaluating our current product results, identifying future needs, monitoring competitive products, and analysing and relaying customer feedback.  You keep a close eye on the market and bring new trends to the table.
You present case studies, scientific and technical research topics to small and large audiences at international conferences.

2.    Quality Focus
Quality is the number 1 focus in all Terumo procedures.  You are responsible to follow Quality system requirements, including but not limited to, providing guidance and training of associates in Quality system regulations and the understanding of all Quality system processes.
In addition, you coordinate & follow up of improvement processes (including CAPA’s) together with the related departments.

3.    Innovation
Based on your conversation with clients, you contribute to the develop new applications by preparing specifications and conferring with product engineering.
You implement best practice at customer sites and give product, technology or any other training based on customer needs.
If needed, you provide engineering field support.

4.    Documentation
You review different types of technical documentation, from our clients, authorities, notified bodies and our own documentation preparation for our products (specifications, drawings, position papers).

5.    Teamwork & Travel
You foster teamwork, like building new relationships; always with the needs of the customers in mind.
To be successful in this role, 25% to 50% travel will be a requirement to meet clients and colleagues,  across EMEA and from time to time globally.


Geboden wordt

  • We offer an exciting role in a global organisation with real impact, working with best in class technology, interacting with the leading Pharmaceutical companies.
  • Being part of a multicultural team with a great team atmosphere; co-creating solutions to realise our company’s mission statement ‘contributing to society through healthcare’.
  • An experienced coach, who will guide you through the in’s and out’s at Terumo.  Your development is our objective.
  • A competitive salary package, company car and insurance plan.


Contact Person

Jan Swinnen - TA Lead EMEA

Profiel kandidaat


  • Master’s degree in Chemical or Biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or related field required.
  • You have over 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry, and you have built up a strong knowledge of packaging and/or medical product manufacturing and development.  You are familiar with scale-up and technology transfer to commercial manufacturing sites; In addition, you have a working knowledge of fill/finish equipment and processes, aseptic processing, product and process validation, quality systems, FDA/EMEA regulatory requirements for medical devices and/or pharmaceutical products.
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken). Other languages are an asset.
  • You love communicating with internal and external stakeholders, are a networker and can build bridges.  You like to use your strong technical knowledge to connect with the technical experts of our customers; and based on your interaction contribute to a solution customized to their needs.
  • As travel is a must, you hold valid international passport and a driving license. 

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