Engineer for Technical Support Team

Engineer for Technical Support at API production site

Syntese A/S

Are you an experienced and purposeful “hands-on” engineer or similar, with a solid foundation in and GMP? If so, then the position as Engineer in one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical suppliers of Mezalasin, might be the next step in your career!

Syntese A/S is undergoing an exciting development with constant optimisation and expansion of existing production. They have many years of experience in manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) according to GMP and then sold to the pharmaceutical industry. Due to increase in demand, they are expanding the Technical Support Team with more engineers. You will work at the production site in Hvidovre and become part of the Technical Support team in an Engineering & EHS department that supports the manufacturing of the API Mezalasin, which is essential in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

Operational excellence in technical support to API production

As Engineer, you will be responsible for handling production support activities in a correct and timely manner as well as participating on various improvement projects. You will handle deviations as well as define and review corrective and preventive actions. Furthermore, you will manage changes through the change request process. Finally, there will also be tasks regarding Equipment Review and -Qualifications.

As Syntese is in the process of raising the quality bar, your previous experience in managing compliance related issues as well as qualification and validation of production equipment will be highly valued, and you will experience a great degree of manoeuvrability and independence in your job. You will have a variety of stakeholders, including Manufacturing, Quality and Technical departments as well as external suppliers and consultants.

Strong quality mindset with several years from GxP environment

To succeed in this role, you hold an academic degree in engineering or equivalent and have hands-on experience with GMP and technical support tasks in the pharmaceutical industry.

Your level of experience can very from some (3-5) to several (5+) years of experience. Your experience should come from a production environment in the Pharmaceutical industry. You have a strong quality mindset and view GMP and EHS as a platform to ensure a high level in regard to quality, environmental and security matters.

You have a positive “can-do” attitude and master both the English and Danish language.

Syntese offers

At Syntese, you will experience great space for action and the possibility to work independently in addition to having a high impact in the organisation due to Syntese’s empowering culture and very short decision paths. Working at Syntese, you will join Ferring Pharmaceuticals Group which is committed to supporting all employees in their career development and to ensuring all their team members receive the right level of support and progression. Ferring employs over 6,000 people across 56 countries and the diversity of their team brings exciting ideas and innovation. By working together, they can apply new science to unmet needs to help people live better lives.


The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Consultant, Kasper Birkegaard Pedersen at +45 70 20 12 75. As we process CVs continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

 About Syntese

Syntese A/S is part of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical leader in reproductive medicine and maternal health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Syntese was founded in the early 1980s when a Ferring Group team in the Synthesis department invented the 5-ASA purification process that was to become the cornerstone of their business. Today, Syntese manufactures Mesalazine, an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) used in treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Syntese is renowned worldwide for stable Mesalazine of exceptional quality. The company has been growing steadily during its lifespan and is now among the world’s biggest manufacturers of Mesalazine – and still the only company that is dedicated only to Mesalazine and nothing but. Syntese’s Mesalazine is registered in more than 90 countries, including the EU, the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Russia.

Deadline: As soon as possible
Workplace: Hvidovre
Reference:  2321.350
Company: Syntese A/S